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How to Make the Most of Your Pulse Membership

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, January 30, 2017

To make the most of my membership I needed to engage and connect...

Reflections

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, December 16, 2016

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Streamlining Your Life

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, November 22, 2016
As I've said before and will surely say again, I wish there were more hours in the day. In middle school, I wrote a persuasive (yet somehow not yet victorious) essay that all weekends should be three days long instead of two (partially so that I ...

Authenticity: The Secret to Building Your Personal Brand

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, October 24, 2016

You, yes you, have a personal brand...

Top Reasons to Love Pulse Pacesetters

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, October 10, 2016

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Why Mentor?

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, September 12, 2016

Passionate, committed mentors are a key part of advancing Greenville’s vibrant...

The Pulse PaceSetters Mentoring Program Decoded

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Saturday, September 10, 2016

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Mid-Year Review

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, July 11, 2016

Did you set 2016 resolutions? Have you taken the time to follow-up?

Summer 2016: Unplug and Recharge

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, June 8, 2016

As a young professional, summertime is not quite what it used to be. 

The Power of Positivity in the Workplace: It Starts With You.

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, May 9, 2016

What’s my secret sauce? It’s pretty simple: a positive attitude.

What's the content of your character?

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, April 8, 2016

I recently decided to ask an associate to describe my character ...

Got a Pitch?

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, March 14, 2016

Today I challenge you to reevaluate your story ...

Streamlining Your Life! Three tips to help you get organized

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In my opinion, the key to organization is simply to

Reflecting and Resetting

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

If 2016 hasn’t started off quite like you planned, start it over again.

How YPs Can Speak Down Barriers

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, November 2, 2015
As Pulse Young Professional’s Diversity & Inclusion chairperson, I’m incredibly proud of the intentional work Pulse members have put into chipping away at the stubborn barriers that stand between the people in our community. ...

The Magic of Clean

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, September 14, 2015
Habits, in many ways, make us who we are: a daunting, but true reality. Why do you think parents try to instill good habits in their children as early as possible? Because habits can dictate our future livelihoods and life span; therefore, ...

YP Perspective: Making the Leap from Employee to Independent

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, August 3, 2015
Recently, I’ve read numerous articles that highlight how the younger generation of moms (i.e. current young professionals) are placing less focus and importance on career advancement in order to be more available for their children. The trend ...

Retirement: Why You Need to Start Saving NOW

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Thursday, July 16, 2015
As a millennial, retirement seems far away and not at all a priority. We aren’t really thinking about aging and therefore, saving for retirement isn’t at the top of our priority list.According to the 2014 Wells Fargo Millennial Study, ...

Pulse Young Professionals Blog Post by Ashley Brown: Raise ‘em Up:Soul Searching for My Life Purpose

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, July 3, 2015
As I sat in my hot car the other day, waiting for the light to turn that hopeful shade of green, I wrestled with the question that had been haunting me for eons…"What am I supposed to do with my life?”Before recently, everything in my ...

Showing Our True Colors: The Strength Deployment Inventory

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Earlier this year I took a SDI (Strength Deployment Inventory) class through Erwin Penland to learn how to “improve relationships and manage conflict more effectively.” Honestly, I signed up for the class because I constantly heard my ...

Surrounding Ourselves Wisely

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Friday, April 24, 2015
Do you know Debbie Downer, the character from the mid-2000 SNL skits? (If not, a session with NBC.com is calling your name.) If you are familiar with her, then you know that the skits are hilarious and timeless because they are remarkably relatable. ...

YP Perspective: Keeping Things in Focus

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, March 16, 2015
At the beginning of February, I went to the optometrist for a general, recommended check-up. They did some testing and asked some questions, but nothing seemed out of the ordinary. My optometrist is a great communicator and I generally also consider ...

YP Perspective: Maximizing Each Day- Health in the Workplace

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, February 16, 2015
As much as we might wish that it were otherwise, there are a fixed number of hours in a day. Over the past five years, I have increasingly prioritized my health and it has made each hour better. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy that slice of Brick ...

YP Perspective: Looking to 2015

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Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, December 16, 2014
2014 has been the most productive year I’ve experienced in my 5 years as an active PULSE member. Every year seems to top the last, be it new planning committees like Capacity and Arts, or enriched programming and content. While it’s ...

A Year in Review – Reflecting Back & Looking Forward

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The time has come to close the chapter on another incredible year for PULSE, for our young professionals and our amazing community. It seems just like yesterday that the proverbial torch was passed to me and I began this journey in leadership. As ...

It’s Party Time!

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, November 17, 2014
The DOs and DON’Ts of Company Holiday PartiesIt is getting to that time of year when the company holiday parties will be planned and invitations will be sent out. Holiday parties are some of my favorite activities towards the end of the year, ...

YP Perspective: Extinguishing Job Burnout!

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Job. Burnout. Two words no one ever wants to hear together. We all get it eventually, and it is no fun to deal with. Job burnout is really an indication to you that you either a) don’t enjoy your job anymore and need to start thinking of ...

The Essentials of Teamwork: Being a Part and Not the Whole

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 7, 2014
We all are a part of some kind of team: at work, in our families, or in a committee or organization. I think it’s safe to say that on a daily basis, we are working with others in most areas of our life. If you’re an executive or ...

YP Perspective: 3 Comments About Mentors

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Have you ever considered how much better you might be in 20 years… as a person? as a parent? in your field of business?Take all of your great abilities and skills of today, then, add 20 years of experience and development. That’s a ...

Multi-Tasking: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
We hear in the media, on television shows, and even from our own mouths that multi-tasking is the way to go if you want to be successful and involved. We hear phrases like “There are never enough hours in the day.” and “I just ...
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