All posts tagged LinkedIn

View Hidden LinkedIn Profiles: A Workaround

A few weeks ago I said I wanted to “Return to the Blogosphere.” Since then, I have started writing three posts, but published none. In an effort to make good on my promise, I figured I would go ahead and share a tip that I use often, especially this time of year as I begin my […]

The World’s Listserve

Today my friend Wes directed me to a new project/website: The Listserve. The video on its website further explains what the header states pretty simply: This is an e-mail lottery. One person a day wins a chance to write to the growing list of subscribers. It could be you. The introductory video interviews several people, […]

Takeaways From a Week in Naples

I had a great time in Naples and enjoyed everything about it – eating copious amounts of pizza, exploring the city with my friends, seeing the landmarks, learning about volcanic activity and the history of the surrounding areas, and  experiencing the culture at every turn. What I enjoyed most, however, was the same aspect of […]

Actively Caring for People: A bracelet to live by

About a year ago, I heard Justin Graves (a fellow student at Virginia Tech) explaining Actively Caring for People, a movement with a pay-it-forward philosophy urging people to show and appreciate kindness every day. As I understand it, it works by encouraging people to give green wristbands to people who are kind in ways that […]

Lugano: First Impressions

Yesterday morning we all crowded onto the train in Riva San Vitale to visit  Lugano, and upon stepping off just 20 minutes later we found ourselves facing yet another incredible view of Lake Lugano overshadowed by the majestic Swiss Alps. Soon after leaving the train station we found ourselves in front of the Cathedral of Saint […]