Monthly Archives: March 2014

Leadership Starts from Within

In today’s competitive job market, possessing the required experience and qualifications often isn’t enough. Today, employees must have leadership skills, as well as the ability to continually adapt and learn. To thrive in the workplace, they must continue to grow and refine their abilities to effectively lead others.

On Wednesday, April 2, professional speaker and author Al Duncan will present our…

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Spring Savings from the UIAA

At long last—the first day of spring is here. As the weather warms and flowers bloom, many of you might be planning a family getaway. Exclusively for our members, the UIAA proudly offers discounts on vacation rentals and hotels across the country. Here are some of the perks you can take advantage of this spring:

Endless Vacation Rentals: 25 percent off…

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Huddle Up in Indianapolis

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Fran McCaffery and the UI men’s basketball team are headed to Indianapolis for the 2014 Big Ten Tournament. Before Iowa begins postseason play against Northwestern tomorrow evening, UI alumni and friends are invited to get into the Hawkeye spirit at a free pre-game reception in the Circle City.

Join us Thursday, March 13, at Colts Grille for the first Hawkeye Huddle…

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Wrapping Your Head Around Concussions

Thanks to recent stories that publicized the long-lasting side effects of concussions, the public is more aware than ever about the dangers associated with these common injuries. Last week, UI assistant professor of emergency medicine and primary care sports medicine Christopher Hogrefe, 08MD, brought further awareness to the topic as part of the UIAA’s Lifelong Learning program.

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Put the Personal Back in Personal Network

In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to continue to grow one’s business connections. According to several recent studies, 80 percent of job seekers are hired through their personal networks. However, in the age of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, it’s still necessary to maintain a personal connection with your contacts.

On Wednesday, March 5, Ivan…

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