Posts Tagged "NOT That"

A Sneak-in Post: Teaching Philosophy, Words, Excellence and Reviews!

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in General, General College Success/Responses to Other College Entities | 10 comments

(Hi, all… I know I said I’d be taking the week off, but I couldn’t resist a sneak-in post to recap some things that took me by surprise this week. Yes, I did take a small mom-cation for a couple of days. But here were some other bright spots in my world that I couldn’t wait to share with you… I rarely do the listing posts, but thought it might be a nice vacation-y thing to do. So, have fun! See you next week for regularly scheduled programming.) Staying off my laptop is nearly an impossible feat for me, particularly when I take it on vacation for movies. Not to mention, I’m waking up between 5-6 a.m. these days thanks to this habit...

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A Sneak Peek Inside Say This, NOT That to Your Professor

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General | 1 comment

(I finished my last post really late at night on Friday, and I don’t usually blog on Mondays, but I did promise a sneak peek into the book. Amazon doesn’t have these pages in their Look Inside, but I do! The book is formatted into 36 very short chapters with the same headers throughout, which is explained below. I mentioned in this post that I had a conversation with a student, one that really hit me, and that was the reason why I started the list. The list started the book. So, my wonderful blog audience… here is the introduction to Say This, NOT That to Your Professor. Tomorrow, Tuesday, we are really back to the usual blog material! Here’s the...

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My Book’s Journey, Part 1: My Father Had a Secret

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in General | 15 comments

To my incredible, valued blog audience: I hope you’ll join me as I take brief diversion from my usual content. I’m releasing this post as my book is available to the public, but I wrote the post when my proof copies arrived at my home about two weeks ago. It was an emotional, emotional day. The culmination of 30-something years of a dream that had a few false starts already. I stayed up into the early morning hours writing this post. I needed to tell my book’s story so you’d know its history.  The funny thing is that I haven’t spoken in depth about Say This, NOT That to Your Professor, even though I started this blog a year ago to build a...

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