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Category: Professional Development

The Dazzling Tonic of Silence

In this webinar, alumna and Associate Professor Charlotte Matthews (Col ’88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) will offer both practical and notional thoughts on silence. She will argue...
May 18, 2018

The Joy Imperative: How Prioritizing Joy Drives Revenue

In this webinar, Lauren Fritsch (Col ’03) will share her model for strategic decision making called the Joy | Money Matrix. A simple mental model, the Joy | Money...
Apr 13, 2018

Ditch the Elevator Pitch! Tell Your Story Instead

Want to make a strong first impression in job interviews and at networking events? Forget the elevator pitch and harness the unparalleled power of storytelling instead. In this session...
Jan 26, 2018

How To Use Storytelling to Boost Your Career

Everyone enjoys hearing a good story! As young children, we clamored for just one more story before bedtime. As adults, we surf the web for engaging talks by professional...
Nov 3, 2017

Refresh. Reflect. Refocus: Planning a Personal Transformation Retreat

Do you want to experience change in one or more areas of your life? Are you feeling stuck and need strategies to gain and keep momentum to reach your...
Jun 2, 2017

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is a far greater predictor of professional success than intellectual intelligence. But it’s a vast subject, and it’s hard to know where to begin if you really...
May 19, 2017

Level Up: Move from Entry Level to Next Level

Many entry level roles look pretty much alike: wrangling projects to keep them on time and within budget, creating reports/presentations/proposals and scrutinizing every last detail, doing research, and most...
Mar 24, 2017


January—and wintertime in general—can make many of us feel like we could use some extra support. The weight of handling personal issues or needs may affect someone’s ability to focus on a job search or career strategy. It’s important to get the support you need in those areas of your life, so you can have […]

Audiences, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, Finances, Health, Home & Community, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Development, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics

Stress Management for the Busy Professional (and Anyone Else Who is Feeling Stressed Out)

Find 7 strategies for managing and reducing stress.

Sep 16, 2016

The Benefits of Professional Development

Our annual professional association conference is coming up in July. Every year we look forward to sharing best practices with peers at other universities, learning about emerging career advising topics and strategies and exploring new products with vendors.  We always return energized, with many new contacts; eager to implement new ideas. Every profession offers unique […]

Education & Learning, Professional Development, Topics

Communicating Your Data Effectively Through Graphs

Presenting visual data through charts, tables, and diagrams helps you deliver bite-sized information that viewers will understand at a glance and retain for the long run. Ann Emery (Col...
May 15, 2015

Reinvigorating Your Career: Getting Past the Job Blahs

When you think about your current job, do you feel: Dissatisfaction or a loss of passion in your work? Bored or a lack of fulfillment and/or inspiration? That there...
Jan 23, 2015