Dominique S. Austin

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61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Not Everyone Should Go to College | Confessions of a Community College Dean

But everyone should have the option.<p>This week’s Twitterverse has featured a series of exchanges about success rates of students with academic …

College & University

Colleges Shifting Aid From Poor to Rich

A new analysis of colleges' financial aid policies indicts American higher education not just for having turned its back on poor students, but for …

Learning from the Car Sales Industry: Would You Buy a Used Degree from Me?

Distance educators can learn from a number of other industries. I suggest we learn some important lessons from the car sales industry. This is …

Customers

The Secret To Interviewing: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

Long before humans developed language skills, we found ways to communicate with one another. Even in the absence of recognizable words, we were highly attuned to nonverbal clues (think: lots of grunts and hand gestures). We had to be if we wanted to survive.<p>Of course, language eventually came along …

How To Give A TED-Worthy Talk

The TED conference, with its high-powered speakers and thousands of viral videos, has become a cultural touchstone. Professionals with big ideas and big ambition want to know: how can I become a TED speaker, or at least sound as good as one? Often, John Bates is the man they call. Bates, an …