Category Archives: Research

Your Career and You: “Public Relations and Ironing Clothes”

It’s Sunday morning, and I’ve just wrapped up the first set of tasks that I’ve inherited over the past 40-plus years of married life, one of which is ironing clothes. I actually enjoy this chore, and I used to think … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Do It®”

I write a lot about how my own experiences shaped my personal and professional life and how, sometimes, you just have to trust your instincts and do something. To use a phrase that my undergrad Communication students at Curry College … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s Critical…Thinking”

I did a little exercise over the weekend that brought home the reality that not all my students are familiar with the concept of proactive thinking. What precipitated this revelation was an “extra credit” opportunity that I offered to all … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Know Where To Look”

I had a somewhat frustrating experience recently trying to help a group of would-be public relations practitioners understand the basic rules of grammar and punctuation. These are reasonably bright young men and women…juniors and seniors…all of whom should know how … Continue reading

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