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Your Career and You: “It Doesn’t Get ‘Easier’”

  Retirement…something I talk a lot about but, until recently, haven’t done much about…suddenly looks a little shakier, at least for the short term. Not “panic-mode” shakier, but definitely a little less reassuring. I think of this because, for the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “People Watching”

I realized today, after having done this for a dozen or so times, that, in addition to a much-needed boost to my brainpower, mall-sitting offers one unique benefit…the opportunity to observe a varied cross-section of humanity wandering back and forth … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Why Are We Having This Conversation?”

We’re easing in on one full month since Commencement 2016 at Curry College, where I ride herd over the Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration and serve as Faculty Adviser to the Curry College Public Relations Student Association. My PR troops … Continue reading

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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: “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: “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: “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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Your Career and You: “Running for the Bus”

Classes have started for the fall semester at Curry College where, as a member of the Communication Department, I head the Public Relations Concentration. That translates into a whole new herd of wide-/bleary-eyed students ricocheting from class to class trying … Continue reading

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