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Understanding Fear and Courage

Courage is less of an innate character strength than it is a skill; an individual can intentionally develop courage when the right skills are in place. In the words of Nelson Mandela, “I learned that courage was not the absence …

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New Online Digital Photography Certificate Program

Capturing great photographs takes more than a good camera or the right Instagram filter. To be a successful photographer, one must master a variety of observational and artistic techniques, as well as become intimately familiar with photography’s technical elements and …

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Social Media: The Modern Day Diary

Today nearly 3.5 billion people are actively using social media. On average, people spend over two hours a day on social media apps and have an average of more than seven social media accounts. In the last year alone, social …

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What Makes a Photograph Good?

You want to take “good” photographs. But what exactly does that mean?
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Opinions of photographs are always subjective, but there are a number of factors you can consider when determining what makes a photograph “good.” Whether you aspire to …

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Everyone’s in the Hospitality Business, Every Day

In today’s competitive market, the customer experience is everything — and not just in the hospitality industry. From the very first impression until the customer walks out the door, there are countless opportunities for making their experience memorable.  As part …

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eCornell Student Leads Change at the United Nations

Dr. Adam Simpson, a recent alumni of eCornell’s Change Leadership certificate program, is the Manager of Global Programmes for UN Women in New York 

I recently completed the Change Leadership certificate program, developed by faculty at Cornell University, delivered through the …

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Cultivate Strategic Approach to Organizational Management

Learners gain the leadership agility skills needed to operate in complex environments

Great leaders are always looking ahead. They embrace change instead of resisting it, recognizing that the world’s landscape in the 21st century is vastly different from that of previous …

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Human-Centered Approach to Decision-Making Strategy

C-level executives are recognizing creativity’s role in strategy. A recent global IBM survey of over 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the most vital skillset needed to navigate an increasingly complex world. The ability to generate efficient and effective solutions to …

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Giving Tuesday with Cornell’s Alternative Breaks

Cornell University fosters a broad, thoughtful, and giving community, both on campus and around the world. As co-president of Cornell Alternative Breaks, one of the largest student service programs at Cornell, Jessica Wu embodies Cornell’s commitment to service. Wu, a …

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