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Student Lead Motivation

November 2 marked the first night of the University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies 4-week class, “Google is Your New Business Card: Building a Valuable Personal Brand,” that I was invited to co-teach. The goal was to equip the participants with the knowledge, tools and resources to begin to develop their personal brand online and the motivation to continue to…

Under Pressure

One of my favorite college professors once made a bold statement that has stuck with me since my freshman year of college.  He said, “you have all chosen Journalism as your major for two reasons; one, you hate math and are horrible at it.  And two, you are procrastinators and love to work under pressure.”  At the time I laughed…

40 Days and 40 Nights – Give Up or Give Back?

Lent is a Christian tradition that stems from the 40 days that Jesus fasted prior to his crucifixion.  Beginning Ash Wednesday and concluding on Easter Sunday, observers of Lent are to celebrate and recognize the sacrifice which Jesus made for his people.  Growing up in an Italian Catholic home my family observed the Lenten season by not eating meat on…

My First Week as a New Mommy!

A little over a week ago I became the mother of a beautiful blonde haired, brown eyed Golden Retriever named Cooper.  While most people adopted puppies when they’re around eight weeks; I got Cooper at just six (finding out that those two weeks can make quite the difference).  In the last eight days I have received an average of six…