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    How to unify a hybrid workplace with purpose as the centerpiece
    How to unify a hybrid workplace with purpose as the centerpiece , article

    “The desire for purpose is deeply human. And a shared purpose forges common bonds among individuals and groups. Cement relationships and ensure unity in your hybrid workplace by making a clear and inspiring purpose the centerpiece,” advises Kathy Miller Perkins, organizational psychologist and one of our Career Coaches.

    Date: May 03, 2022
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    Trish Kenlon, VT MNR Career Coach Blog Post; photo Francisco Moreno, Unsplash
    Tips for eco-anxious sustainability professionals , article

    As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day, many feel a profound sense of dread about our planet’s future. Trish Kenlon, founder of Sustainable Career Pathways and one of our Career Coaches, shares these insightful tips to help sustainability professionals stay positive.

    Date: Apr 19, 2022
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    A new course teaches sustainability students how to manage risk, rationally
    A new course teaches sustainability students how to manage risk, rationally , article

    “We face risks every day and we make decisions about which risks to ignore, which to assess and manage in systematic ways, and which to panic about,” says Dr. Paul Wagner. “This is critical for fields such as global sustainability which confront challenges of understanding, identifying, and communicating risks across cultures.”

    Date: Mar 15, 2022
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    Leaders, bring your best to the world through values promoting your mental health
    Leaders, bring your best to the world through values promoting your mental health , article

    Not feeling refreshed after the holidays? You might be burnt out. Examine the internal motivators that may be limiting your well-being and the positive impact you wish to bring to your leadership and the world.

    Date: Jan 18, 2022
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    Three career goals for the changing workplace: reflect, reimagine, and reframe , article

    Now is the time to take a look at your career goals, says CLiGS Career Coach Kathy Miller Perkins. Perhaps you should consider setting goals that are more expansive than aiming to attain a specific position or title.

    Date: Nov 02, 2021
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    XMNR alum Brian Macnamara promotes sustainability, collaboration in the hospitality industry
    XMNR alum Brian Macnamara promotes sustainability, collaboration in the hospitality industry , article

    Brian Macnamara, who has worked as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Host Hotels since 2007, says the Executive MNR program helped him discover ways he could incorporate sustainability into business practices in the hospitality sector.

    Date: Aug 17, 2021
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    Career Coaching Series: how to develop a resilience mindset
    Career Coaching Series: how to develop a resilience mindset , article

    New Career Coaching Series: We have asked the Center’s Career Coaches to share their thoughts on a variety of topics beneficial to our students, alumni, and the wider community of sustainability professionals. The first post is by Kathy Miller Perkins on developing a resilience mindset.

    Date: Jun 15, 2021
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    Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, left, and Vice President Kamala Harris, right, listen as President Joe Biden delivers remarks on climate change and green jobs in the State Dining Room of the White House, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. Photo credit: Evan Vucci/AP
    Message received: the Biden administration is bringing sweeping revisions to the U.S. environmental policy , article

    From rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement to issuing a number of climate-related executive orders, the Biden administration signals serious commitment to addressing the most pressing global challenge of our time—climate change. CLiGS faculty and Environmental Security Fellow Dr. Erwin Villiger offers nuanced insights into the federal initiatives.

    Date: Jun 08, 2021
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    Depolarizing climate action , article

    “Believe it or not, passionate concern for the climate may be holding back progress on the crucial environmental issue of our time,” says Dr. Bruce Hull. To be sure, similar to religion and equal rights, climate change—and what to do about it—is one of the most contentious topics in the public discourse. In this article, Dr. Hull offers collaboration strategies that transcend entrenched beliefs and allow a path forward.

    Date: Apr 20, 2021
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    Leading climate adaptation in rural America , article

    Rural economies and environments are being eroded by climate change, but many communities lack the political will and resources to respond. Dr. Bruce Hull shares the work of several sustainability professionals who are leading climate adaptation efforts in rural communities across the country.

    Date: Jan 19, 2021

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