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Keeping Your Professional Skills Current…Or Else

Keeping Your Professional Skills Current…Or Else

My gosh there are a lot of people out of work right now and many of them are looking forward to taking your job right out from under you. Not a very pleasant thought when you take a moment to think about it. However, the reality is that many displaced workers are doing a better job getting their professional skills current than most people who are still employed. Community colleges and other institutions of higher learning are experiencing some of the…

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Teaching the new media ways

Teaching the new media ways

When does education stifle or retard technical and usage innovation? I am not sure, but it is something that I have been thinking more about over the past several months. The United States has been a hotbed of technical innovation, and many people I speak have a growing concern that we are losing our edge. Have we become over confident and lost the burning desire to innovate or does a generation simply need to absorb the changes and prime society for another creativity and innovation…

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Dealing with Writer’s Block

Dealing with Writer’s Block

As I walked into my first high school writing class, I was greeted by the phrase “Quality Writing Requires Quality Thought” written in huge letters across the chalkboard. I remember it clearly, as it left me with a sense of dread; as a newly arriving freshman, I had limited experience with organized quality thought. To this day, I still struggle, albeit substantially less, with my writing and face bouts of writer’s block. I experience writer’s block just like everyone else….

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Win a Free Copy of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

Win a Free Copy of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

I just finished reading The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, and now I want to share the book with you!  Register for a chance to receive a new copy of John Maxwell’s book. No strings attached! I will delete the registration information after the winner is selected, notified, and sends me a valid address for delivery.  The book will be sent directly from Amazon.com. If the winner does not respond within five days of notification another person will be selected. Since I am paying…

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