Author Archives: Chad Dorman

Networking Newbies: LinkedIn for High School Students

networking newbies

Have you ever heard that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know? You probably have, and for good reason. Your knowledge and experiences are certainly keys to success, but it’s in meeting new people and growing your network that pours gasoline onto the flame of opportunity. As Leonard Andrew Consulting works with more and more high school students and their families, we frequently discuss the importance of young people beginning to focus more seriously on their network, specifically their professional social network on LinkedIn.   

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15 Career Driven Questions to Ask During Your Next College Tour

career driven questions

For high school students, touring college campuses provides much insight. Of course, most prospective students will ask about dorms, dining hall food, courses and curricula and even campus safety.

But they don’t ask the important career driven questions…   

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How Baseball’s Ten Commandments Apply to Your Career

Chief Bender Ten Commandments of Baseball

Not even the most devout baseball fans know that Chief Bender was one of Major League Baseball’s first true All-Star Pitchers who, in the early 1900s, playing for four different organizations.

In fact, Bender might be better known for writing “Ten Baseball Commandments” than his baseball accomplishments. And with baseball well underway, I found it a fun exercise to see how those ten commandments apply to school, life and career…   

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