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The Entitled Intern – pages of a career journal

“You’ll never know what you’re capable of doing if you’re not given more than you think you can do”- Anonymous

“I have not heard back from the clinic about the co-occurring mental health chemical dependency counselor position. 414 more words

Career Journal

Review: Very Good Lives

Hello! Welcome to February! Holy how did we get here so fast? I thought I start out the week with a positive post. Today I’m going to be reviewing J.K. 157 more words


Allegory of the Thumb

Four years ago, the graduating class of 2012 selected me to deliver the commencement address as the faculty representative of Grafton High School. As we see another class of learners through their four years of high school, I pay tribute to students and educators, the survivors of Wisconsin’s proud, public schools, by sharing my speech with the world. 1,782 more words


Aaron Sorkin Commencement Speech


Thank you very much.  Madam Chancellor, members of the Board of Trustees, members of the faculty and administration, parents and friends, honored guests and graduates, thank you for inviting me to speak today at this magnificent Commencement ceremony. 2,552 more words


You Are Not Special (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 6)

“…You are not special. Because everyone is.”
— David McCullough Jr.

“You are not special.” Such was the message of David McCullough Jr. to the graduating class of 2012 at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts. 282 more words


Make Good Art

Here’s something I felt I ought to share. My favourite author, Neil Gaiman, made this fantastic commencement speech at the University of the Arts. It’s a cracker. 2,990 more words


Shonda Rhimes: 'Ditch the dream'

So I was watching “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert a couple days ago and heard that Shonda Rhimes would be a guest. For those not familiar with the name, Shonda Rhimes is the whirlwind creative force behind ABC’s Thursday night television line-up…from… 610 more words