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Bringing Civility Back to the Workplace

by Sally Hart, SHRM-SCP, SPHR I recently spent some time boating on Lake George, an activity that includes sunny skies, cooling dips in the lake, and the enjoyment of summertime adventures in upstate New York. My time was unfortunately marred by rude behavior from others, such as other boaters pushing ahead in line, or creating their own boating lanes and…

The Challenges of Leading Responsibly in Business

  Business leaders are, more than ever, expected to make complex and time-critical decisions, often affecting the lives of many. For instance, a clothing manufacturer finds its Asian textile mills are polluting local streams and forcing underage seamstresses to work 14-hour days. “It’s easy to preach about doing the right thing, but it is a whole new ball game when those…

Saint Rose Best Buddies president accepts outstanding chapter award.

Saint Rose Best Buddies Receives Outstanding Chapter Award

Saint Rose Best Buddies, a student group that offers social activities and friendship to those both with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities, received the outstanding chapter award for the state of New York at the annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in July. Best Buddies is an international organization that operates at colleges, middle schools, and high schools. The Saint…

tower of rocks to illustrate balance

School/Life Balance: 6 Ways to Do it Right

Going to college is famously one of the best experiences of your life. Studying and hanging out with people your own age who are interested in the things you are is  powerful. You are definitely going to love it. However, you may easily find yourself overwhelmed by schoolwork and all the stuff you’re involved in outside of the classroom. Striking…

Macbook and journal spread out on a table

5 Essay Ideas That Are Never Boring (to Write or to Read)

Here’s the thing about the college essay: They’re not just hard to write. They can also be hard to read. Once you accept this truth, you’re going to be about 17 steps ahead of all of your peers. Because knowing this does for you is it makes you think about who the person is reading this essay. Who are they?…