/ Daniel Karell/ Business

4 Types of Organizational Structures

What does it take for companies and organizations to be successful? There are many answers to that question. Some would say it’s having an effective mission; others would say it’s selling a product or service that’s in high demand. Ultimately, it’s a company’s organizational structure that helps determine success. An organizational structure is defined as “a… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Business, Education

How to Become a Corporate Trainer

Do you enjoy teaching adults and have great interpersonal skills? Then a job as a corporate trainer may be for you. Corporate trainers are human resource specialists who help improve employees’ skills. Many corporations see the value in keeping their employees happy, as well as developing their abilities — and that’s where corporate trainers come… Read more »

/ admin/ Public Relations and Advertising

Ringing in the New Year: A Look at Resolutions

It’s been 40 days since New Year’s Day. Have you been keeping up with your resolution? According to U.S. News, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February. Take a look at our infographic to explore the most common resolutions and why most people can’t seem to follow through.  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Education

What’s Different About Teaching Adults?

Adult students have unique needs compared to traditional-aged students, meaning teachers and educators must focus on different aspects of teaching to effectively achieve solid learning outcomes. Plus, the National Center for Education Statistics projects that the number of students 25 and older will grow to 8.8 million by 2026, up from 8.1 million in 2015, making… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Communication

Gender Differences in Communication Styles

It’s been said that men and women are so different, they must be from different planets. John Gray’s famous book, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, popularized this theory through the title alone, even with tongue planted firmly in cheek. In reality, we all come from Earth, but men and women do have… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Communication

Creating Shared Meaning: The Communication Process

Have you ever thought about the way we speak to one another, or how we communicate as a society? If we break it down to its simplest form, communication is simply a process where a message is transmitted or ideas are exchanged between the communicator and the recipient. The communication process uses a medium to… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Business

Visual Merchandising Tips for the Holidays

It’s one of the hallmarks of the holiday season: window shopping in New York City. Each year, thousands descend upon Midtown Manhattan to admire the holiday window displays at Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and dozens of other department stores. But oftentimes, these stores aren’t featuring a product. Rather, they’re telling the story of the Christmas… Read more »

/ Rebecca Bernstein/ Screenwriting

A Guide to Character Archetypes

Although we may not realize it, all of us are intimately familiar with the characters below. Character archetypes are found in every storytelling culture on Earth. Carl Jung defined archetypes as ancient images and traits unconsciously shared by all humanity, commonly found in myths, stories and dreams. The 12 primary archetypes identified by Jung represent… Read more »

/ Daniel Karell/ Business

Then and Now: The Evolution of the Christmas Stocking

One of the most recognizable Christmas symbols are the large, colorful, oversized stockings hung by the fireplace, stuffed with goodies and ready to open on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning. For many families, stockings are as much a part of the Christmas holiday as trees, egg nog and lights draped around the house. But for… Read more »