Yesterday, I came across this interesting infographic mashup that maps worker engagement onto the classic pyramid of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. (Thanks for sharing Dustin Ramsdell!) Given that I am job searching myself, while also attempting to build a culture of engagement at my current institution, this infographic really spoke to me. Much like Tuckman’s theory of group development (forming, storming, norming, performing), reaching the “highest stage” of “performing,” or in this case, “self-actualization” is actually quite rare. It’s also incredibly rewarding when it is achieved.
Excited to Share: I am the new Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at Fashion Institute of Technology
I am VERY excited to announce that I have accepted the position of Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. FIT is an amazing world class institution with a vibrant student community in the heart of Manhattan. I am incredibly honored to be working there. In some ways it is a bit of a homecoming, as I will be back at a SUNY institution for the first time since I graduated with my undergraduate degree from Geneseo. I will be starting in the… Read More
I’m excited to be collaborating with Josie Ahlquist on an upcoming Studentaffairs.com webinar, Go Digital In Your Job Search. This webinar is a mash-up of the knowledge Josie and I have acquired over the past few years doing sessions like these at conferences and to graduate programs. It’s exciting to see what we have coming together when we combine forces. We’re still tweaking the language of the exact goals and outcomes, but the slide to the left should give you a sense as to what to expect. The webinar is ideal for anyone doing… Read More