BY SHANNA CRUMLEY '18SIPA
On Sheena Wright's first day at work as the first female President and CEO of United Way of New York City, Hurricane Sandy hit. She went right to work, mobilizing volunteers and assisting victims of the storm, demonstrating her strong leadership abilities from the very first moment on the job.
By Melody Wilding '11SW of the Columbia Career Coaches Network
Originally published on Forbes.com
Most of the choices we make every day are simple and straightforward: what to wear to work, what to eat for lunch, whether to go to sleep at a reasonable hour or stay up watching Netflix. They don't cause much stress or inner conflict.Read more
Kevin McCarthy '85CC, '91GSAS, of the Columbia Career Coaches Network,
reflects on recent life advice he gave his sons.
After little sleep last night I woke up this morning and struggled to find ways to explain to my two teenage sons that character still counts, that a good man is ultimately defined by his actions and they are still expected to do the right thing because it is the right thing, not because it might bring attention, fame or wealth.Read more
Shopping for friends and family doesn’t have to mean braving long lines and waiting in the bitter cold.
For alumni, students, faculty, friends, and family, the CAA Shop can help take the guesswork out of shopping for your loved ones this holiday season.
Read on for our guide to 6 items that make perfect gifts for the Columbians in your life. Be sure to use the promo code HOLIDAY20 at checkout to receive 20% off your order (until 12/26/16).
But here’s a quick refresher:
StorySpace @ Columbia is a new storytelling project that presents personal and inspiring stories from students across Columbia.
Today, we wrap up the theme of identity with stories about perseverance, confronting challenges, and finding inspiration in unusual places.
Advisory: We want to warn our listeners that some of today’s content deals with sensitive topics.Read more
Not everyone has a Broadway hit based on their lives (Hamilton), or a hashtag trending on Twitter (#NotoriousRBG) like some Columbia alumni, but your professional stature can be enhanced and amplified greatly through developing and honing your personal brand.