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A Geek's Guide to Leadership

 “This is a stream of consciousness on some leadership tenants that even this endearingly awkward geek can abide by.”

My journey to considering my self a leader has been a long one. 876 more words

Geek

There's More to Life Than Work (I Think)

You should work to live, not live to work.

I have, in very recent history, openly scoffed at this adage. I have thought to myself, “My work is not just work…it 

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Personal Development

Student Affairs Isn't For You

*Disclaimer: This post is based off of the wildly popular blog post Marriage Isn’t For You by Seth Smith. While working in student affairs is not as concrete as marriage, many who work in the field report being married to their job and loving it. 440 more words

The Effects of Negativity

Over the past few months I have dealt with a lot.  Moving across the country, work transition and changes, loneliness, and separation from my friends and family.   153 more words

Students, it's not you. It's me.

I feel like I do not understand most of my students. I still like them, a lot. But, I do not understand them. I have often wondered if this phenomena is discipline-specific. 942 more words

Student Affairs

Roommate conflict hinders academic performance more than alcohol use

Roommate conflict hinders academic performance more than alcohol use

(Photo) Result of recent roommate conflict at local institution. No residents were injured.

If you’ve spent time around a college campus–as a student, parent, or staff member–you have experienced and/or observed college roommate conflict.   

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Student Affairs

GotDegrees Reviews… Excellent Sheep, William Deresiewicz

Happy Monday! Welcome to the first of the GotDegrees Reviews… post series, where you’ll get my take on selected books, TV shows, movies, video games and other media. 1,635 more words

Higher Education