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?

The Defectors, Series 3: Parting Words for the Road Ahead

We've reached the end of the third series of The Defectors, and I want to thank each of my ten participants for their consideration and candor as they shared their stories. The community that has come together around this particular stage in work has blown me away, and I'm happy to have gotten to share … Continue reading The Defectors, Series 3: Parting Words for the Road Ahead