As this post goes live, I'll be on day three of my August writing challenge, encouraged by Tyler Knott Gregson. While I've vowed that part of that time will be dedicated to writing sketches, a pastime that went by the wayside after I finished classes, I'm also dedicating the bulk of that time to … Continue reading I Want You to HAVE Something…August Book Giveaway
This past Wednesday, I met a BU student interested in marketing, who may be able to help me with a few independent projects, at a indie press panel. It was a pleasure to see her raise her hand to answer a question I had about expanding the reach of my writing. But this chance interaction, one … Continue reading Flake-Free, The Way to Be
A year ago today (or so), I posted "The Announcement." Rather than informing you that I was taking my talents to South Beach, I let the world know that this book project I had verbalized ten months before had finally resulted in a finished product, available on Amazon. What followed was a year that absolutely … Continue reading Happy First Birthday, THE I’S HAVE IT!
Welcome to 2015 everybody, happy to be here! I am backlogged on a lot of business writing about introversion, which is in its own way a very good thing! Too few people have spoken about introversion in the past, which has led to its status as an enigmatic and mysterious way of being. If I'm … Continue reading Mythbusters: Introverted Doesn’t Mean Impervious
Last month, my book The I's Have It: Reflections on Introversion in Student Affairs celebrated its six month anniversary. As I continue my research in this area of temperament, I like to write about what I'm finding and how it strikes me. We've got another one. Switch and Shift recently published a piece, 8 Ways Introverts … Continue reading Mythbusters: The Introverted Networker
As some of you may know, July marks the six month anniversary of the release of my first book, THE I’S HAVE IT: Reflections on Introversion in Student Affairs. To honor the occasion, I’m taking some time to highlight certain issues that the nature of our work may present for introverts. Today’s topic: icebreakers. Few words … Continue reading Mythbusters: Breaking Ice with Introverts
This month marks the six-month anniversary of the release of The I's Have It, my e-book about introversion in student affairs. It's been an amazing journey to put my proverbial baby out into the world, watch her reach her first milestones (first time she was gifted to a reader! First time someone gave her a … Continue reading Mythbusters: The Publicly Speaking Introvert
Thanks in large part to faith in me from Chris Conzen and trust in me from Eric Grospitch, I had the opportunity to facilitate one of the inaugural Members' Choice sessions at the NASPA Annual Conference in Baltimore. I got to talk about what I know- introversion in student affairs 🙂 Members' Choice sessions are … Continue reading #NASPA14 Member’s Choice: Introversion in Student Affairs
Hi everyone, and a happy Wednesday! Listen in for some special news to fuel your hump day (what WHAT?!) Presenting...
Like so many out there in the great wide world of higher education, the fever pitch of new student orientation has arrived. I'm rarely in my office, I'm speaking in front of crowds more than even I would like, and I've resigned myself to a kind of organized chaos for the next two weeks as … Continue reading The Ongoing Quest for Quiet