Business Management

Leading the Leeward Way - March 20, 2015

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You CAN Do It!

By: Marguerite Kono


As we approach our midterms I’m sure you are all immersed in studying for them. If you are among the lucky students who aren’t stressing over midterms, but are simply chugging along with your assignments and quizzes, I’m sure you will still appreciate the sentiment as well. I thought I would take this opportunity to share some uplifting and motivational quotes and statements with you.


“SUCCESS CONSISTS OF GOING FROM FAILURE TO FAILURE WITHOUT LOSS OF ENTHUSIASM.” -Winston Churchill


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” –Thomas A. Edison


“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi


Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~Henry Ford


I hope these inspirational tidbits remind you to continue to persevere and to conquer that midterm, project, or assignment. You have worked so hard to get to this point and you owe it to yourself to achieve a successful outcome. Good luck to one and all!

Upcoming Events

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March 23-27, 2015

Have a Safe & Happy Spring Break!
Job Prep Services needs volunteers for its annual Career, College and Job Fair. Various shifts, between 6:30 AM-3:00 PM, are available. If you are interested in volunteering to set-up, staff tables or clean-up, please email me.

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Library Learning Commons & Eucalyptus Courtyard

The annual Career, College & Job Fair offers more than 70 employers and 30 college programs, and attendance of nearly 2,000 job seekers. The purpose of the job fair is to provide access to college programs and employment opportunities from local businesses for both students and the general public.

(Courtesy of Job Prep Services)

Tuesday, March 31

Spring 2015 - Last day to drop courses with a 'W' grade & Complete Withdrawal.

(Courtesy of Admissions and Records)

Pre-Registration Workshop

When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 & Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: BE-228

Please join us for this class schedule planning event!

Plan ahead and join us at our Pre-Registration Workshop where you will find:

  • Tips on planning your class schedule
  • Peer Mentors to help you plan your class schedule

Hello Business Management Students!


My name is Sheri Watanabe and I am a Business Technology and also the acting Business Management Peer Mentor. I have an AA degree and an AS degree in Business Technology. Currently I am pursuing a Bachelors degree in Public Administration. Please feel free to email or schedule an appointment with me via StarFish. Have a great semester!