Are You Grustlin’?

Recently (at Ungeeked, of course) I had the opportunity to hear Hajj Flemings speak. He introduced me to a new term: grustle. Your grustle is the combination of your grind (your job that makes a living) and your hustle (your passion, which you may or may not be monetizing). Over the last year I’ve come […]

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Ungeeked: Implications for IT in Higher Education

At Ungeeked Chicago, Keith Privette talked about the role of the business analyst…I think. Forgive me Keith, but what stood out to me was one thing you said: If your IT team tells you it will take 12 months or more to complete a project, cancel it. It will fail, because your needs will have […]

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Ungeeked: How it will influence my campus website

As a Director of Marketing & Communication on a small campus, lots of things fall under my purview that would be parceled out at a large university.  Case in point: the campus website.  It’s no secret on our campus that I think our site needs some major improvements, but a complete overhaul is likely 2-3 years away.  However, there […]

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Ungeeked: How it will influence my campus’ internal communication strategy

Last week I attended Ungeeked Elite Chicago.  Even though it was my second ungeeked event in 365 days (I attended Milwaukee 2010), the retreat was in no way repetitive. Over the next few days (realistically: weeks) I’ll dive into the highlights of the retreat from my perspective.  I don’t expect to love all 24 ungeeked […]

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