Presenting at LEAD365 2016 Today…

For the second year, I’m pleased to be a member of the faculty for the Lead365 Conference. Lead365is an organization that promotes student leadership development and offers a yearly conference for students and staff alike to learn the latest leadership research and best practices. I am presenting three times at this year’s conference. Once for professional staff, sharing the results of my doctoral research, and twice for students, once as a lab on online personal/professional branding and a second time as an educational session about being vulnerable online. The slides are below for your… Read More

Why Academics Should Be On LinkedIn… And How To Do It

  Recently, I was selected by LinkedIn to be a “featured follow” on their new app for my work in higher education and technology.  As a result of this selection, I have been exploring and engaging on LinkedIn more than ever before.  Although I have always been a big fan of the site, I don’t know that I ever truly appreciated its potential.  It is an excellent way to build and maintain networks.  Increasingly, it is also an excellent source for sharing and discovering content.

Presenting a Webinar to OSA, The Optical Society, Today…

I have the honor of presenting a webinar to the members of OSA, The Optical Society, today.  Although the following presentation is geared towards professionals, engineers and researchers working in optics-related fields, the concepts presented here are relatively universal.  If you’re looking to enhance your network, share your expertise and increase your visibility online, the following presentation may help.

Building Your Online Personal/Professional Brand

The following is a presentation I gave last year on building one’s own “personal brand” online.  It was kicking around the archives, so I thought I’d share in case you find it useful.

#ACPA15 Presentation: What Grad School Didn’t Teach You About Your Digital Life

Josie Ahlquist and I are proud to be collaborating on an exciting session for the upcoming 2015 International Convention of ACPA-College Student Educators International.  This session is intended for all levels of professionals who want to learn about how to develop a positive digital presence online and leverage digital and social tools for professional development.  This practical session provides a how-to-guide for beginners and will also offer up some new ideas for more experienced professionals.  Come join us and/or follow the twitter back channel #SAidentity! Friday, March 6, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Marriott Tampa Waterside, Grand Ballroom… Read More