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Time Management Principles

Time Management – Principles and Fallacies

“Multi-tasking makes me more productive…” “Efficiency = Productivity…” Dr. Wells will examine and discredit these and other fallacies while presenting time management principles such as goal setting, prioritization of tasks, and organization of workspace.

Improving Your Focus

Dr. Wells presents how to find your way into “The Zone” – that “sweet spot” of consciousness where your entire being is attuned to the activity that you are engaged in.

Conquering Procrastination

Dr. Wells discusses what lies beneath the seductive idea of “putting off until tomorrow what you can do today,” and teaches how to combat it!

Improving Your Quality of Life

How to Find Your Purpose in Life

Haven’t got a clue as to what you want to do when you “grow up”?  Dr. Wells presents an enjoyable way to find out!

Round Out Your Life Now! (Becoming a Well-rounded Student)

Dr. Wells shares some cautionary tales to encourage students to maximize the golden
opportunity that their college years provide to explore as much as possible, “while they still can.”

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Career / Entrepreneurship

How Networking Got me a Job in Paris

Networking may sound like a corporate buzzword, but it is just as applicable in college as it is “in the real world.”  Dr. Wells presents her personal story of how networking helped her to achieve her goals, even before college.

Launching a Freelance Writing Career

Freelance writing is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, careers that a person can undertake. Dr. Wells presents useful tips and highlights traps to avoid for aspiring writers.

From Veterinary School to Travel Planning – One Women’s Journey

Dr. Wells presents the inspirational story of how she went from being a vet school candidate in Philadelphia, PA to co-founder of a travel planning service in Paris, France.

Women in Paris

Successful Contemporary Women in Paris

American women are living and working in Paris!  Find out what a select few are doing, and why they want to do it in the City of Light.

Paris Was a Woman – A Look at 20th-Century Literary Women

So much of American literary history of Paris is written about men that Dr. Wells thought it time to feature the stories of some American (and other Anglophone) women who also made literary history in the French capital.

The Black Pearl in Paris – A Look at the Life of Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker became an overnight superstar in Paris, and went on to lead a glamorous, yet tumultuous life in France.  Dr. Wells presents the highlights of her life, and her death, in Paris.

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History of the African Diaspora in Paris

Black Paris and the Myth of a Colorblind France

African Americans sought to live in France during the 20th century because they believed that their race would not matter there.  Dr. Wells takes a critical look at this premise from an historical and a contemporary viewpoint.

Entrée to Black Paris™ – An Introduction to African Diaspora Paris

Paris has been a multinational crossroads for centuries.  Dr. Wells takes spirited, cultural look at the African Diaspora in the City of Light.

Successful Contemporary African Diaspora Women in Paris

Women from the African Diaspora are living and working in Paris! Find out what a select few are doing, and why they want to do it in the City of Light.

The Black Pearl in Paris – A Look at the Life of Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker became an overnight superstar in Paris, and went on to lead a glamorous, yet tumultuous life in France.  Dr. Wells presents the highlights of her life, and her death, in Paris.

Richard Wright’s Paris

Richard Wright was hailed by the French as the spokesperson for Black America when he arrived in Paris in 1946.  He moved there permanently in 1947, and died there in 1960.  Dr. Wells presents Wright’s life and haunts in the French capital.

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