"How did you get to be where you are?" It's a question I'm asked a few times a month, sometimes more. It seems like I can tell when it's about to be asked, too. The person sitting across from me will pause, a sudden glint in their eye, a breath catching in their throat as … Continue reading My Answer To The Best Question You Can Ask
As it's simultaneously one of the most enjoyable things I've read and seen in a long time, I've been thinking about how to write a post about A Game of Thrones while staying true to this blog's intent of providing educational/entertaining material related to careers and post secondary education. Just today, I came up with … Continue reading Game of Thrones Goes To University
Around this type of year in any post-secondary education environment, there's only one thing on students' minds: exams (or as I prefer to call them, "knowledge exploration invitations"). It's a bit of a shame, too, as there's other, happier things to be thinking about around this time of year. Nonetheless, amid bulging auras of festivity … Continue reading Problems With Procrastination? Maybe Not
I'm feeling a little philosophic today, so I'll ask: Just what is authenticity all about? We've been talking about it at work in regards to job interviews, but it's clear that the construct applies to a lot more than just that. But it's a slippery thing to try to define. When applied to people, the … Continue reading University, or Masquerade Ball?