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Do you work in PK-12 ? Know someone who does? And looking for a activity? Look no further! We've teamed up to co-host a Transformative Conversation about the 'Great Resignation.'

Join our CEO Terrell L. Strayhorn and Aletha M Harven, Ph.D. (Transformative Conversations) for what promises to be a dynamic discussion! From overcoming to succeeding despite challenges — all PK-12 educators are invited to participate and benefit from this insightful discussion! Register today:


Attention educators and ! 🚨 Transformative Conversations (TC) and our team have joined forces to co-sponsor a FREE bringing you up-to-date information on the 'Great Resignation' in higher education. Join our CEO Terrell L. Strayhorn and TC's Aletha M Harven, Ph.D. as they tackle this topic using data, research, practical insights and more. Time will be devoted to group discussion and Q&A. You don't want to miss this! Reserve your spot today using this link:

Grab your coffee, tea or water 🍵 and join us Saturday, January 21st. (Please feel free to SHARE , like or "tag" others)


A recent poll of 500 American workers found that 82% of employees have experienced burnout at their current job. Almost one-third of them attribute burnout to finding "little to no value" in their work. Check out our latest report to learn about "how to" boost workplace belonging for your team, unit, or organization today:

Happy Holidays 12/27/2022

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Happy Holidays It's been a remarkably productive year! None of it would have been possible without committed client-partners like you. Our team wishes you and yours a wonderful holiday season. We look forward to working with you in the New Year!

Failing Well: Campus Series Helps Students Rethink Setbacks 05/19/2020

Everyone has bad days, makes mistakes, and wrong turns. Success is failure turned inside out, so it goes. Ever heard of a "failure resume" or Smith College's "Failing Well," a program designed to develop resilience? Check it out and SHARE:

Failing Well: Campus Series Helps Students Rethink Setbacks "Failing Well?" That's the question Smithies are being asked in a year-long program sponsored by the Wurtele Center and the Lazarus Center for Career Development.

7 Powerful Characteristics Of A Truly Inspirational Leader 05/12/2020

Over 50% of our team members Do Good Work LLC worked remotely prior to , but we ALL feel included & part of the company! Check out what our Director of Outreach & Engagement, Anton Smith, shared in this article:

7 Powerful Characteristics Of A Truly Inspirational Leader Harvard Business School gathered data from nearly 50,000 leaders and learned “the ability to inspire creates the highest levels of employee engagement and commitment.”

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Academic research on sense of belonging helps identify “8 Strategies to Encourage Interdependence & Help-Seeking Behavior in College Students.” Check it out in Focus :


All students need support to succeed. Help your students communicate better with their instructors by SHARING this "Office Hours" tool with your campus, group, or network today. Feel free to distribute or mount to your advising/retention website. We welcome backlinks and tags too! Stay tuned to our site for more:

Access the COMPLETE tool online here:

How To Be A Strong Remote Leader During Lockdown 04/13/2020

Almost everyone's working remotely, sheltering in place, and adjusting to the "new normal." Our CEO, Terrell L. Strayhorn, sat down with Forbes magazine to talk about being a "Strong Leader" of a remote team in uncertain times. Check it out and share: cc: Entrepreneur

How To Be A Strong Remote Leader During Lockdown Leaders who’ve long been suspicious of remote working need to keep their misgivings to themselves, and promote the benefits of home working, as well as reminding employees why it’s necessary to stay inside and safeguard the health of their neighbors and loved ones.

The pros and cons of part-time/hourly work | Tribune Content Agency (March 15, 2020) 04/01/2020

Many students go to college to get a job...a good job! Nowadays, lots of them manage multiple part-time gigs, full- & part-time, and everything in between. Got a chance to speak w/ Tribune Content Agency about this trend. Check out the article:

The pros and cons of part-time/hourly work | Tribune Content Agency (March 15, 2020) DEAR READERS: For many people — those between jobs, retirees who don’t want to be fully retired, or students who’ve recently graduated and aren’t sure what they want to do — part-time/hourly wage jobs are often a good option. After speaking with several acquaintances who are considering pa...

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When students feel like they belong, they succeed! Tip #1: Know them and their names. Check out 's article, celebrating University's Center for Teaching Excellence. Glad to be part of this!

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We help institutions produce NEW metrics for student success--that's ! Retention + graduation are important, but so is belonging, campus know-how, & engagement. Join our listserv for briefs: Thanks partners: Tennessee Higher Education Commission American Educational Research Association (AERA) GRE General Test

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Remember this...and share! 📸 Photo by Nathan Lemon Unsplash

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We use research to identify and implement proven practices for student success--that's ! Learn more about our train-the-trainer series, webinars, and eTrusive advising: Our partners include NBCC National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education NACA - National Association for Campus Activities Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.

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Guess what? It's the first day of spring. Go forth and !

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Remember this...and share! | 📸 Photo by Nikita Kachanovsky Unsplash

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At , several folks asked 4 productivity tips. Ever heard of the 2-minute rule? Each day, prepare your daily task list from your larger "to do" log. Do NOT add anything that can be completed in

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MultiBrief: How often and why college students are dropping out 03/13/2020

Did you know that 2/3 of college students work? And 1/4 of them work 20+ hours per week? Student success requires balancing academics with work and other roles/duties.

So, ‪what’s and got in common? Perspectives on the impact of working on college students’ academics, well-being, and involvement. Thanks ’ (Terri Williams) for covering this!

MultiBrief: How often and why college students are dropping out A college degree can lead to increased income and job opportunities. According to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, someone with a bachelor’s degree earns 31% more than an individual with an associate degree — and 84% more than someone with a high school diploma. H...

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We help boost student success for ALL--that's ! From developing diversity marketing plans to effective bridge programs, we're here to help you . Shout out to a few clients Central Crossing High School Johnson C. Smith University NBCC Pasadena City College Amherst College!

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This month we're launching a (What We Do) weekly campaign to share exciting updates about our work with colleges, schools, & agencies across the nation. Special thanks to a few of our recent partners Iowa State University North Carolina A&T State University Prairie View A&M University UC Santa Cruz California State University Maritime Academy - Cal Maritime!

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Remember this...and share. 📸

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Ever find yourself distracted by intrusive thoughts, when you're flowing in your zone? Fighting unwanted thoughts that disrupt your productivity? Learn how to stop intrusive thoughts in this article, quoting !

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If you're waiting for a sign, here it is...

#RealTalk Roundtable: College Student Educators and HBCUs 02/27/2020

Going to in Nashville on March 2? You're invited to a " Roundtable: College Student Educators and HBCUs" | Register for FREE at link

#RealTalk Roundtable: College Student Educators and HBCUs This is a session you don't want to miss!! Come to listen, learn, & engage in deep dialogue about the present and future of HBCUs.

From Woodson to Wakanda: Emancipatory Pedagogy & The Miseducation of the Negro in American Higher Education Today 02/25/2020

Special thanks to the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE) for inviting Terrell L. Strayhorn to speak at this exciting webinar! It's NOT too late to register and join us for what promises to be a critical conversation.

From Woodson to Wakanda: Emancipatory Pedagogy & The Miseducation of the Negro in American Higher Education Today In February of 1926, Carter Goodwin Woodson, born December 19, 1875 to two former slaves, established “Negro History Week” as a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black people to society and to offer Blacks inspiration about their ancestry, legacy, and strength. Woodson, the...

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James Baldwin's brilliance endures! Black history is world history.

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Know this: "You're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think!" -Winnie the Pooh

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