The Problem with Pinspiration

I’ve spent the past several months trying to figure out what it is that motivates me to make and embrace changes in my life. There’s a relatively predictable process involved, from what I can tell so far: 1) every-so-slightly perceiving a pre-blem (what I call a problem before it gets out of control) and sensing that something is “off” […]

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Making the Case for Integrative Professional Development

In higher education, integrative learning is all the rage, and will be for some time to come. According to AAC&U: There is a growing national emphasis on fostering undergraduate students’ integrative learning through multiple forms of engaged educational experiences. As learning across boundaries becomes a signature characteristic of a 21st century liberal education, curricular, co-curricular, […]

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The John Kehoe Story

One of the challenges and adventures on my 30-Before-30 list was to tell my dad’s stories. Well, not only am I doing that, but it’s turned into a passion project for me and one of my favorite partners in crime – my dad’s younger brother, my Uncle Bob. To celebrate what would’ve been my dad’s […]

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The Feel Good List

Instead of making a list of goals or resolutions, I’ve decided to focus on how what I do makes me feel – physically, mentally, and emotionally. The only real goal I have is to do less of the things that make me feel drained, disappointed, and depressed – and more of the things that make […]

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New Year, Same Someday

2015 is here, and so am I – feeling like a somewhat different person than when I started this project, but also somewhat the same…which in itself is a change for me. The past few years of my life have been all about transition and movement – geographically, professionally, and in my friendships and relationships. […]

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