Posts by Charley Mendoza

Careers & Jobs

Based on the stereotype, good managers are people-persons or extroverts. Thank heavens that’s all it is, a stereotype. Employees and customers have all sorts of personalities so by extension, the world needs leadership personalities of all types too.  Follow the leadership tips below so you can learn how to be an effective leader whatever your...

Entrepreneurship

Do you want to run your own business? Do you see yourself as the boss, making big decisions, and earning a lot of money? These all sound nice but it’s also a lot of work.  Starting your own business is backbreaking work. Anyone who claims it’s easy is lying or isn’t really running a business. ...

Education

College degrees are expensive but you can minimize your expenses by applying for scholarships and grants from any of the best scholarship websites listed here.

Entrepreneurship

In 2018, women owned 12.3 million businesses in the United States alone, that’s 20X more than the 402,000 women-owned businesses back in 1972. In the private-sector alone, women employed 9.2 million people. These are huge achievements for women everywhere.  You may be an aspiring entrepreneur, but those calling the shots will tell you it’s not...

Self-Improvement

You start your day intent on being productive. You want to finish your homework, your presentation files, and get some time to hit the gym or grab a few drinks with your friends.  And yet, you spend a few minutes scrolling through Facebook, checking chat notifications, and watching funny cat videos. Time flies and before...

Announcements

In the Spring of 2018, 35 students created world changing solutions for one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): good health and well-being. With guidance from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the World Health Organization (WHO), they created several crowdsourced solutions for non-communicable ailments. One of the winners, “At Your Cervix,” joined the...

Education

Reading through college pamphlets might feel exciting at first. But it might get overwhelming as more of them come, and as the deadline for applications approaches.  If sorting through pamphlets isn’t for you, the next best thing is to attend a college fair.  You can get almost all the information you need on your chosen...

Education

You have a high GPA, tons of extra-curricular activities, and an impressive SAT.  You’re off to college next year and busy applying for universities. If you’re an ambitious, high-performing student, chances are you want to know how to get into Harvard. Every year, thousands of students apply to Harvard and only about 5% is accepted. ...

Careers & Jobs

The BLS says the US unemployment rate hovered at 3.5% to 4% in the last two years. Despite that, about 8.8% of them are unemployed while 18.3 are underemployed according to a different study from Deloitte. Although many have bachelor and post-secondary degrees, it doesn’t seem enough to compete in today’s competitive job market. One...
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