Hoya Highlight: Stephen Dypiangco (SFS’01), CEO and Co-Founder of Dadventures

TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? My favorite professor was Lalitha Gopalan, a cinema studies professor. The class was a 12-person seminar and it was hard! She really pushed each and every student in discussions and in our assignments. I’m glad she pushed us … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Stephen Dypiangco (SFS’01), CEO and Co-Founder of Dadventures

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

What’s the # 1 Predictor of Career Success? A Special Network!

The best predictor of career success, according to multiple, peer reviewed studies, is being in an OPEN network instead of a closed one. In fact, one study shows that half of the predicted difference in career success (i.e., promotion, compensation, industry recognition) is due to this special type of network. (Forbes, by Michael Simmons) WHAT … Continue reading What’s the # 1 Predictor of Career Success? A Special Network!

Hoya Highlight: Marissa Amendolia Finn (C’11), Creative Marketing and Content Manager at Facebook

TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? I always knew I wanted to major in English, so that’s why Georgetown was my first choice of university. I loved the combination of having a strong liberal arts education while also having the diversification of the rest … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Marissa Amendolia Finn (C’11), Creative Marketing and Content Manager at Facebook

Make Networking an Art, Not an Accident

https://youtu.be/EBMklodMpp4 Contacts Count Principal Consultant Vern Schellenger (P'02) shares tips and tricks for improving your networking skills, and shows us how to answer the "so, what do you do?" question in a new way that leads to better connections! Over the next two weeks, Vern will be sharing a series of blogs emphasizing how to … Continue reading Make Networking an Art, Not an Accident

Relationship Management Tips for Working from Home

https://youtu.be/n8oJUWXSwxQ Tune in to hear relationship coach Keith Dent (B'89) share his top tips for managing relationships with significant others, children, and ourselves while working from home and living in quarantine! Keith shares how to have date nights, make time for yourself, and set boundaries in an interview with Georgetown Alumni Association staff. Reach out … Continue reading Relationship Management Tips for Working from Home

Top Five Tips for Weathering Your Furlough

Take [this] time to invest in yourself.Dhru Beeharilal, GUAA Career Coaching Partner https://videopress.com/v/cv8fAzU2?preloadContent=metadata Dhru Beeharilal is one of the GUAA Career Coaching Partners and is available to meet with you for a variety of needs related to your professional life, including job changes, leadership development, workplace communication, and team dynamics. Reach out to Dhru directly … Continue reading Top Five Tips for Weathering Your Furlough

Seven Ways To Help Your Child Over the Summer and Still Keep Your Sanity!

It’s the end of June and school has pretty much ended. Now what? Parents, if you decide not to take the risk and enroll your kids in summer camp you will have to create a way to keep your kids engaged while still trying to work and maintain some since of sanity. If you were … Continue reading Seven Ways To Help Your Child Over the Summer and Still Keep Your Sanity!