Monthly Archives: April 2018

Preparing for a Job or Career Transition: Dos and Don’ts

2018-05-23T12:14:35-05:00April 30th, 2018|

Change is inevitable. Developing strategies to manage change can help ease the discomfort. I remember a seven-year period early in my career when I completed a graduate degree program, changed jobs three times and completed an internship. Prior to my 15 years at the NBA, I’d only held one job for more than two years. [...]

Why is Finding Your Passion Important to the Career You Choose?

2018-05-23T12:13:55-05:00April 16th, 2018|

Recently I made a presentation to graduate student interns from over 200 NCAA conference offices. The title was Next Steps: Preparing for the Job Search. I outlined six steps to guide students on their path to landing their dream job in sports: Assessing Oneself, Researching, Planning, Preparing, Executing and Evaluation. I told them the most [...]

Welcome to My Blog

2018-04-23T07:56:51-05:00April 2nd, 2018|

Who am I? Most people who work in the helping professions grew up in an environment where education was emphasized. It’s certainly true for me. My first teacher was my mother. She taught me how to read before first grade. I, in turn, taught my younger sister how to read before she entered first grade. [...]