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#uklibchat summary - 1st March: Mid-Career Directions

This week’s #uklibchat on Mid-Career Directions has now been Storified, so you can read the archive here. It was a lively chat (we were even trending at one point!) and lots of ideas were shared for mid-career professional development and planning. 47 more words

Discussion Summaries

Passion is a luxury

I had passion. I was 25 years old, Master’s Degree in hand and a year of full-time service with AmeriCorps under my belt. I was a faithful, faith-filled, world-changing, ass-kicker. 603 more words

Student Affairs

Confidence Manifesto

Every time I go home to NJ, a piece of my childhood has surfaced and been carelessly placed in a conspicuous place for me to see. 569 more words

Mid-Career

Running on Empty

Last night one felt some satisfaction, but more than that one felt happy.

Back some thirty plus years ago, I used to handle Unilever’s treasury. It was one of my first assignments in that huge machine, which excelled at absorbing us humans into its folds. 567 more words

Reflections

Got Chips? Go Get Your Own!

Ok, thinking about chips… Salty, onion, sour cream, bbq…? Nope! Think again.

I am not easily impressed. I have very high demands on others since I have extremely high demands and expectations of myself. 189 more words

Leadership

Everyone spirals. Embrace the suck.

I have had versions of this post in my drafts folder for over a week. I deleted it. I reposted it. Deleted it again.

Why? Why? 906 more words

Student Affairs

Oh to be mid-level...and broke.

Thank you to @SylvesterGaskin for this contribution to the #SAMid series. “Moving on up” seems to always be an influence on┬ámid-career and mid-level pros. But, finances and family are factors, too. 940 more words

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