Glasscock School Blog

Would you like to get to know us better? Our blog is a great place to start. Browse in-depth features that discuss our rich variety of courses and esteemed instructors, as well as articles about our involvement in the Houston community.

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Mar 21 , 2017

Successful Communication Strategy: Five Elements

Strategy and strategic are two of the most overused words in business today. In relation to business communications, however, strategy has a very specific meaning.

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Feb 16 , 2017

Three Principles for Creating Positive Change

Leadership is a loaded word. It often implies power, authority, and a straight line toward a goal. In practice, there are few straight lines for those exercising leadership.

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Jan 17 , 2017

The Six Keys to Effective Emails

As the majority of your business writing is through email, you need to ensure that your emails communicate both your message and your “personal brand” effectively.

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Dec 21 , 2016

Is It Time to Refresh Your Résumé?

A résumé is not going to get you a job, but it may open the door for an interview.

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Dec 20 , 2016

The Changing Landscape of Payments

Treasury professionals must stay up-to-speed when it comes to the latest trends. Are you aware of these two major issues in payments today?

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Nov 15 , 2016

Secrets to Successful Interviewing

How many times have you been on the losing side of an interview? In today’s tough business climate and economic slowdown, finding the right job is more critical than ever.

The Thinker by Rodin
Oct 31 , 2016

How to Design an Authentic Life

In our social media-saturated world, the concept of authenticity is a popular one. What does an authentic life look like and how do we get there?

Professional speaking and communications coaches, Mike Fain and Christopher Hunter
Oct 17 , 2016

Taking Public Speaking to the Next Level

For the past 12 years, Michael Fain, J.D. and Christopher Hunter have been a "dynamic duo" that takes public speaking to the next level at Rice.

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Sep 12 , 2016

Contemporary Art for Your Heart and Mind

Contemporary art has a unique way of weaving together powerful visual experiences with intellectual and emotional stimulation.

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Sep 06 , 2016

Make Mindful Communication Your Goal This Fall

As companies evolve and become increasingly more diverse, the need for meaningful communication is essential for a successful workplace with employees who have differing backgrounds and

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