Tag Archives: Productivity

Your Career and You: “Reading Minds”

A brief…and, as yet unresolved…conversation with a former student reminded me of one of the key guidelines for getting ahead in your job… “Tell them what you’re thinking.” I’m not pointing accusing fingers at anyone here. I’m as guilty of … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s Next?”

One of the hallmarks of my own professional life has been a never-changing “itch” to try something new or different. Even while in high school and college, I dabbled in jobs like grocery store bagboy, bartender, poolroom manager, highway department … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “New Experiences…Be Excited!”

I just had a fun chat on Facebook with a young friend/former Curry College COM/PR student who has just started his spring semester internship with a prestigious Boston PR firm. Right from the get-go, they’ve put him on two account … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Finding Inspiration”

I’ve been in something of a creative slump these past few months. Lots of stuff going on, but no “spark”…no inspirational jumpstart. Part of the problem lies in my still-developing “retirement” mode. While I’ve merrily embraced the “sleep in until … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s ‘Old’ Is New Again”

I’ve been off the grid…other than snarky remarks about certain service providers on Twitter and Facebook…and a few food photos (big surprise!)…for the past several weeks. While I seriously doubt anyone has actually missed me during my absence, I’m happy … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Check Your &#%@ Email”

This past week has been nothing short of annoying on the electronic communication front. I have sent out more than a dozen emails to various people ranging from presidents of nonprofit organizations to…of course…students. Crickets. In the case of the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “I’m a ‘Vampire’”

Now that I’ve got your attention…lemme ’splain (as Ricky Ricardo so often said to Lucy). I talk and write about the fact that I’m an introvert. And yet, ironically, I have a burning need to be around people. My Curry … Continue reading

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