Category Archives: Thinking

Your Career and You: “I’m a ‘Vampire’”

Now that I’ve got your attention…lemme ’splain (as Ricky Ricardo so often said to Lucy). I talk and write about the fact that I’m an introvert. And yet, ironically, I have a burning need to be around people. My Curry … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Happiness is…”

Okay…on today’s agenda…“Give yourself a break.” Occasionally I have these moments where I wonder what else could go wrong. It just seems like no matter what I try to do, it just goes pffllltttt. Then I crawl into my always-handy … 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: “Bottom line…lose the ’tude”

I was watching an episode of “The Middle” recently (okay, Curry College COM/PR students and CCPRSA members…don’t judge!) in which Axl proclaims that of course he’s going to get the job he’s going to interview for…he has amazing hair! Needless … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Professional Development-It’s the Way ‘Up’ for You”

My Madrid-based friend and colleague, Corina Manea, published a thought-provoking piece recently on professional development in which she laid out a terrific roadmap for planning your route to future success. I immediately shared it with everyone I could think of, … 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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A Vietnam Memory

This post is a marked difference from my usual career-oriented pieces. A fantastic book entitled “Escape from Saigon” triggered some long-repressed memories and led to my writing about a night that I thought had been forgotten. Heartfelt thanks to book … Continue reading

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