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Three Reasons You Need To Say ‘No’ More Often

The lights came up on the stage, and I was about to make my entrance before the audience as a producer ran up behind me and tugged at my sleeve.

“Just one more thing,” she whispered loudly.

“Um, sure….” I said, anxious to get started and keep my schedule on track.

“After you give your speech, would you mind sitting down with our executive team for a couple of hours and educate them on how you managed to scale your business into online programs? Continue Reading

6 Essential Productivity Tips For Introverts

6 Essential Productivity Tips For Introverts

By Christina Park
Contributor to Forbes

Introverts tend to have tremendous powers of concentration, enabling them to dig deep and work in happy solitude for long periods of time.

But in today’s fast-paced workplace, challenges abound. After being bombarded by a constant stream of emails, distractions, and external stimulation, introverts may find themselves feeling frazzled and losing focus. Continue Reading

APUS Creates New Veterans Center in West Virginia

Procrastination: Why Smart Students Fail

By Craig Gilman
Faculty, American Military University

As an instructor with American Military University who teaches a college orientation course specifically designed to ease new or returning students into the habits of success in the classroom, I am often teaching servicemembers who have not been in school for awhile. Many come to the classroom with a long history of achievement in their communities and commands, yet not all survive this introductory 100-level course. Continue Reading

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education

How Successful People Handle Stress

By Travis Bradberry
Contributor to Forbes

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the volume of gray matter in the areas of the brain responsible for self-control. Continue Reading

The Benefits of Surfing for Overcoming PTSD and Other Health Problems