Communication

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Top Ten: Best Ways to Make a GREAT Impression

Communication

The Co-op advisors at SFU are in the unique position of hearing from both employers and students about what makes a successful work term. Paulette Johnston has a list of ten simple ways to get off on the right foot.

By: Paulette Johnston 12179 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The Best Question You Can Ask

Arts and Social Sciences

"How did you get to be where you are?" It's such a delectable question. I think that's because it's an invitation to tell a story, and we inherently love stories. It's also a tiny risk, as the person so questioned might decline the invitation.

By: David Lindskoog 6256 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Getting A Handle On Conflict

Communication

There’s no denying it – people see and understand the world differently, and it’s only a matter of time before perspectives clash, right and wrong get mixed up, and feelings get hurt. But it’s pretty clear that different people handle conflict uniquely.

By: David Lindskoog 5518 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Conflict – The Nature of The Beast

Life Balance

Conflict. Why oh why do you plague us so? You are an inevitability – it’s just a matter of time before someone or something disagrees with someone else, and they’re suddenly in a position of deciding between actions towards resolution, mediation, antagonization, or blissful ignorance.

By: David Lindskoog 5714 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking

Personal Development

Hate giving in-class presentations? Looking for ways to improve your public speaking skills? Here are 3 easy steps to ace your next presentation!

By: Noman Muneer 8263 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Writing Effective E-Mail

Writing

For many of us, "business writing" now means e-mail. It's the medium we use most often to communicate ideas and information to colleagues, managers, clients and the world at large. And if we want the e-mail we send to help us meet our goals, we need to stop thinking of it as something we can just "dash off." Read more here.

By: Janis Fisher Chan & Natasha Terk 15492 reads | 0 comments
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