Professor Perry Binder's Motivating Tips for College Success
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
New study backs up College Motivator #49: Distraction from Learning is the Key to Learning
College Motivator #49: Distraction from Learning is the Key to Learning
To Stay on Schedule, Take a Break
By PHYLLIS KORKKI
Published: June 16, 2012
The New York Times
A growing body of evidence shows that taking regular breaks from mental tasks improves productivity and creativity — and that skipping breaks can lead to stress and exhaustion. ...
Employees generally need to detach from their work and their work space to recharge their internal resources, he says. Options include walking, reading a book in another room or taking the all-important lunch break, which provides both nutritional and cognitive recharging.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has not tried something new. - Albert Einstein
Seven years of college down the drain.
- Bluto, in the movie Animal House
In 99 Motivators™ for College Success, Perry Binder is one part professor, one part career mentor, and one part classroom cheerleader. His Motivators, insightful stories, and takeaways are presented in bite-sized tips and quotes on college success in class, in career choices, and in life. Perry gives away all of his teaching secrets, including advice on how to study for multiple choice exams and how to write model essay exam answers.
Perry Binder is an attorney, an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Georgia State University, and the author of several law articles and books. His seminars and keynotes for companies, law firms, colleges, and organizations are described as "hilarious, enthusiastic, and practical." Perry received the Teaching Excellence Award, MBA Crystal Apple Award, and Service Excellence Award, in 2005, 2008, and 2011 respectively, from GSU's Robinson College of Business. Years earlier, he litigated complex business cases in Miami, and received the Dade County Bar Association's Pro Bono Award, for service to individuals unable to afford legal counsel.
Perry is a member of The Florida Bar and the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. He is a former radio talk show host who is frequently quoted in the media, including USA Today, The New York Times, and ESPN Classic.
FEAR-FOCUS-PASSION: USING YOUR PERSONAL OBSTACLES TO FUEL CAREER SUCCESS
Perry teaches participants how his harrowing events at ages 15 (Fear) and 21 (Focus) prepared him for his career direction at 27. (Passion) Using examples from his new book, 99 Motivators for College Success, Perry demonstrates how to use fear, focus, and passion as the fuel to drive career decisions.
99 MOTIVATORS FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM
- For students Perry applies 99 Motivators for College Success to teach college or high school students how to succeed in the college classroom. His unconventional tips include how to study for multiple choice exams and how to write model essay exam answers.
- For new professors or teachers Perry applies 99 Motivators™ for College Success to teach new professors or teachers his innovative and contagious teaching methods for students to succeed in class.