Many celebrate this holiday by showering their significant others, families, and friends with chocolates, flowers, and little trinkets designed to express just how strongly they feel. In fact, in 2017, the National Retail Federation reports that $18.2 billion was spent on various Valentine’s Day goodies, down slightly from the $19.7 billion that was spent the year before.
Topics: Valentine's Day
With management, comes meetings. Saint Leo professor offers advice on how to turn the bane of the business world into a physically beneficial experience.
Chances are, you’re looking forward to many aspects of a future business position as you pursue your online management degree — taking on a leadership role, contributing to your company or encouraging employees. But the inevitable meetings managers endure are another story.
Expressing gratitude is taking action that can touch others in positive ways.
Gratitude seems to have become trendy in recent years. The intense focus on gratitude lists, journals, books and blogs could lead you to think that we’re only now realizing the value of counting our blessings here in the 21st century.
Actually, the value of gratitude has been around a long time – since the beginning of time, some would say, if you include biblical references to the significance of giving thanks.
Activities, games and apps to boost your brain power and improve your concentration.
Okay, online students, time for a quick quiz.
You have a pile of reading and a paper to write. Do you:
Power through with a lot of coffee.
Play on your phone.
Our country is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave.
As we prepare to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 240 years ago, the Saint Leo community thanks the selfless men and women who serve in the name of liberty -- the members of our armed forces who keep our nation free -- and their family members who serve on the homefront.
Online student Bill Adkins reflects on the need to develop resiliency in order to cope with life's challenges.
By Bill Adkins,
Student, Saint Leo University|Online
As I sit here typing this blog for Saint Leo – counting the number of classes I have left before graduation (four!) – I can’t help but think of my first experiences in college over 17 years ago.
Student support staff in Saint Leo’s Center for Online Learning reach out to much younger students than usual to assist in their educational journey.
Hold up a shiny new copy of the beloved book “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” in front of St. Peter Claver’s kindergarten class, and students’ exuberance is spontaneous.
Topics: Core Values
Two Saint Leo business professors offer insight into attaining work-life balance. Download the podcast to hear their lively discussion.
Whatever you call it – work-life balance, work-life integration, or work-life success – Americans are constantly seeking the elusive secret to having it all: the perfect blend of career and home life.Professional-personal life nirvana.
Each of us has exactly 86,400 seconds to spend every day. How we make the most of those seconds is up to us.
Did you do anything yesterday that was not necessary?
Maybe you started a discussion post during your lunch hour and got side-tracked by a co-worker with a “quick” question.
Are you juggling parenthood, a career – and an online degree program? September 16 is National Working Parents Day – your day to take a bow.
By Tiffany Nelson, Ed.S., Prevention Counselor
Saint Leo University Counseling Center
September 16 is National Working Parents Day. And while all parents who work full-time and are raising a family deserve a pat on the back, if you’re also enrolled in a Saint Leo online degree program, you are totally amazing.