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OH Just a Dog

OH Just a Dog

Office Hours: Just a Dog?  Some Lessons from my Best Bud  by Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on September 5, 2023. Dogs. Cute, lovable creatures — sure; transformative, teaching beings — oh, please… “It’s just a dog!” Right? I was so wrong. I recently had […]

OH Say “No”

OH Say “No”

Office Hours: Say “No” at work by Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on July 25, 2023. Just Say No! You might recall that mantra for the anti-drug campaign of the 80s… that is if you were born and old like me! Well, I’d like to […]

OH Mental Wellness

OH Mental Wellness

Office Hours: Mental Wellness at Work by Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on June 27, 2023. First, how readers experimented with “How are you… really?” Then, today’s lesson on mental wellness. How are you really? ProfPoll I asked readers to have this conversation with a […]

LOVE IS AFOOT!

LOVE IS AFOOT!

LOVE IS AFOOT! is afoot… and coming to Reading, PA, August 2023 “Love Is Afoot!”… is Afoot! A Brand New Original Musical is Making its Debut in Reading, PA! It’s a Loving Tribute to the Golden Era of Musicals of the 1940s… with a Modern ‘Twist!’ CONTACT: Santo D. Marabella, 610-633-5234, santo@MarabellaLLC.com; Michael LaFata, 310-746-8015, mike@laceyface.com […]

Office Hours Mar/Apr 23

Office Hours Mar/Apr 23

OFFICE HOURS: Let’s Talk about Race – Before We Can’t By Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on April 4, 2023 First, reader feedback from last month. Then, let’s talk about race at work. February’s ProfPoll I asked readers what drives their career: Passion, effort or a […]

Office Hours Feb 2023

Office Hours Feb 2023

OFFICE HOURS: Passion or Effort – Which one drives career excellence? By Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on February 28, 2023  Today’s lesson looks at two very different approaches to ratchet up success in your career — effort and passion. We begin with the sage […]

GRCA Breakfast

GRCA Breakfast

GRCA Breakfast was Emotionally Intelligent! 3 Leaders, 30 Thoughts, sponsored by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA), on February 2, at the Santander Performing Arts Center was a fun and engaging early morning member breakfast program.  It’s not something that The Practical Prof® is typically fond of… early mornings, that is.  He’s very fond of […]

Office Hours 1/31

Office Hours 1/31

OFFICE HOURS: Self-Talk the Only Resolution You Need By Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof® This column was first published in the Reading Eagle on January 31, 2023 Making New Year’s resolutions is losing its appeal as an annual tradition. According to InsideOutMastery.com, only 38.5% of U.S. adults set New Year’s resolutions every year; of […]

Honoring MLK

Honoring MLK

Honoring MLK: 60 Years After Letter from Birmingham Jail “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Between 1956 and 1965, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested and jailed 29 times. The charges, filed mostly by states in the South and the federal government included […]