ALP: The Admissions Leadership Podcast

James Miller

October 24, 2022 Ken Anselment/James Miller Season 6 Episode 5
ALP: The Admissions Leadership Podcast
James Miller
Show Notes

James Miller,  Assistant Vice Provost and Dean of Admission at Seattle University, reflects on the value of self-reflection in your own decision-making, the power of pausing when you're "in the grip," and why "relaxed is fast, slow is relaxed" and "slow is fast." (Also, there's randomly like 11 minutes of silence after the bumper music ... consider it an invitation for reflection. 😉)

Rapid Descent

  • Walkout songSaving Grace by Tom Petty
  • Best recent read: In Conversation: Honoring Ideological Divides On and Off Campus (by Lisa A. Kloppenberg, Vincent D. Rougeau, and Eduardo M. Peñalver)
  • Eager to read next: something non work, like Tom Clancy
  • Favorite podcast(s): The Daily and Still Processing (like a warm hug and a stern lecture) New York Times
  • Favorite thing to make in the kitchen: "Some kind of stew or roast beef, something that takes a long time with really cheap ingredients that tastes better than the price suggests."
  • What he uses to take and keep notes: Leuchtturm notebooks and a fountain pen 
  • Memorable bit of advice: "If it doesn't scare you a little bit, it's probably not worth doing."
  • Bucket list: Go to Cuba.

Theme music arranged by Ryan Anselment.