Tag Archives: Challenges

Your Career and You: “Reading Minds”

A brief…and, as yet unresolved…conversation with a former student reminded me of one of the key guidelines for getting ahead in your job… “Tell them what you’re thinking.” I’m not pointing accusing fingers at anyone here. I’m as guilty of … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s Next?”

One of the hallmarks of my own professional life has been a never-changing “itch” to try something new or different. Even while in high school and college, I dabbled in jobs like grocery store bagboy, bartender, poolroom manager, highway department … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Tomorrow”

As we close out the old and prepare to ring in the new, the optimistic (to me, at least) song from “Annie” comes to mind. I firmly believe, as she says so positively, “The sun’ll come out tomorrow…” This past … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Networking…Promote Yourself”

I talk about this a lot…now I’m turning my words into action. I did my best to demonstrate the value of networking to my students at Curry College, where, until mid-2017, I headed the Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration and … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Finding Inspiration”

I’ve been in something of a creative slump these past few months. Lots of stuff going on, but no “spark”…no inspirational jumpstart. Part of the problem lies in my still-developing “retirement” mode. While I’ve merrily embraced the “sleep in until … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Happiness is…”

One thing I’ve noticed over the years is the amazing ability of people to find fault with just about any- and everything. No matter what…there’s something wrong with it. I’m sorry. I don’t have time for that. Life’s too short … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “We Do Things for a Reason”

There have been a few moments recently when I’ve retreated into my comfortably dark cave muttering all kinds of unprintable things. Most of them start with “Why the Hell…” and then wander off down various thorny paths. As much as … Continue reading

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