Tips & Tools Category

4 Important Things I Learned In My Senior Capstone—No-Brainers We Sometimes Forget

Upon first glance, the four key goals of the PSU University Studies Program seem like no-brainers to me. But really, the job of achieving these particular goals is never-ending.

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Real iDeal Radio Bonus Episode: Genealogy and The Historical Context of Robert Griner, Plus The Landmark Copyright Case of 1971.

What can we learn about ourselves by researching our family history? Communications manager, historian and musician Robert Griner explains how a label from a bottle of Irish Creme liquor sent him on a journey to discover his family history. Robert explains how genealogical research has become quite easy in recent years and how doing this kind […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E9: Interview with Environmental Studies Major Emmaly Beck

Can we afford to sacrifice short-term profits for a sustainable future? Emmaly Beck believes we can. In episode #9 I interview Portland State University college senior and Environmental Studies Major Emmaly Beck. She talks about her spiritual influences and gives her take on online entrepreneurship, fast fashion, the fossil fuel industry, off-grid utility systems, and […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E8: Mastering the Art of the Introduction, Tactical Interview Phrases, The Feedback Sandwich

Is the personal introduction a lost art? One important lesson I learned from my grandmother is to be inclusive of others. Over the years, I’ve noticed an opportunity for us to be more inclusive of other people. How? By introducing them to each other. In episode #8 I point you to a favorite short film […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E7: Chris Cornell Tribute and The Day the 80’s Stood Still

The world lost a rare and amazing talent on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. An elder statesman of rock with an iconic and unmistakable voice, Chris Cornell emerged from the Seattle grunge scene and was becoming one of those timeless artists that spanned generations. I’m pretty sure I was in shock this whole episode having just […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E6: Cover Letters, Baracuta G9 Harrington, Buddha Bar, Don’t You Forget About Gen-X

We’re up to episode 6! This episode goes from healthy breakfast, to iconic apparel, to cover letters and more. I introduce you to one of my favorite bands, Bran Van 3000, and an amazing series of music compilations from a Parisian restaurant called Buddha Bar. Listen through to the end to hear a special message about […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E4: Interview with SalesFirst Recruiting Co-Founder Adam Morris

Hear my chat with SalesFirst Recruiting, Oregon co-founder Adam Morris as he shares how being stranded at a bus stop led to founding and running a successful business. Adam delivers a plethora of do’s and don’ts, stories, and quotes. He also offers a killer interview tip, a few key book recommendations for entrepreneurs, and a […]

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Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E3: Marketing Director Matt Cisneros, Uber Ethics, Origin of “420”

Topics Review of Canva.com Retrospective of Band of the Day app from 2011-2015 The story behind the term “420”, excerpt from the Criminal podcast Uber is being sued for ‘predatory pricing’ Interview with Channel Marketing Director Matt Cisneros Music On Time (featuring TuPhace) by Disco Biscuits Let the Good Time Roll Live from San Quentin […]

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