Leadership Lessons from…Curious George [REBLOG]

Originally posted on The Official Blog of the Lead365 National Conference:
Yes, that one. The one you’re thinking of. Although it may not seem wise to follow the example of the monkey that ate enough of a puzzle to get sent to the ER, it might surprise you to realize just how many admirable leadership qualities that this mischievous monkey truly possesses. Why is Curious George a great model for leadership development? IMAGE CREDIT: KPBS He uses his resources. The first time I thought about Curious George as a model for creativity…

The Dreaded LinkedIn Summary…Some Tips for Students

Originally posted on The NACE Blog:
Ross Wade, assistant director, Duke University Career Center Personal blog: http://mrrosswade.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosswade Twitter: @rrwade Blogs from Ross Wade. Students understand more and more the power of LinkedIn, and the importance of not only being on LinkedIn, but also actually using it to successfully market themselves and connect with professionals. I feel like I’ve worked with a gazillion students on how to create an effective LinkedIn profile, and the one section that causes my students the most problems is that dang summary section! In advising…

3 Real Takeaways from Hulu’s Fake Peek Into Residence Life [REBLOG]

Originally posted on Amma Marfo:
“Our lives could be a TV show.” IMAGE CREDIT: Doug Hyun I can’t tell you how often I hear that remark from people at the office- and have heard it, regardless of where I’ve worked. Those pleas get answered in the most seemingly random of ways; It would appear that enough current and former RAs have verbalized this need that we received Resident Advisors, which premiered on Hulu this past Thursday. In the interest of full disclosure, I am still warming to the humor. I’m working hard to…

Why Timehop is the app everyone should have on their phone right now… [REBLOG]

In honor of my (now aborted) trip to the Crossroads of America, Indiana, this month’s reblog comes from Michael Anthony Goodman.  Reading Michael’s posts is like getting a piece of candy in the middle of the day.  I always get a little excited. Check out this post on the app Timehop.  I’ve been using Timehop for a couple of years now.  It’s a fun little app to check every now and then.

The History of the Selfie: And it All Began 1839…

Once a month I re-blog a post that I find interesting and want to highlight.  This post comes from one of the students in Dr. Jerry Kane’s ISYS 6621 course, Social Media for Managers.  It’s a fun look at the selfie phenomenon and what some may consider precursors to it.