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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: “What IS Satisfaction?”

I write a lot…probably too much…about “loving your job” and “following your passion.” I do this for one relatively simple reason. For what seems like the better half of the past 50 years of my life, people…working professionals as well … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “The End and the Beginning”

I’m in my “Zen” mode today as I sporadically check weather reports on Hurricane Irma’s progress and focus more and more on a week from now when we move lock-stock-and-barrel to Tampa, Florida, to start our new lives as official … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Chaos…It’s Normal”

The past four months have been a test both of my sanity and my patience. Dealing with banks. Dealing with real estate developers. Everything in preparation for a major change in my life that involves leaving what has been “home” … 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: “One Hell of a Ride”

This past Friday was a tough one for me. I don’t think anyone noticed at all, but it was. First of all, it was (for my classes) the last formal teaching interaction I will have with Curry College students. Second, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s What I Do”

I do some “navel-gazing” once in a while. I learned a long time ago that reality checks are a critical part of making sure you’re not losing control of your sanity. Recently, I’ve started a semi-habit of tallying up everything … Continue reading

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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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