I Believe in Students
Developing Social Emotional skills
Life is a Social experience Human beings are social animals from the time we’re born till we die. We seek human contact, especially contact which...
CTE Programs Make Sense!
The recent decision to offer alternate diplomas for CTE [Careers & Technical Education] programs makes so much sense! Why? Because CTE programs give students an opportunity to learn skills about jobs they are interested in at this time in their life.
What is HOPE® OBO™ and why is it important? It is OPTIMISM BELIEF OPPORTUNITY; three things that will help you confidently navigate every phase of your career path.
The Power of People
The HOPE® acronym for people; Present Exciting Opportunities Plus Learning Experience™ says it all! The foundation of any business is people. The Power Of People™ is the POP in business.
Graduate Student Remarks About Bob Wolf
A grad student explains how HOPE® teaches students to learn and acquire business skills that will help them excel in their careers and in life.
Learning a Skill
Learning a skill is a step by step process, do the small parts first, become good at them, and then do the more complex parts of the next.
People Skills – What are they?
One of the questions I ask students and graduates is; “what skills do you need to be successful”? A majority of them say people skills. When I ask...
They said it! Would you say it?
"I have no idea what I want to do" I heard this comment from a 22 year-old college graduate. He’s a bright, engaging, confident young man who played...
Interviews: Opportunity or Rejection?
A radio commentator recently spoke about unemployment rates in certain states …overall, the employment landscape doesn’t look good! He said people...
I’m listening To You!
For 21 years I’ve been speaking with, listening to and learning from high school and college students. Their written feedback lists the following...
Common Core & Common Sense
The ‘food for thought’ question I pose is this; why are we not teaching students skills often called “people skills”, “interpersonal skills”, “relationship building skills”, “soft skills” and “networking skills”?
B L O G = Business Lessons & Opportunity Generated
I attended an event last week at Smithtown West High School in Smithtown, Long Island. It was the 17th year, that’s right, the 17th year for the...
Are we really in post-hope America?
There’s an interesting article in the October 24th issue of New York magazine written by Noreen Malone. It’s titled: “Coming of age in post-hope...
WHY HOPE®…WHY NOW?
Why HOPE®? Hi, I’m Bob Wolf …thanks for reading my first HOPE blog … tell me what you think!. Students know that today’s job market is very...