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Time Management for the Holidays

By Dr. Suzanne Minarcine
Faculty Director, School of Business at American Public University

We need to go back to the basics of time management and we need to find ways to relieve the stress associated with the holidays. The Time Management Grid, designed by Stephen Covey in 1994 and introduced in his book, First Things First, divides tasks into four categories: important/urgent, important/not urgent, urgent/ not important, and not important/not urgent.

Transition Struggles No One Tells You About

By Stephanie Nukis
Alumna at American Military University

Recently I decided to leave active duty after 13 years and transitioned to being a civilian. In the course of this decision, everyone talked about financial planning and stability as well as how to get my next job. I was set, I was ready, and I was confident that I could handle the change.

As it turns out, I wasn’t nearly as prepared as I thought.

What Does It Take To Be Your Own Boss?

By Megan Ritter
Online Career Tips, Guest Contributor

Going to the office is sometimes a great way of relieving stress at home and vice versa. You may feel trapped at home with no outlet. Make sure that you take some time for yourself and continue relationships with others outside the traditional workplace.

What to Do When You Run Out of Work to Do

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

Most of us work like machines throughout the day, charging forward without stopping for a breath. You keep pushing to meet deadlines and not fall behind, and now all of that hard work has paid off. Sure, take a moment to breathe and bask in your accomplishment, but now is not the time to twiddle your thumbs. Use this time to do something productive that will make your job even more efficient.