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Patience and Persistence

These two deceptively simple concepts can make a world of difference in how things turn out for someone…including you, dear reader. Yet so many folks can’t seem to wrap their heads around either. I’ll be the first to say that … Continue reading

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You Can DO This!

I had a brief exchange of messages with a friend/former student this morning about his current job search. He’s feeling a bit frustrated…it’s been a few months, and nothing yet. I try to be both sympathetic and empathetic. Most of … Continue reading

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Mentoring…“Which Road Should I Take?”

One of my favorite quotes is from Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking Glass” when Alice, not sure where she was going, asked the Cheshire Cat for directions… “Cheshire Puss…would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from … Continue reading

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Ethics…The “Right” Thing

In the past few weeks, I’ve found myself focusing a lot of thought…and putting words on paper…about ethics and ethical behavior. This is in large part due to my involvement as Ethics Officer for the Tampa Bay Chapter, Public Relations … Continue reading

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Giving Back

I had a really encouraging meeting (Zoom, of course) withGlobal Listening Centre selection committee members to review and discuss nominees for GLC’s “25 Top Women Listeners,” an initiative designed to recognize women in academia and elsewhere who have demonstrated a … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Your Success…Your Responsibility”

Several years ago, we had a news release writing assignment for homework in my “Principles of Public Relations” class at Curry College. It was a simple task, but I cautioned the students that spelling, grammar and punctuation would be THE … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Finding Inspiration”

Occasionally I hit a wall with my enthusiasm. I feel like I ought to be doing something. I just don’t know what that “something” is, and I’m not terribly motivated to go looking for it. I just finished reading a … 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: “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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