--

HOPE Skills For: Adult Learners Students & Graduate Educators

Blog

Home » Resources » Blog

I Believe in Students

Believing in something is not simply a matter of stating the words “I believe”.  We must follow up these words with actions to demonstrate the power of the meaning behind them.  I believe in a students’ ability to succeed.  Read more about these beliefs, and let us help you learn how HIKA Skills support these beliefs.
Developing Social Emotional skills

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!

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.

HOPE OBO

HOPE OBO

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 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.

Learning a Skill

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?

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?

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?

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!

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

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”?

Are we really in post-hope America?

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®…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...

Power Words

Forever
Reassuring
Inspiring
Empathetic
Nurturing
Devoted

Life’s
Experiences
And
Responsibility
Needed

Just
Opportunity
Beginning