Author Archives: kirkhazlett

About kirkhazlett

35+ years' federal government and nonprofit organization PR experience followed by more than 20 years' undergraduate and graduate college teaching experience. Community and media relations expertise, as well as a fanaticism for quality service and customer satisfaction. PR for healthcare and member services organizations ranging from Blood Bank of Hawaii to Medical Area Service Corporation to Boston Harborfest. Consulting services for Manila and Singapore Red Cross.

Hello Darkness!

“Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again…” These are the opening lyrics of one of my favorite songs by Simon and Garfunkel back in the mid-60s: “The Sound of Silence.” Somehow this song has become … Continue reading

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What the %^#@ HAPPENED??

Yeah, I know. I’ve been MIA for way too long. I see the “advice” all the time…“you have to be consistent…you can’t just post material once in a while”…and on and on and… Sorry about that. This year so far … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Growing Up”

As I write this, I’m sitting on a sofa in our apartment in Taipei, listening to the rain coming down in giant buckets and (sort of) thinking about “life.” I do this once in a while…mostly when I’m more-or-less caught … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “I’m Ba-aack!”

For those of you who have paid attention, I have been “MIA” for several months now. Nothing unusual (sort of) going on…just haven’t updated this blog for a while. But, as you know if you’re reading this and to borrow … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Do It”

I used those three words… “Just Do It™”…in my last post with a tip of the literary hat to Nike for beating me to the punch. But this week’s activities have really driven home the true meaning of the saying. … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Dare to Dream”

Three simple words that my “home” from 2004-2017, Curry College, proudly and confidently displays around campus for students to see, think about, and aspire to. Samuel Silas Curry championed this thought…and I embraced it wholeheartedly from “Day One” of my … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “I’m a Vampire!”

The past month was hands-down the loonngggest month I’ve endured in my entire life. Margaret (my wife) had cataract surgery on both eyes, and I voluntarily put all my own activities (PRSA Tampa Bay in particular) on hold so that … Continue reading

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