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Your Career and You: “Mentoring – The ‘Gift’ That Keeps on Giving”

I thought this year was going to go out peacefully. 2016 has been one hell of a year for me, and I was kind of hoping it would just quietly slink away and out of sight. But NOOoooo! Bit the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Mentoring…Why We Do What We Do”

Mentoring…I talked about this in my last post but some cool stuff has happened since then, so bear with me… I was hit (happily) with the realization that mentoring occurs on at two levels. The one that we most often … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “On Mentors and Mentees”

I’m often asked by my Curry College colleagues and students, “Why do you teach?” Logical question given that, even today…some 15 years into this profession…I really don’t think of myself as a “teacher.” Rather, I like to think I’m a … 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: “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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Your Career and You: “Success in PR…It’s About ‘Delivery’”

Some minor glitches have occurred this summer that brought one major characteristic of a public relations professional into sharp focus for me…delivery of promised actions. I also realized that this is something I need to give more emphasis to, especially … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Helping Leaders Learn”

I dropped in on a tweetchat a few nights ago where the topic was helping your organization’s leaders understand the value…and the perils…of social media. Lots of lively discussion about an often downplayed aspect of today’s communication world. This is … Continue reading

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