Monthly Archives: May 2013

Duckin’ Out

For weeks I have been trying to figure out what to leave behind as my final piece of advice. I suppose you’re expecting something brilliant, wise, or even revolutionary.  Well this is none of those things; it’s just the truth.  We … Continue reading

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The Elevator Pitch

Having a well-established elevator pitch can be worth more than gold in the networking business. For us PDXSXers 30 seconds is about all we will have at an interview before someone tunes us out or decides whether or not they … Continue reading

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No Matter How Busy You Get, Never Miss Your Deadlines

Missing a deadline never feels good. The worst is the moment that you realize it. It may come 1 minutes, 1 hour, or in my case, 1 whole day after you were supposed to get something done. However, no matter … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End of the End of the Beginning

Only two more weeks before we graduate and I couldn’t be more of a jumbled mixture of excitement, anxiety, confidence and thirst for more. I can’t help but realize how much potential all of us have and what we can … Continue reading

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Partying with Chicken Soup

I have followed this blog since I first found out about the Portland Senior Experience a year and a half ago. One of my favorite posts to read is each cohort’s last post in the program. Since then, I have imagined what I … Continue reading

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The Exit Strategy

Let’s rewind four years back. I was 18-years-old and preparing to graduate high school from Hickory High in North Carolina. A question that I hated seemed to always come up: “What are you going to do after graduation?” I knew … Continue reading

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A Long Overdue Milestone

It’s been seven weeks since we started the Portland Senior Experience, and it feels like it was yesterday. That means we only have four short weeks left, which sucks because I finally feel like I have hit my stride with … Continue reading

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