Blocking the accomplishments and failures of his past that now seem more like out of body experiences described by Joyce Meyer than memories of his, he is solely focused on the ‘now.’ The grip of the steering wheel. The tight grip of the elastic at the top of his black dress lining around his calves. A silver watch he wore […]Read more "First Day"
The three most important points to consider for effective organizational communication is built upon an emphasis on creativity, consistency and trust. All members of your organization must recognize that each of these components are essential to constructing and distributing powerful messages about the free and equitable access to educational and cultural content. To set your organization apart and […]Read more "Three Elements for Effective Organizational Communication"
I consider myself a personal communicator because I view listening as the most important element of communication in a professional setting. Regardless of the strength of my preconceived notions, I forge emotional connections with my colleagues by considering all offered opinions during collaborations with my cohorts. I realize that everyone wants their voice to […]Read more "What kind of communicator am I?"
I see a lot of people making fun of New Year’s resolutions, but I think the concept is valuable if taken seriously. So with another year of resolutions on the verge of being splattered across the internet (mine included), an important element that I’m going to try to implement in order to achieve my goals is to set […]Read more "Little Steps to Big Resolutions"
On my old iPod, I had playlists organized by the location where I had lived to that point in my life: Wisconsin, Chicago and Virginia Tech. A catchy chorus with a slick chorus can pull an image to the forefront of your memory bank and evoke a rush of emotion — sadness, adrenaline. Forever in my […]Read more "Music and Memory"
Just For Fun Week 15 Picks Periscope Went 8-7 last week. Los Angeles at Seattle Green Bay at Chicago Jacksonville at Houston Cleveland at Buffalo Philadelphia at Baltimore Tennessee at Kansas City Detroit at New York Giants Indianapolis at Minnesota Pittsburgh at Cincinnati New Orleans at Arizona San Francisco at Atlanta New England at Denver […]Read more "Just For Fun Week 15 NFL Picks"
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right, folks … college football bowl season. To make it a little more interesting (for myself at least), here are my just for fun picks for today’s games so you can make fun of me later. Ridicule all of picks at http://games.espn.com/college-bowl-mania/2016/en/entry?entryID=506923. Without further ado, here […]Read more "The most wonderful time of the year"