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Overcoming Fear

Terrorists. Security breaches. Zombies. Our media, entertainment, and political figures fixate on imminent perils to captivate audiences. Fear may be a great motivator, but unfortunately it tends to make us feel powerless rather than proficient. Everything

Advancement Live: Excelling in Your Advancement Career

Interested in a higher education fundraising career? Already in development and looking for some career insights? In this edition of Advancement Live (air date 10/28), AJ Davidson, Senior Development Recruiter at the University of Virginia chats with host

100% Funded: How to Promote a Crowdfunding Project

So you’ve taken the plunge and you’re exploring crowdfunding. Now, it’s time to shift your focus from making the case for crowdfunding to making sure that your projects are positioned to succeed. There tends to be plenty of interest in cr

Higher Ed Live and Formstack sponsor tweet up at HighEdWeb

If you’re attending HighEdWeb next week and if you’re like me, you’re at the point where you’re counting down the minutes until you arrive in Portland. The backchannel is buzzing and I hear there’s already plans in the works

Introducing ACPA and Student Affairs Live

Today the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and Higher Ed Live announced a new partnership to support the student affairs arm of the Higher Ed Live professional development network. The partnership makes the series of Student Affairs Live web

September 2014 Stats

Conductor had a big month with traffic increasing quite a bit in September with 829,401 more views than August. We also launched an additional 11 sites, including the Mendoza College of Business. Traffic 912,895 views by 301,359 Browsers Chrome R

Social Media Gold – Top 10 List

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Host Ashley Budd speaks with Keith Hannon, Associate Director of Social Media Strategy at Cornell University. Tune in as Ashley and Keith c

More on From Guesswork to Gestalt: Designing for the Brain

While delivering the webinar From Guesswork to Gestalt: Designing for the Brain, I discussed how knowledge of theories of visual perception can optimize your design eye and help you provide more helpful feedback. We explored concepts like similarity, proxi

The Sponsorship Effect: How to Fast Track Your Career

Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Is it enough today, to be smart, driven and talented? How do you avoid languishing in the ranks of middle management? Is there someone who ca