When People Reach Out and Remind You of the Advice You’ve Given? Blessed.

Yesterday, I received an email from a former student of mine. She said she is an avid reader of my blog and encouraged me to keep on going having read one of my posts I wrote about needing a break from writing. She’s clever, this one. She asked if I remembered advice I had given […]

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The Case for Teaching: Inspiring Students AND Inspired by Students

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m sitting on my porch writing this post and looking at this glorious day sipping my cup of coffee from my Yeti (which keeps it INCREDIBLY hot, let me just say). In a little while, my daughter and I will head to my parents’ house and sit by their pool and […]

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Procrastination Doesn’t Pay

* As a college educator, I can certainly tell you with certainty that procrastination doesn’t pay. I see it every day—sometimes getting started on the task is actually more difficult for some than executing the task itself. The truth is, people think procrastination is about managing time. However, it’s much more complex than that. People underestimate […]

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Choosing the Perfect Briefcase

Finding the perfect briefcase is like finding the perfect purse: it takes time, patience, and a good eye. If you’re anything like me, choosing the right bag is never easy; we all have different needs based upon our line of work. Whether it’s a briefcase or a bag, all the right design components must come […]

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