Being a Student Athlete during your college years is hard, there’s no doubt about that. Attending university full-time while playing a sport and having a part-time job is one of the most stressful things I have ever done. That experience alone teaches you a plethora of life lessons. But, when you add into the mix a pandemic there’s a whole new group of lessons that life throws at you. Here are just a few that I’ve come to realize.

  1. The biggest lesson that this time has taught me is to value the little things in life. When my lacrosse season…

Listening is a vital part in any relationship. One of my biggest triggers in a relationship, whether a friendship or romantic, is not being heard or listened to. Everyone wants to be heard and when you have to constantly repeat yourself to make yourself feel heard it not only angers you but makes you feel inadequate in many ways. This idea is true not just of friendships and romantic relationships but it is also a vital aspect of the relationship between a consumer and a business.

In his book “Likeable Social Media”, Dave Kerpen discusses the important part that listening…

Margaret McDaniel

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