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Your Career and You: “MBA? Do Your Homework First!”

As a public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR pros at Curry College, I am often asked by students whether or not they should pursue a graduate degree. My answer is invariably “yes, but don’t rush into … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Looking Back; Planning Forward”

Life’s funny (said the wise professor). It’s totally unpredictable, but so much of it can be, if not predicted, at least planned for. I know that this uncertainty makes most of my PR Concentration students at Curry College a little … 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: “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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Your Career and You: “Personal Recognition…It’s Good ‘PR’!”

It took me a long time to figure this out myself…If you don’t tell people who you are, they’re not going to know who you are.” I know this is a mind-blowingly obvious statement, but how many of you are … Continue reading

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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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