Category Archives: Planning

Your Career and You: “Success…A ‘Moving’ Experience”

To say that this summer has been “different” would be the grandest understatement in the history of the spoken word. Margaret (my wife) and I are in the final throes of building/buying a new (our first) home…in Florida (a new … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “To Be…or Not To Be…MBA?”

Conversations with my undergrad COM/PR students at Curry College cover the waterfront…from “what kind of paper should I print my resume on?” to “how do I start my job search?” and beyond. One that bubbles up more and more often, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Dive into the Deep End”

I’ve been reading Facebook updates and blog posts by my Curry College COM/PR students that kind of tell me they’ve taken my unsolicited but sincere advice to heart. Time and again, in the classroom as well as in one-on-one meetings, I … 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: “MBA? Do Your Homework First!”

As a public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR pros at Curry College, I am often asked by students whether or not they should pursue a graduate degree. My answer is invariably “yes, but don’t rush into … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Decisions…The Fork in the Road”

One of my favorite topics…life’s choices. I spent an all-too-brief time with a former student/good friend a few days ago catching up on “stuff” and talking about “life.” She has been studying for her master’s degree in London after having … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “On Mentors and Mentees”

I’m often asked by my Curry College colleagues and students, “Why do you teach?” Logical question given that, even today…some 15 years into this profession…I really don’t think of myself as a “teacher.” Rather, I like to think I’m a … Continue reading

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