Tag Archives: Professionalism

Your Career and You: “Help, I Need Somebody…Help, Not Just Anybody!”

It’s that time of the year again…start of the new semester at Curry College…unfamiliar faces in my classrooms…alarm jolting me awake at 4:45 am after a restful couple of summer months of “sleeping in” until 7. I’ve been doing this … 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: “Are You a Leader…or Just ‘In Charge’?”

A couple of recent actions (or, more correctly, inactions) got me to thinking about the difference between a leader and someone who has been put in charge of an activity. To say that I personally was ashamed by the blatant … 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: “Tomorrow…It Begins…Again”

I’m sitting here looking out at a magnificently miserable day and thinking back on the year that is in its final days. For the most part, good memories, with a few “challenges” thrown in just to keep things interesting. The … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Ethics – ‘When You Come to a Fork in the Road…’”

September for the Public Relations Society of America is branded as “Ethics Month,” and we as a Society are running like gerbils on the wheel in our cage to inform, educate, and increase awareness of the role that ethics plays … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “UNcommon Courtesies”

I had a brief conversation with a friend at Curry College recently who commented on the habit of younger (than the two of us!) people today responding to a “Thank You” with a (usually) muttered “No Problem.” No Problem?!? I didn’t … Continue reading

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