Category Archives: Thinking

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: “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: “Bumps in the Road”

I spend a lot of time in my “rah-rah” mode…encouraging others (students, friends, professional colleagues) that “everything will work out…just hang in there.” And then I crawl back into the deep, dark closet where I keep my own “stuff.” It’s … 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: “Good Housekeeping = Good PR”

In one of my previous lives as a public relations practitioner, I developed an odd (to my co-workers) habit of stopping on the way to my office to pick up stray bits of paper in the parking lot and dust … Continue reading

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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: “Nothing’s Perfect, Little Girl”

I read a terrific post on PR Daily recently entitled “8 Fundamental Truths about Public Relations” by Christina Nicholson that got me to thinking about all the things I pass on to students at Curry College who wind up in … Continue reading

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