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Your Career and You: “You’re Not In This Alone”

Part of my “other duties as assigned” at Curry College where I head up our Communication Department‘s Public Relations Concentration is being available to students for advice and counsel. I do this “officially” for a couple dozen, “unofficially” for countless … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “MBA? Do Your Homework First!”

As a public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR pros at Curry College, I am often asked by students whether or not they should pursue a graduate degree. My answer is invariably “yes, but don’t rush into … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Looking Back; Planning Forward”

Life’s funny (said the wise professor). It’s totally unpredictable, but so much of it can be, if not predicted, at least planned for. I know that this uncertainty makes most of my PR Concentration students at Curry College a little … Continue reading

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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: “Passion for Your Profession”

A photo on Instagram taken of and posted by my friend/former Curry College student Samantha Valletta drove home for me the absolute need to love what you’re doing for a living. Samantha has multiple passions including theatre, dance, yoga…and public … Continue reading

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