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20 May 2015

4 Networking Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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Many networking newbies have tendencies that inhibit building real relationships with their new contacts. The good news: it’s not that hard to fix. Here’s what you might not even realize you’re doing wrong—and what to do about it. Read Article
15 May 2015

Must Have Skills for Students in the 21st Century

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“Excel and PowerPoint is just as important as speaking English in business.” This is a direct quote from a hiring manager at a global consulting company. Microsoft Office is critical for success.Watch Video
11 May 2015

Negotiating Power – A Matter of Perspective

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Our sense of how much leverage we have in the job market is often directly related to our employment situation.  When people plan to stay in their current jobs, they often assume they wouldn’t be able to earn much more if they leave.  Those considering a move may be convinced that they could increase their...
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4 May 2015

Reading Books on Swimming

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Studying entrepreneurship is like reading a book on swimming. Some things in life you have to do. Until you jump in and feel the discomfort and confront the fear it will remain academic. Talking about swimming is not swimming. Take a step back, get a running start and cannonball in the water.
1 May 2015

Dress Rehearsal

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Your imagination has no trouble. It can conjure up failure or success with no problem. Many times people fall into the trap of visualizing all the things that can go wrong. Clear visualization, repeated again and again increases the changes that it will happen. So rehearsing failure is just a bad habit. Take control and...
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29 Apr 2015

Build Professional Business Plans

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With BridgePrep Innovate you are able to build professional business plans. We remove the guess work and provide structure so you can focus on your business. Learn More
28 Apr 2015

Aristotle: Criticism

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There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. – Aristotle
27 Apr 2015

GCE Lab School Case Challenge: 1st Place

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On Friday, April 24th, GCE Lab School and BridgePrep sponsored a student Case Challenge. The competition was intense and each group was outstanding. Congratulations to the 1st place team.
22 Apr 2015

6 tips for acing the lunch interview

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In the Bay Area, lunch interviews are fairly common and offer employers a glimpse into how a potential hire will represent the company in a social setting. But as casual as meeting a potential manager may seem, if some lunch interview etiquette is ignored, a simple gesture could ruin your chance…Read Article
20 Apr 2015

Choose to Be Positive

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Positivity isn’t something that just happens. It’s a daily choice that you have to commit to. Do you choose to beat yourself up and sulk or will you take matters in your own hands and rise to the challenge. There will be times where it’s difficult to face the day, it happens to everyone. Wake...
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17 Apr 2015

The Apprenticeship Model

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In the Exploring Future Careers webinar we talked about entrepreneurs. Many aspiring entrepreneurs would benefit from an apprenticeship model but many entrepreneurs just don’t have the time to spare. Watch Video
13 Apr 2015

Prepare Like an Olympic Athlete

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Every four years we marvel over the amazing accomplishments of Olympic athletes. The dedication and pressure of years of training coming down to one moment. Most Olympic athletes have nutritionists, strength coaches, and a laundry list of others helping them on a daily basis. Think of yourself as an Olympic athlete, who is helping you...
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