I’ll never admit it, but I hate to ask for help. I’m stubborn, a result from always having to make things work on my own. I’ve dug myself deep a few times because of it, but have always made it through in the end. Thankfully, I’ve had some incredible people who have put up with … Continue reading Everyone needs a shoulder to lean on.
As a graduating college senior in May, success is a reoccurring thought in my head. In fact, it’s always a topic of conversation. Never stated, always implied. “How much do you get paid at your internship?” “Where do you want to live after graduation?” “What’d you get on the test?” “What have you been doing … Continue reading The Pursuit of Success While Living In It
A service trip organization I’m a part of consists of a 16 hour car ride to New Orleans, of which strangers in a van play Hot Seat. To play, someone is placed in “the hot seat” and is asked a variety of questions. The person on hot seat must answer any question asked, uncensored as it … Continue reading Where do you cast your strengths….
I’ve lived through 21 New Year celebrations, and each time I have kept zero of my New Year’s resolutions. Looking back, most of them have been rather stupid. There was never a chance I would eat less Chipotle and cutting back on alcohol wasn’t going to do it (did pretty well that one weekend though). … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping
It’s no secret I’m a fan of Apple. Most of my products are Apple, I flip out over the latest upgrades, and I live for those media events. Heck, I even wrote this post on a Mac computer with my iPhone buzzing next to me. Then why did I get a Samsung? Early this past summer, my … Continue reading How an Apple geek got stuck with a Samsung Galaxy.
Over the course of the semester, my public relations writing class was required to use the #pure3600sp14 hashtag on Twitter and Instagram. What seemed as an easy assignment turned out to be a bit harder than I had anticipated. Actually tweeting wasn’t difficult, anyone can do that. What’s tricky is producing content others will value. … Continue reading PURE 3600: Getting better at social media.
It’s about the people you meet along the way. It’s the relationships you establish that makes the difference. Too poetic? Could be, but it’s all too common for most to underestimate the power of a handshake and a hello. We’re often too carried away with the buzz of our day to day that we overlook … Continue reading The value of a handshake.