Can you make Twitter avatars look good? 7 Steps to Beautiful Work

Getting a decent looking avatar is pretty easy for a personal account. All you need is a decent shot of your face, right? Get mostly your face with the eyes lined up on a third (you know the rule of thirds) against a background that doesn’t detract from your face and you’re good. It can […]

How to Move to New York City (Without a Job)

This post first appeared on the UVA Global Network. The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. — John Updike New York is romance; it engenders unmatched love in its residents. We’ve seen the movies and read the books. I decided it was time to […]

On Leadership: Communication Strategies for Better Team Performance

First posted on the UVA Global Network What makes a great leader? Great is the key word because “we’re not looking for just good” (as I was once told in an interview). We have each seen examples of excellent and horrific leadership. I’ve witnessed ownership give paychecks a week early for Hurricane Sandy relief and […]