Blog Category Ed4Online

Three blank sticky notes
September 12th, 2018
Kris Powers

Who doesn’t want to learn how to improve themselves with tips on motivation, self-control, and productivity? Learning how to better manage yourself and your time is key to living a fulfilling life. Too many of us are wrapped up in our daily lives and unable to relax and spend quality time with family and friends.



But your life doesn’t have to be this way. By improving your motivation, self-control, and productivity, you can turn your life around. Those who implement the tips we have in this video will be able to boost production and increase their free time.

I can do it!
September 5th, 2018
Kris Powers

When I was younger, I rarely took steps larger than I thought I could manage for fear of failure. This applied academically, personally and professionally. It wasn’t until I reached my 40’s that I began to realize that I really could, indeed, do almost anything I set my mind to. Oftentimes I’ll catch myself thinking “what if”. What if I had taken more risks professionally? What if I had been more active in social clubs while in college?

Student looking at a training website on their laptop
August 29th, 2018
Kris Powers

When choosing a career path, it’s important to not only follow your interests, but to consider the education or training needed, potential pay, benefits, room for advancement, and the anticipated future growth of jobs in that field.



The Bureau of Labor Statistics has a wealth of information available to all who seek it. The following fields are expected to have strong growth rates to the year 2026. Where possible, we’ve listed what those jobs pay and how much education they require.



Health care:

Decision making
August 23rd, 2018
Kris Powers
Most of the decisions we make each day don’t require much thought. In fact, many decisions are made either unconsciously or very quickly out of habit. But are the quick decisions made from habit what’s best for us? Have we become so complacent in some areas of our lives that we don’t even realize we have a choice anymore?
Female student smiling in front of laptop
August 12th, 2018
Kris Powers

Online education, when done right, is no easier than education provided in a brick and mortar building. However, to be a successful online learner requires a certain skill set. For some, these skills are innate. For others, they may need to be learned and practiced.


Two women around a laptop that has "learning" on the screen
August 8th, 2018
Kris Powers
As a student, understanding what moment of need you are seeking to meet can help you select the best type of course or learning method to reach your goals.
Young child with model airplane
August 1st, 2018
Kris Powers
While many of us dream of growing in our current occupation or starting a new career; we might struggle with the concept of finding more time for career training in an already jam-packed day. The good news is that there are many different ways to obtain training and development in your field. Learn more here!
Exhausted female student at laptop
July 25th, 2018
Kris Powers

We all experience moments of feeling utterly unmotivated. For students, especially those juggling family, work and school obligations, staying motivated to complete schoolwork can be one of the toughest challenges when faced with so many demands for your attention. But don’t get discouraged! Here are a few simple ways to keep motivated, even on your toughest days.



Pick your most productive time

Smiling young woman at computer
July 18th, 2018
Kris Powers

study from the Deloitte University Press reported that up to 87.7 percent of America’s workforce is not able to contribute to their full potential because they don’t have passion for their work. 



If this sounds like you, it may be time to find a career you are passionate about. Workers who are passionate about their careers are committed to achieving higher levels of performance. Here are some steps to help.  



1. What is your passion?

Adult student at computer
July 11th, 2018
Anonymous

It’s very common nowadays to hear about adults returning to school. With the rise of online learning institutions and adult learning scholarship programs, there are more viable options to study for a degree later in life. We previously noted here on Ed4Career how adult learners are a unique demographic that colleges need to better understand. For instance, they prefer working to their own schedule, come from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, and are heavily motivated to progress.

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