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COMING SOON: Storytelling for Your Next Steps

I love a good story, don't you? Stories can transport us to another place and time (which feels more than a bit welcome these days), teach us something new in a digestible way, and help us understand different perspectives in a more immersive way. I've found this last purpose especially important for career development, and especially valuable … Continue reading COMING SOON: Storytelling for Your Next Steps

[PODCAST] “What If It’s Others Who Doubt Me?” with The Impostor Syndrome Files’ Kim Meninger

I always say, once I serve on a panel with you...we're friends for life. I'm a huge fan of your work, and I'm happy to be of help or of service. Today, I'm pleased to share the results of a conversation with a former fellow panelist, Kim Meninger. We worked together last year on a … Continue reading [PODCAST] “What If It’s Others Who Doubt Me?” with The Impostor Syndrome Files’ Kim Meninger

Centering Competency and Community In an Unprecedented Recognition Season

We've reached an interesting point in this grand endeavor that is social distancing, and two things have stood out in particular. One, I saw an uptick in friends and acquaintances posting series of photos of themselves in crowds, with friends, and generally in crowds. Between their montages, and a pair of Netflix Parties where groups … Continue reading Centering Competency and Community In an Unprecedented Recognition Season

Calling Upon Your Inner Creative During COVID-19: Part 1

I noticed something interesting about creativity and organizations in my earliest years of studying it: organizations were willing to embrace it...when something had gone wrong. Think about it: when are managers, bosses, or leaders most likely to ask for your creative solutions? When you're down a staff member. When funding is interrupted. When circumstances change … Continue reading Calling Upon Your Inner Creative During COVID-19: Part 1

Care and Creativity: Programming Considerations in the time of COVID-19

I don't know about you, but I've never seen this before. Colleges and universities are accustomed to adapting to any number of strange and seemingly unreal circumstances: major storms, lockdowns in the face of safety concerns, but pandemics - mercifully - seem brand new. As schools start to ensure the continuation of their academic operations … Continue reading Care and Creativity: Programming Considerations in the time of COVID-19

[WEBINAR] Coming Soon: Job Search Strategies for Introverts

It's been too long since I returned to my roots. My claim to (far from real) fame was thinking about how introversion intersects with our work lives - particular through my lens of student affairs and higher education. Years later, though I talk about a number of other topics, introversion still holds a very special … Continue reading [WEBINAR] Coming Soon: Job Search Strategies for Introverts