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Beyond the Cubicle: So Now What?

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This is the final entry in my “Beyond the Cubicle” series. I must admit that when I was presented with this opportunity, I was nervous that I wouldn’t have enough material to carry us through more than one or two …

I call the bookshelf in my office “The Literacy Center.” Included in The Literacy Center are different books which have, in some way or another, informed the work that I do. One such book is Moneyball, by Michael Lewis, …

Allow me to be perfectly frank: I hate networking. When I say “networking,” I am referring to the practice of meeting as many people as you can within your given profession with the hopes that someday, one of these connections …

It’s hard for me to believe that it has been 15 years since I graduated from high school, but as the years pass further along, one memory from my high school graduation resonates more than the others. My father, a …

Motivation Proclamation

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During the spring of 2014, while I was still at American University, I finally decided to take advantage of the employee benefit that provided two courses per semester free of charge. I have been working in higher education since 2007, …

Knocked Down 7 Times, Get Up 8

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While in high school and college, I ran Cross Country. I may be terribly biased, but I don’t know if you can find athletes that are bigger head-cases than distance runners. While Cross Country is a team sport, the training …

One Guy’s Thoughts on Good Intentions

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I consider myself to be an introverted kind of guy, so naturally, there are all sorts of ideas floating around my mind each and every day. As other introverts will attest, those ideas always seem to make much more sense …