Our Thanksgiving Guide – Turkey & Potatoes & Pie…Oh My!
Nov25

Our Thanksgiving Guide – Turkey & Potatoes & Pie…Oh My!

You’ve been invited to Thanksgiving (Also known as Turkey Day) dinner at a US American’s house; now what? Thanksgiving is one of the most uniquely American holidays celebrated in the US because it is one of the only 100% secular holidays. It is not associated with any religion and was created to celebrate a meal our settlers shared with the native people who helped them survive the first year. This is a holiday all about family...

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3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking
Aug28

3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking

As you’re starting your MBA internships and full time positions, you probably have a lot of people telling you to network.  One of the best ways to network is through causal conversation or small talk.  Here’s how: 1.  Ask an open ended question. 2.  Listen for a point that you find interesting. 3.  Ask a followup question on that topic. You can use these 3 steps to build your network and help you turn internships into...

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9 Business Acronyms You Need To Know
Apr18

9 Business Acronyms You Need To Know

We have all pretended to know what an acronym meant in a meeting or interview only to rush out and look it up later. Hopefully, this list from ResumeBear.com will prepare us better for the next time. Read the full list...

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Do International Students Need to File US Taxes?
Mar13

Do International Students Need to File US Taxes?

by: Grayson Leverenz updated for 2012 It’s that time of year again. Accountants work tirelessly. People storm the post office at midnight. Those that underpaid mourn writing that check to the government. Those that overpaid rejoice that a return is on the way. And, yes, the government expects International Students to file.  In fact, everyone living in the US must report to the government, even if you didn’t make any money last year....

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | “I Have A Dream”

I’m starting my day with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s "I Have a Dream" speech. The entire thing runs just over 17 minutes; I highly recommend investing the time to hear one of the most admirable leaders in US history share his vision for our country.   Click here to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr....

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Succeeding with Authenticity during Your MBA
Aug19

Succeeding with Authenticity during Your MBA

image: code poet US Culture | Direct vs. Indirect Communication How to Succeed with Authenticity by: Grayson Leverenz There is a lot of talk about authenticity in US marketing circles today. Consumers demand their brands of choice be authentic in their communication; they want to understand what a brand really stands for before they add it to their shopping basket. As such, the job of the marketer becomes communicating authentically....

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