“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou Tell a Story Words, figures, and charts might educate people, but stories make people feel something. Stories inspire, motivate. They drive people to tears and make people laugh. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Get More ROI on Your Presentations
MEMORANDUM To: Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek From: Michael Porter Date: September 14, 2016 Subject: Review of the 2006-2007 Cultural Competency Plan by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Division of Student Life In 2005, the University created a working group to research and come up with specific cultural competencies that all campus departments of the University should … Continue reading Review of Cultural Competency Plan
The following post is a sample grant proposal originally created for a graduate-level Non-Profit Management Class. This proposal was in response to a call for proposal from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It was submitted on August 5, 2016, and authored by the following people: Olivia Crowe, Doree Hicks, Michael Porter, and Bethany … Continue reading Grant Application Proposal: Hike the Hill in Heels
Visiting campuses requires time, energy, and money. It's an investment! Here are my four tips to make the most of your campus visit! Tip #1: Research the School Before Research the school beforehand on the school's admissions and financial aid website, as well as third party sites like College Navigator and College Scorecard to gather … Continue reading What To Do During a Campus Visit
College is a big investment: emotionally, time commitment, and financially. In this post, I will go over my tips to get more money for college.