When I signed up for Ei, I knew that I would be stretching myself, and walking in places and doing things completely unfamiliar to me. I just didn’t know how challenging it would be. Nowhere was this more apparent to me than three weeks ago when I was trying to determine where to spend my … Read More
Posts by Toph Carter
Rewind my life back 1 year. I was prepping for graduation, working a job that – though I didn’t hate – wasn’t right for me, and searching for a job after college. At that point, I would have taken anything that was more interesting with better pay. My background in communication had prepared me well … Read More
I have been playing an ongoing game of charades for two weeks. I made the decision to move to Madrid and work with Soulsight for my second term with Experience institute. Not only is the work new and exciting, but it’s also in Spanish. … and my rusty Spanish is Mexican-Spanish, not Spain-Spanish. It’s not … Read More
Goals are powerful. They can extend our vision and move us closer to our potential. They make it easier to create plans and to prioritize our lives so that we can accomplish what we set out to do. They can help us realize that the seemingly impossible is achievable when we put our whole force … Read More
One of my goals for this year is to learn the role that creativity plays in the workplace and to see how creative people enhance their work environment.
Why do people go on adventures? Sometimes our journeys have a practical purpose. Other times we go where the wind takes us. In either case, we grow through our wanderings.
College graduates face a different world than that of their parents. In a 2013 survey, over 40% of recent college graduates are unemployed and 16% are in part time positions. A degree employers are looking for is experience, skill, and potential value a candidate can offer. These cannot be taught in a traditional educational setting, by reading books and attending lectures, but need to be learned through doing.