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Your Career and You: “Carpe Momentum”

I know. This isn’t THE preferred phrase…it’s “carpe diem.” But I have a reason for using this one, so jump on the surfboard and come along for the ride! I’ve realized over the past couple of weeks as I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Time for Reflection”

I spend a lot of time advising Curry College students on the “next step” as they begin preparing for “life after college” and all the terrifying unknowns lurking in the corners. This role comes easily thanks to the fact that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Believe in Yourself. You CAN Do It!”

Yep. It’s that time of the year again when it seems like I spend as much time talking my Curry College Communication or Business Management students off their respective/perceived ledges as I do in the classroom. It’s a natural occurrence, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Inspiration”

For anyone who may have noticed, I’ve been kind of quiet on “Your Career and You” for a couple of months. Lot of “stuff” going on both personally and professionally, and as blues legend B.B. King would say, “The thrill [was] … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “The Road Not Taken”

Okay, I’ll confess. I “borrowed” that title from poet Robert Frost. But it really fits my thoughts for today after having had a fascinating conversation with a cab driver on my way to the airport. He and I got into … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Success: It’s An Uphill Climb”

It seems like I have the conversation pretty regularly. A student (usually a senior) will stop by my office with a tentative “Are you busy?” look, and we start talking…about classes, life, the world in general. Pretty soon it zeroes … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “They Only Seem Like ‘Little Things’”

I was struck today with the realization…not new, but definitely reassuring…that the “little things” that you do are oftentimes not so “little.” More than anything, it was a reminder of and reinforcement for why you do things for others when … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Checking In”

As a former public relations professional now teaching the next generations of PR pros at Curry College, I’m often asked why I devote so much time and energy to helping my young charges get a firm grip on “life after … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “But I’m Just a Kid”

I’ve written about this before, but tonight it rings so true. I’m just back from the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference where I was in the middle of close to 3,000 public relations professionals from around the world…all … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Are You ‘Social’ Enough?”

I often ask my students at Curry College, where I ride herd over our Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the undergrad PR courses, how active they are on social media…what platforms, how much time spent, etc. I never … Continue reading

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