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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: “Summer Daze”

It’s the middle of July, and so far I’ve “only” read three books and chilled on a six-week-long vacation in my “second home” of Taipei, Taiwan. If you follow me on Twitter or we’re friends on Facebook, you know this … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Overload…the Yellow Light at the Intersection”

“I’m exhausted.” I hear this word used time and again by a lot of people, but I’ve always said (to myself, of course), “Whiny pants. Quit complaining.” Then I woke up this morning. Felt like someone or something had totally … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Overload… ‘Hitting the Wall’”

This week, I finally did it, I’m pretty sure. One too many things on my plate, and I feel like I’m spinning in circles. > The good news is, I know things will sort themselves out… somehow. > The bad news … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s about ‘Time’”

We recently observed “Communication Week” at Curry College, and we held a series of activities focusing on the many aspects of our department’s activities. The kick-off event was the annual induction ceremony for the newest members of our Lambda Pi … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Teaching and Learning”

I’ve been doing this teaching thing for more than 10 years now…not counting a couple of years waaay back when I was in the Air Force and teaching English in Vietnam. Never intended to make it another career path, but … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “A Shoulder to Lean On”

A friend/former student stopped by my office at Curry College recently. He graduated last year, but he lives in the area now, so he stops in from time to time to say “hello” and to update me on what he’s doing. … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Plan Ahead…The Future Is Now”

It’s a well-worn “rut”…with the new year comes, for many students at Curry College, where I head our Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration, the final semester of their studies before we kick them out into the cold, cruel world. While … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Attitude…People DO Notice, You Know?!?”

My undergrad Communication students at Curry College, where I oversee the Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the PR courses, probably think I’m a robot. Why? Because just about every other sentence out of my mouth is something about … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Think Out of the Box!”

Sometimes I’m thrown for a loop by questions I’m asked by my students at Curry College, where I ride herd over the Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration. You’d think, after ten years of doing this, I would have heard it … Continue reading

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