Don't feed the trolls: Lessons in Social Media... →
So this story, was educational for three reasons. First, I have always said don’t troll trolls. The reason is no one likes trolls. Dwelling on trolls turns you into a troll. Ignore them. Especially if they are 18-year-old twerpy teenage girls. (If you don’t know what a troll is. A troll is someone who purposely intends to start drama by making a dramatic statement) Second, monitoring...
Busy Bee Today: How to Prevent Burnout →
busybeetoday: Don’t go into Public Relations. I recently came across an article in the PR Daily News about how 20- to 30-year-old women in PR are already starting to burnout. “First there’s the normal work routine. Add the 24-hour news cycle, then throw in the social media duties and emails that won’t… I don’t know if I agree with this whole-heartedly. Like they said burnout...
More about my opportunity after graduation
So for those who know me I am a major foodie. I like food. I like the way it smells and tastes. There is very little I dislike about food. My cousin is a chef and he’d really like to be on one of those shows like Hell’s Kitchen or Top Chef. He recently tried out for MasterChef, but didn’t make it. However, I will be helping him put together his online portfolio and making him...
Alyssa Cook-Alexander: Welcome!
Welcome to my blog. If you want to see my online portfolio, links are in the sidebar.
“Real talk” is a phrase that’s been in my vocabulary for a long time. “Real talk” is usually what I preface a conversation with meaning I am about to be very honest about something that could be a sensitive topic for other. “Real talk” also commits understanding and genuineness. I was talking to a close professor, who has been so important and influential...
Grad School: Advice given to me and my advice to...
So this week I casually told my mother that I would not be going to graduate school next year. I don’t think I realized what I said until I was almost halfway through the spiel and I really didn’t realize the gravity of what I said until she was dead silent for two minutes. The way I explained it to her is: I am inexperienced. I have had many resume building opportunities and several...