Our Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste: A Professional Perspective from a Millennial

Perfectionism Before Failure – But Why?

Last night I stumbled across the article "On Campus, Failure Is on the Syllabus" thanks to one of my colleagues sharing it on Facebook. It resonated with me, but I couldn't properly process my feelings towards it until I took... Continue Reading →

Featured post

Stop Being Afraid of Millennials and Start to Understand Them

Google Search: “Working with Millennials” Some of the results on the front page: “Working with millennials is the worst | New York Post” “Effectively Managing a ‘Typical’ Millennial Workplace Traits – The Muse” A “Millennials in the Workplace Training Video”... Continue Reading →

Featured post

We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know: A Look Into Student Disengagement

"Students constantly want more services while faculty and staff are constantly baffled on why they aren’t being used. It gets to the point where we are all moving in a circle – students stop looking for resources because they think they don’t exist and universities stop providing them because students aren’t taking advantage of them."

Featured post

“So many years of education yet nobody taught us how to love ourselves.”

For the past few weeks I have been making some changes to my syllabus for the upcoming spring semester. The importance of balance, and mental health, has been something that keeps coming back to me. I want to teach my... Continue Reading →

Yesterday, along with my colleague Melanie Buford, we presented at the University of Cincinnati's Advising Conference on the topic of Multipotentiality in relation to career options. It was an amazing day, filled with a lot of wonderful presentations, which greatly... Continue Reading →

I've been a bit quiet on my website, but that is only because I have been working on completing my MBTI Step I certification. I am excited to say that I am officially done and can now use the assessment... Continue Reading →

This is extremely important as future generations enter the workforce. During my class last spring the biggest aspect students commented on in their research on company culture was the desire for a fair work-life balance. Although we must adjust to... Continue Reading →

What I Learned from my First Semester of Teaching College Students

As I finish up the final grades for my first class, “Introduction to Cooperative Education for Engineers”, I had some overall takeaways. Although it was a fast-paced challenge, it was easily one of my favorite experiences in my professional career... Continue Reading →

UC Social Media Week Panel – MC

Yesterday I had the opportunity to MC an employer panel, "Job Hunting Hacks", at the University of Cincinnati's 3rd Annual Social Media Week Summit. We were able to talk about the social media industry, and how it has changed and... Continue Reading →

Personal Branding

"Find 3-5 things you want to be known for. You can't control if everyone likes you, but you can be true to your brand." I truly enjoyed the Personal Branding workshop I attended this morning presented by the University of... Continue Reading →

Friends of Communication Shoutout

Thank you to the University of Cincinnati Friends of Communication group for thinking my story was worth telling to other Communication students! Everyone deserves to find their niche, especially in such a broad field, so I can only hope others... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑