Welcome to Student Success: Creating Community Through Conversations, a podcast series dedicated to the success of first year students. Each brief, expert-hosted podcast will provide you with tips, trends and insights on relevant, practical and high interest topics that both you AND your students can use. Be sure to share with your students and/or colleagues and subscribe to stay connected to the whole series! New topics posted monthly.
In a sense, being grateful means you acknowledge blessings in your life and feel thankful. For each of us these will be a little different, but the science behind gratitude shows people are kinder, more resilient, energetic, and countless other positive attributes. This episode digs into why it’s important to dig into the good you’re surrounded with.
In a sense, rapport is simply meeting and connecting with someone in a meaningful way. Within 3 minutes of meeting someone we can decide whether we like them or not. So how can we use this knowledge to be the type of person that builds rapport and makes people want to know us?
How to Talk to Difficult People
There are so many different types of difficult people but this episode focuses on the 4 types we encounter most. Sharon helps us identify why we find them difficult and offers solutions to talk more effectively.
The Power of Purpose, Passion, and Persistence (Pt. II)
Passion fuels purpose, and this episode focuses on how to reveal and trust your passion to drive your destiny.