Tag Archives: Public Relations Concentration

Your Career and You: “Believe in Yourself. You CAN Do It!”

Yep. It’s that time of the year again when it seems like I spend as much time talking my Curry College Communication or Business Management students off their respective/perceived ledges as I do in the classroom. It’s a natural occurrence, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Inspiration”

For anyone who may have noticed, I’ve been kind of quiet on “Your Career and You” for a couple of months. Lot of “stuff” going on both personally and professionally, and as blues legend B.B. King would say, “The thrill [was] … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Success: It’s An Uphill Climb”

It seems like I have the conversation pretty regularly. A student (usually a senior) will stop by my office with a tentative “Are you busy?” look, and we start talking…about classes, life, the world in general. Pretty soon it zeroes … Continue reading

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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: “But I’m Just a Kid”

I’ve written about this before, but tonight it rings so true. I’m just back from the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference where I was in the middle of close to 3,000 public relations professionals from around the world…all … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Are You ‘Social’ Enough?”

I often ask my students at Curry College, where I ride herd over our Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the undergrad PR courses, how active they are on social media…what platforms, how much time spent, etc. I never … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Watching Flowers Grow”

One of the truly rewarding things about my current life as a PR professor has been introducing young men and women to the profession that has been mine for more than a quarter-century and seeing that mental “light” go on … 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: “PR…Making Friends”

One of my rising stars in the Communication Department‘s Public Relations Concentration at Curry College posed a very interesting question recently: “How do you explain public relations to a first-grader?” Wow! There’s a challenge for you on a sunny summer … 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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