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Thursday, January 14, 2016

In-Class Assignment: One-page Biography

If someone gave you one sheet of paper to write about yourself, what would you share? Would you write differently if this were for a potential employer?

In the professional world, executive bios serve to "sell and tell" stories about who is running each company. To start off this semester, I'd like you to "sell and tell" me about yourself. Write a one-page (2-3 paragraph) biography in the third person that speaks to your accomplishments and aspirations.  If you feel it is appropriate, it is OK to add some personality into the bio. While not required, you'll see this in some of the examples below.

For inspiration, here are some examples pulled from the Internet: