Category Archives: professional organizations

Your Career and You: “Looking Back; Planning Forward”

Life’s funny (said the wise professor). It’s totally unpredictable, but so much of it can be, if not predicted, at least planned for. I know that this uncertainty makes most of my PR Concentration students at Curry College a little … 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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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: “Where Do I Go Next?”

One question I am asked most often is: “Where do I go next?” Most of the time it’s from young professionals who have just gotten a start in their career and are eager to move onward and upward. I get … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Passion for Your Profession”

A photo on Instagram taken of and posted by my friend/former Curry College student Samantha Valletta drove home for me the absolute need to love what you’re doing for a living. Samantha has multiple passions including theatre, dance, yoga…and public … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “You Can’t ‘Buy’ Ethics”

I’m doubling up on my posts about public relations and ethics this month. September is “Ethics Month” for the Public Relations Society of America, and we devote a lot of energy to educating/ reminding public relations professionals about the responsibility that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Teaching and Learning”

I’ve been doing this teaching thing for more than 10 years now…not counting a couple of years waaay back when I was in the Air Force and teaching English in Vietnam. Never intended to make it another career path, but … Continue reading

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