Hoya Highlight: Joe Meyer (C’92), Co-Founder and CEO of ExecThread

Time on the HilltopWhat is your favorite Georgetown memory? I met my wife there! It doesn’t get much better than that. I also had a really great group of friends with whom I am still very close. My wife formed a strong group of friends, and we all keep in touch with each other. What … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Joe Meyer (C’92), Co-Founder and CEO of ExecThread

Code-Switching And Identity: Embracing An Intentional Approach

GUAA Career Coaching Partner Dhru Beeharilal, Identity and Leadership Consultant, Nyan Leadership, LLC Originally published on Forbes In an article for Encyclopaedia Britannica, Carlos D. Morrison defines code-switching as the “process of shifting from one linguistic code (a language or dialect) to another, depending on the social context or conversational setting.” Our identity is a blend of our … Continue reading Code-Switching And Identity: Embracing An Intentional Approach

Thrive in Trying Times with the G.I.V.E.S. Model: Growing Integrating, Virtuous action and Evaluating Self-worth

Laura Morgan Roberts, P.h.D., Professor of Practice, University of Virginia Darden School of Business In challenging times, our greatest strength emerges from the power within. How we see ourselves – as capable, resourceful, and caring – affects our ability to adapt, rebound, connect, persist, and convert substantial challenges into opportunities for growing stronger. But how … Continue reading Thrive in Trying Times with the G.I.V.E.S. Model: Growing Integrating, Virtuous action and Evaluating Self-worth

Hoya Highlight: Mannone Butler (B’94, L’99), Executive Director, DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

CAREER REFLECTIONS What is the best career advice you’ve ever received? Do what you are passionate about, do it well, and do it without abandon. Everything else will work itself out. What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? After law school, I worked with a non-profit that provided a range of supports … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Mannone Butler (B’94, L’99), Executive Director, DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Hoya Highlight: Julia Farr (C’88), Executive Director, Georgetown University Alumni Association

Julia oversees the alumni engagement programs of the alumni association, including regional engagement, alliances, career services, the Board of Governors, and Law Center. She is also the University Alumni representative and spokesperson of the association. TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your major? History major and French minor. What was your favorite class or who … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Julia Farr (C’88), Executive Director, Georgetown University Alumni Association

Hoya Highlight: Ryan Wilson (C’12, L’15), CEO and Co-Founder, The Gathering Spot

The Gathering Spot is a business rooted in community culture. TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? I was a government and sociology double major so I had several favorite courses. I have to start with Father Kemp. I took many of his classes over … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Ryan Wilson (C’12, L’15), CEO and Co-Founder, The Gathering Spot

How to Build a Broad, Open Network

NETWORKING IS A DELIBERATE PROCESS Networking is a deliberate process of exchanging information, resources, support, and access in such a way as to create mutually beneficial relationship. Creating mutually beneficial relationships takes time AND effort.  You might say to yourself – “where can I find the time to network?”  How about one lunch get together a … Continue reading How to Build a Broad, Open Network

Networking is About Teaching and Giving

HOW DO YOU APPROACH YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHERS? Successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity.  There is a fourth factor, though, that is critical but often neglected: success depends heavily on how we approach our interactions with other people. (Adam Grant – Give & Take) How are you approaching your interactions … Continue reading Networking is About Teaching and Giving