The Skype Interview

I have taught at NYU since 2005 and besides the students themselves, the teaching fellow (TF) can make or break the class experience. I didn’t realize this until I didn’t

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What Do You Do When You Are Right! And Wrong?

Everyone has a horrible college roommate story—Mine starts in the same way that a lot of them do with an inconsiderate night of noise.   Let’s just say her new

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — The “King” of Visual Communication

I’m pleased to offer this post from guest blogger Todd Cherches. Among the many amazing features of Dr. King’s numerous classic speeches – including, of course, his iconic, “I Have a Dream”

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Strengthen Your Network in a Tough Economy

What do you think of when you hear the word “networking?” Events you feel you should attend, even though you don’t want to? Initiating forced conversations with strangers? Maybe even

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Say What You Want to Say and Shut Up

I recently spent twelve hours in Orlando Florida (while my husband and kids were lounging by the pool) coaching young professionals in their late 20s who are on the fast

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What Did Your Children (or Employees) Learn From You Today?

I’ve told you about my less than graceful reaction during a conversation with a camp coordinator (here) when the bus to camp was over an hour late picking up my kids.

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Let Your True Self Shine!

People of all ages want to be liked, whether you are 12 or 72. Likewise, people of all ages want to be happy. When you build the relationships you want,

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If Kids Behaved Like Most Politicians, They Would Be Put in a Time Out

The conflict over the timing of President Obama’s jobs speech to Congress a few days ago – also known as “ScheduleGate” “SpeechGate” or “DebateGate” depending on the media source –

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What Puts You On The Edge?

What puts you on edge?  You know that ‘everything is annoying me right now feeling’? When you are on edge you tend to get snippy and your tone tends to

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