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How to Give an Effective Class Speech

A student writes RWU for advice on how to give an effective presentation for class. He was offered the following advice:

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Planting Your Spiritual Garden

When you plant this garden, may God richly bless you in your sincere endeavor. Read more »

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Purpose, Passion, Persistence Pull-ups

To help you put some fuel (i.e., persistence) behind your passion, I want you to answer the following questions (without bias, judgment, or concern about what others might think, or how you might feel later). Just focus. Read more »

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Finding Your Purpose

Your purpose is not something you create, it was already created for you. I call this the “promise.” Our job is to uncover our unique talents, skills, and abilities (i.e., our gifts) and use them to serve others for the purpose of our creator. Therefore, our purpose is the same, the only difference is the vehicle in which we choose to pursue it.

Listed below are some strategies that will help you uncover your uniqueness. How you choose to use those gifts to serve others will be entirely up to you. Read more »

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Improving Your Listening Skills

Leading by Listening

“You’re not listening to me.”
“Did you even hear a word that I said?”
“You’re missing the point.”
“Why do I even bother trying to communicate with you?”

If you have half a pulse, and you’ve actually interacted with other human beings, then you’ve either uttered some of these words to someone in total frustration, or worse, someone has uttered them to you with equal disdain.
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Trying to Stay Positive

A RealWorld Student writes:

I HAVE THIS TEST TO TAKE IN ABOUT 51 DAYS, I HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR THIS EXAM FOR ABOUT 9 MONTHS AND I HAVE TO ACE IT , SOMETIMES I HAVE SELF DOUBTS ABOUT MY CAPABILITIES WHICH I ALWAYS TRY TO SAY MYSELF THAT IT IS BY BEING SUCCESSFULL IN THE PRESENT THAT YOU CAN EXPECT A POSITIVE FUTURE. I JUST WANTED TO KNOW HOW AM I SUPPOSE TO BE POSITIVELY MOTIVATED AND ACTIVE IN MOST OF MY PREPARATION.

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