[VIDEO] SXSW Panel: Memes and Monologues

Earlier this week, I got to tick a major box off my lifetime "to do" list: present at the South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin, TX. Alongside standup comedian and MondayPunday creator Matthew Broussard, satire professor and News Hangover creator Keli Dailey, and Emerson administrator and Humans of Higher Education contributor Jason Meier, we spent … Continue reading [VIDEO] SXSW Panel: Memes and Monologues

Introverts’ Top 3 Career Challenges

This post was previously published with Keep Calm and Dream: For Introverts, By Introverts. Thank goodness for Susan Cain. Ever since her love letter/treatise on introversion Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking hit bookshelves in 2012, a conversation on introverts in society has gained traction and volume. Her work, building on … Continue reading Introverts’ Top 3 Career Challenges

3 Reasons Why Introverts Make Excellent Employees

This post was previously published with Keep Calm and Dream: For Introverts, By Introverts. Extroverts may make the biggest splash in interview situations, but don’t discount introverts when it comes time to bring new people to your team. Although they’ve been cast in history as uncooperative, standoffish, or even rude, they can bring a great … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Introverts Make Excellent Employees

The Introverted Entrepreneur, Pt. III: Finding the Temperament to Toot Your Horn

In this final part of “The Introverted Entrepreneur,” we’re talking about singing your own praises. Did you miss part 1 (on networking as an introverted entrepreneur)? No problem, it’s right here. How about part 2 (on teamwork and collaboration)? Gotcha there too. Not sure what we’re doing? Start here. It feels like tradition now, so let's address … Continue reading The Introverted Entrepreneur, Pt. III: Finding the Temperament to Toot Your Horn

The Defectors, Series 2: A Different Look at “Defection”

(I've said much of what I want to say about the conclusion of this series in last year's closings, which you can find here and here. But there's a bit more...so read on!) "Why the word 'Defector?'" About a week into this edition of The Defectors, I got this question from my agent Ken, who … Continue reading The Defectors, Series 2: A Different Look at “Defection”

The Defectors, Series 2: Kayley Robsham, Presence

  Today's Defectors contributor post, the last of series 2, comes from Presence's Kayley Robsham. Not sure what we're doing here yet? All is revealed here. It’s been two years since I wrote my first post about defecting. I learned so much from falling out of love with a career path in residence life I thought … Continue reading The Defectors, Series 2: Kayley Robsham, Presence

The Defectors, Series 2: Corey Bates, Tribridge

  Today's Defectors contributor post comes from Corey Bates, Campus Recruiter at Tribridge. Not sure what we're doing here yet? All is revealed here. Tuesday, June 21, 2016…that day is one which will always stick out in my mind. It was my last day that I chose to be a student affairs professional. For six years … Continue reading The Defectors, Series 2: Corey Bates, Tribridge