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2016-17 Kick-off with Demian Caponi, Google Road Warrior

We were pleased to have Demian Caponi kick-off our 2016-17 session. He is a Mira Costa grad who now works for Google as a University Staffing Project Manager. Besides working on building awareness of Google’s brand and finding top new-grad … Continue reading

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City Council Workshop 2016

The Manhattan Beach Mayor’s Youth Council City Council Workshop “Skateboard Park at Marine Park?” All students will be participating in this workshop and will be given a role. Parents are invited to watch and attend the Recognition Ceremony and Party. … Continue reading

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The Power of Medicine Workshop 2015

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Orientation and Kick-Off Workshop 2015

Our first workshop of the year. “Kick-Off Orientation & Putting Your Best Foot Forward” with Rob Lucenti and Michael Matthews.

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Photos from TedX@Costa 2015

Our first TedX ManhattanBeach@Costa was a great success. Congratulations to these hard-working student planners. We all learned a little more about stress and how to work with it.

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Photos from Entrepreneur Workshop 2015

What is an Entrepreneur? What is the difference between an entrepreneur and someone who just runs a business?  Entrepreneurs are leaders. “Leaders walk in front and show others the way. They lift the heavy boxes first and, like Tom Sawyer, … Continue reading

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Your body language shapes who you are.

By Amy Cuddy, Special to CNN People who use expansive postures feel more powerful as a result. Posing with your arms extended, taking up more space, affects your physiology. Many who have tried “power poses” say it has helped them … Continue reading

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Do you think you’re successful?

It’s a simple question, really. But it can be a surprisingly tough one to answer. These folks were part of a social experiment (seen below) created by A Plus, Strayer University, and Change.org. The experiment set out to see how … Continue reading

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11 Things Smart People Won’t Say at Work

There are some things you simply never want to say, especially at work. These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true. Worst of all, there’s no taking … Continue reading

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Photos from Law Workshop & Mock Trial

In this workshop, we held a “mock” trial based on a current case involving college campus life, sexual accusation and the legal definition of “consent”? MYC parent and trial lawyer Ed Lear served as Prosecuting Trial Attorney.  Criminal defense attorney … Continue reading

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