Category Archives: overload

Your Career and You: “The Rollercoaster Called ‘Life’”

The past several months have been “less than optimal” on my side of the world. There have been some more-than-appreciated “ups”…accompanied by what is starting to seem like an increasing number of “downs.” Kind of like a rollercoaster…which I rode … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “I Didn’t Have Time”

A colleague at Curry College, where I oversee the Public Relations Concentration in our Communication Department, made an interesting comment recently that got me to thinking about priorities and common sense. We were talking about how the spring semester had … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Life and ‘Overloads’”

I’ve been doing something recently that doesn’t come naturally…never has, so “progress” will be interesting to measure. Apparently I’m genetically incapable of saying “no,” and I occasionally (aka: “often”) find myself on the edge of mental and physical implosion. I’ve … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s Teatime Somewhere”

One habit that I’ve maintained religiously since my first experience more than 30 years ago at The Peninsula Hong Kong is a commitment to a late-afternoon break for a cup of hot tea. Now things were a smidge different back … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “But I’m Just a Kid”

I’ve written about this before, but tonight it rings so true. I’m just back from the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference where I was in the middle of close to 3,000 public relations professionals from around the world…all … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Summer Daze”

It’s the middle of July, and so far I’ve “only” read three books and chilled on a six-week-long vacation in my “second home” of Taipei, Taiwan. If you follow me on Twitter or we’re friends on Facebook, you know this … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Overload…the Yellow Light at the Intersection”

“I’m exhausted.” I hear this word used time and again by a lot of people, but I’ve always said (to myself, of course), “Whiny pants. Quit complaining.” Then I woke up this morning. Felt like someone or something had totally … Continue reading

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