Alumni Feature- Eric Bowlin (’02) | WHAT GIVING BACK HAS TAUGHT ME

Like so many Madison graduates, I wasn’t as involved as I should have been, or hoped to have been, after graduation.  Sure, I came back for Homecoming and attended the Alumni Association CrabFest, but I wasn’t really pulling my weight as an alum. Four or five years after graduation, my wife, Stephanie, and I sat… Read More Alumni Feature- Eric Bowlin (’02) | WHAT GIVING BACK HAS TAUGHT ME

30 FREE WAYS TO FIND THE ANSWER TO “WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY LIFE?”

Most of us have pondered this question- “What should I do with my life?” It doesn’t matter where you find yourself in your career, this question can pop up at any time and sometimes you’ll see it more than once. So, when we give ourselves a moment to really reflect on this question, are there… Read More 30 FREE WAYS TO FIND THE ANSWER TO “WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY LIFE?”

HOW TO CREATE AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE WHEN YOU HAVE OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD

According to author Bill McCool, ” Office chemistry can be tough to engineer, particularly for larger companies with employees worldwide. The traditions and norms in Europe may vary vastly from those in Asia, and vice versa. ” So how do we make sure that we emphasize the importance on inclusiveness when your company is spread… Read More HOW TO CREATE AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE WHEN YOU HAVE OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD

Alumni Feature – Anna Fitzgibbon (’06) | 25 COUNTRIES IN 5 YEARS

It’s true. I did decide to veer off of the traditional career path when I graduated from JMU. I was always a devoted student and I loved taking on as much as I possibly could during my four years in Harrisonburg. I had applied this go-getter attitude to my post-graduate adventure, when instead of heading… Read More Alumni Feature – Anna Fitzgibbon (’06) | 25 COUNTRIES IN 5 YEARS

Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Samantha believed things would be easier with her latest promotion, but they weren’t. Things were actually worse. The increase in income helped but the demands of her job meant less time for her family. Her high standards which contributed greatly to her success now impeded her both at work and home. Disappointed about her performance,… Read More Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY