Blog Archive for July 2013

It is one of the oldest jokes isn’t it? But I came to a surprising revelation a couple of weeks ago: I’m out of practice. At what? Sadly, television. That’s a slight exaggeration but if I’m being honest, there is some truth there. Let me explain. About a year ago I decided that I was going to […]

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Okay, so it’s a bait and switch. This blog post has nothing to do with Minnions but while you’re here . . . One of my colleagues here at Newhouse had a very interesting discussion with one of his former students recently about her experiences at college and Newhouse specifically. With school right around the […]

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I am taking my last full week of vacation next week so I have a lot to get done this week so I can relax a little next week and enjoy my last gasp of summer. And four weeks from today is the first day of class here at Syracuse University. Yikes! Lots to do […]

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For the last two years I have been teaching a one-credit course called “Pro Seminar.” It’s a course for the graduate TRF students here in the Newhouse School that is designed to give them an overview of the industry and more specifically, how to chart a successful career path. I teach it with another professor […]

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I had planned on announcing the launch of my personal website in today’s blog but I’m having a problem redirecting the site to my domain name. The online instructions to do that look pretty easy until item 3 (of 10) tells you to click on “URL redirect” and . . . . there is no […]

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I’m back!

July 8, 2013 by Andrew Robinson

I did something I’ve never done before ever in my professional working life. I was out of the office for three weeks. Today is my first day back. The week of June 17th I was in New York City for a conference and then the following couple of weeks I was at home taking care […]

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I am finding that there is a tendency, when writing a blog, to get, well, preachy. As I look back on some of my posts that’s what I am feeling today. But that tendency comes from a good place. Because I post my musings on the OTN blog page I feel compelled to be instructional […]

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Is it any less scary to be a parent than a young adult these days? I mean, if you’re one of the lucky ones to have a job/career and a solid footing on your life, how tough is it to watch your children look at the world today and imagine that they must be thinking, […]

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On this day in 1910, the Boston Red Sox purchased Babe Ruth from the Baltimore Orioles. And so perhaps the greatest saga in baseball began. Truth be told, up until 1994 I was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. I loved baseball. I played it, watched it, and devoured it. I used to read the […]

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