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Becoming the Leader You Want to Be

Leadership

Whether in the workplace or at school, we’ve all come across difficult personality types. Read on to find out how you can turn those interactions into positive experiences.

By: Malinda Pathacharige 11623 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting On My Experience As A Career Peer Educator

Reflection
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Career Peer Educator? Find out what you can gain both personally and professionally! 
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Passport to Leadership – Starting Your Leadership Journey

Passport to Leadership

Delivered over five different workshops (one every two weeks), Passport to Leadership aims to introduce students to basic leadership skills and show them the various ways to get involved around campus.

By: Christina Guan 26962 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Our March 4th #OLCchat looked at entrepreneurship and the opportunities available to SFU students looking to launch their own business. Our guest Jesse Robson, from SFU's Venture Connections shared his own insights on the experience.

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Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series

Indigenous

The FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series Perspectives on Leadership and Policing is on January 28th at SFU Harbour Centre. Join them to hear from Sgt. Ernie Louttit. After 27 years with the Saskatoon Police Service, he is retiring and publishing his memoirs.

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An Introvert Career Peer? WHY NOT?

Susan Cain

Do you think that most introverts are very quiet, shy, and not comfortable speaking in front of people? Do you believe that extroverts are more outgoing and talkative? Let’s take a look at some common beliefs about introverts and see if they are true or not. You might be surprised to learn that an introvert can also be a Career Peer Educator!

By: Jeannie Chong 6574 reads | 0 comments
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Taking a Closer Look at What Sustainability Means

Sustainability Opportunities

Typically I associate the topic of sustainability with the environment. You know, recycle, reduce, reuse? But as I was looking organizations participating in the recent sustainability fair, I realized that it encompasses more areas that just the environment.

By: Alexandra Lowe, Volunteer Services Assistant 3696 reads | 0 comments
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Goals: Not Ikea Instruction Manuals

planning

Given my past rantings on such things as happenstance, chaos theory, and the general unpredictability of life and the world, I would forgive you if you thought that I would be opposed to any sort of goal-setting or similar such planful activities. I actually believe goals can be quite helpful - but only if we stop thinking of them as Ikea instruction manuals.

By: David Lindskoog | SFU Career Services 6321 reads | 0 comments
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Mentor Kids and Help Their Literacy Skills at Writer’s Exchange

Life Experience

Sabrina shows you how the Writer's Exchange could be your perfect volunteer opportunity! She gives you the scoop on the programs and volunteer positions that are available and why they'd be a great experience for you!

By: Sabrina Azaria 5294 reads | 0 comments
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Final Exams: Learning Through Teaching

Personal Development

Final exams are coming up, and many students are starting to hole up in the library. Most are familiar with studying for exams, by reading textbooks, listening to lectures, or participating in study sessions. Yet, there is another way to learn a subject, and that is to teach it. As they say, you do not know any subject well unless you are able to teach it to someone else!

By: Mike Wong 3658 reads | 0 comments
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