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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

Cine-spiration: Creativity in the BA Test Kitchen, Part 1

When I think about one of the times in my life where I had the smallest amount of time to access creativity - high school - one outlet stands out: cooking. It started with an elective I took sophomore year, Principles of Food Preparation. In the grind of an ambitious and exhausting academic schedule, Food … Continue reading Cine-spiration: Creativity in the BA Test Kitchen, Part 1

[VIDEO] wiseHer Business and Career Acceleration Summit Recap

Last week, it was my pleasure to present my session geared toward introverted women for wiseHer's inaugural Business and Career Acceleration Summit. As an organization, wiseHer is dedicated to providing women the career advice, mentorship, and knowledge to push their entrepreneurial and professional dreams forward; I highly recommend it as a place to find support, … Continue reading [VIDEO] wiseHer Business and Career Acceleration Summit Recap

Hey Defectors, Run to Molly Beck’s “Reach Out” Method!

I've just finished reading Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence by Molly Beck, and I proverbially ran here to write about it. For those who know my work with Defector Academy, you'll recognize that its emphasis on building your network aligns nicely with principle 4: Assemble Your Crew. … Continue reading Hey Defectors, Run to Molly Beck’s “Reach Out” Method!

Defectober is Coming. Will You Join Us for the Ride?

Next month, I'm doing a one-off offering for Defector Academy that I'm really excited to provide...and I hope you'll be excited enough to take part in! When I talk to people who are in the early stages of contemplating leaving student affairs and higher education, many of the same words surface in our conversations: "overwhelming," … Continue reading Defectober is Coming. Will You Join Us for the Ride?