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Krasi Shapkarova

Krasi is Carey the Torch's Editor-in-Chief and also represents the Career Development Office in Washington, D.C., working with students on career exploration and development. Krasi holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Master of Arts in International Human Rights from the University of Denver.

Monday Motivation

Innovation

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“When all think alike, then no one is thinking.” Walter Lippman In the 1950s, Solomon Asch conducted a series of psychology experiments to investigate the degree to which a person’s...

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Leadership

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“Leadership is not bullying and leadership is not aggression. Leadership is the expectation that you can use your voice for good. That you can make the world a better place.”...

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Growth

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“Growth and comfort do not coexist.” Ginni Rometty To have comfortable lives: that’s what many people aspire to achieve. They go through years of education and seek out jobs that...

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Humor

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“I realize that humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.” Anne Wilson Shaef In the world of most professionals,...

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Meaningful Relationships

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“It’s not what you know and it’s not who you know. It’s who knows what you know.” Nora Denzel Building meaningful relationships is an integral aspect of a successful job...

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Goals

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“If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you there.” Lewis Carroll We’ve all heard that the journey is more important than the destination, but in...

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Teamwork

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“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African Proverb On May 29, 1953, New Zealand explorer Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepalese...

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Authenticity

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uthenticity is a valued, rare and quite misunderstood quality that holds a special place in career development discussions. Job candidates are encouraged to most of all be authentic during an...

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Leadership

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“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo Credit: Kyle Taylor, DC 2011 – 09 / CC License...

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Exploration

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“We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T. S. Eliot,...