Mentoring/Careers

How and Why to Write Business Blogs and LinkedIn Posts

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By Ellen Ensher Blog writing is fun! It is a great way to cut loose from the shackles of academic or report writing and share ideas, test thoughts, start a…

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#Bird Box Challenge: Bringing Popular Culture to Icebreakers!

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. This semester I decided the icebreakers I was accustomed to using on the first day of school were boring and bleh. After watching the movie, Bird…

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Re-Crafting Careers at Mid-Career

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. They say all research is me-search. Recently, my good friend and co-author, Elisa Grant-Vallone, blinked our eyes and found ourselves at mid-career. So we asked the…

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What I learned in 168 hours in Nicaragua

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Hammocks for Social Justice and Cookies as an Act of Rebellion Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. Professor of Management Why did Loyola Marymount University (LMU) sponsor 13 faculty/staff on a week-long trip…

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How I Learned to be a Teacher-Scholar: 3 Stories and Lessons Learned

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Whoo! Still coming down from a whirlwind of awards, ceremonies, and of course graduation! As part of the honor of being LMU’s 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winner I was asked…

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My Teaching Philosophy as the Loyola Marymount University 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient

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Ellen Ensher from LMU ITS on Vimeo. Yesterday, I was honored to become Loyola Marymount University’s 2017 recipient of the President Fritz B. Burns Teaching Award! Winning this award has…

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The Gender Wage Gap, Writing for LinkedIn, and Getting Trolled

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On March 8, 2017, LinkedIn celebrated International Women’s Day by asking different thought leaders including myself to write about the following issue: “The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap…

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Professor Ellen Ensher on Mentorship, Protégés, and Courage Rituals

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I love teaching business because I think companies like MM LaFleur with positive cultures and focus on developing employees really do make the world a better place. I am crazy…

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How to Build a Network of Mentors in College

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“You did it! You’re done! You made it! You’re Through. …Oh what a great moment … now what will you do??”- Sandra Boynton One of my favorite ways to wrap…

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Mentoring Success tips

Trying to Decide What Not To Wear

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By Lindsay Western, MBA Candidate, Loyola Marymount University, Guest Blogger Spring is just around the corner which means its networking time! Lindsay Western, LMU MBA candidate, tackles the what-to-wear conundrum…

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