Nature Conservancy Director Kate Dempsey ’88 Recognized for Outstanding Service

Kate Dempsey ’88 speaking with Bowdoin students in 2016

The Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences recently awarded Kate Dempsey ’88 the Alumni Award for Outstanding Career and Service Achievement. At Tufts, Dempsey studied urban and environmental policy and planning.

Dempsey is the state director of the Maine chapter of The Nature Conservancy, where she emphasizes active engagement with communities to conserve nature and solve resource challenges. Read more about Dempsey and the award.

Reflective Urgency: How to Act Quickly and Think Critically (Harvard Business Review)

In order to combine critical thinking with efficient action, one must practice reflective urgency. By identifying what limits quality thinking time, focusing on the right priorities, and avoiding extreme tilts, one will be able to end counterproductive habits. Read more in Harvard Business Review.

Do You Have One of the 10 Worst Jobs of 2017? (CNBC)

Research teams from CareerCast examined the 200 most common jobs in the United States and ranked them according to salary, growth, competition, physical work, safety, and stress.

Click to read CNBC’s list of the ten worst jobs of 2017.

The Benefits of Having More than One Career (Harvard Business Review)

Rather than beginning a vocation and switching to another, Harvard Business Review suggests pursuing more than one career simultaneously.

Working multiple jobs may increase happiness, subsidize skill development, and introduce you to new friends. Finding passion in professions leads to greater fulfillment. Read more in Harvard Business Review.