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7 months

Tottenham “Skipper” Perryman’s visit to Los Angeles Reminds Us to Revere our Sporting Legends

In today’s social media driven, bite-sized content world of sports entertainment, a lot of legendary stories and people slip between the cracks or are just plain overlooked. For example, could you name the youngest captain or the record appearance holder or the player with the most medals for your favorite team? Possibly not.

7 months

5 Tips To Breakthrough The Rut of Routine

Are you feeling you are living a routine life?

7 months

Leadership Requires Tough Decisions

Doing everything in your power to be a nice and friendly leader for your team? Well, here's the ugly truth: your team isn't going to like you all the time.

7 months

Science of Learning: Flexibility and Lecturing

I have written several articles about thinking and the evidence showing a lack of thinking in our students when they graduate. I have also written a few articles about lecturing, one of the most dearly held belief systems in higher education. I will use the example of our beliefs in lecturing to talk about developing the higher order thinking skill of flexibility or open-mindedness.

7 months

Continuous Learning and Social Herding

We are in a time when continuous learning is becoming the accepted norm in life. We no longer get some schooling, find a job, and then work there until retirement. There are too many changes in the workplace and society for us to simply park after learning. We must constantly learn in order to maintain value in our occupation and in society in general.

7 months

Leave But Gracefully

At some point it's time pack your knives and go. It's often after one last straw has broken the camel's back. Or you've found another job that pays you more with a new boss who's more in line with your personal/professional ethos. Or you're trying not to catch an arson charge by staying even a second longer at some place you absolutely cannot stand. We've all been there in some form or another.

7 months

Learn to Love Yourself

I can say this without hesitation. Many of us still lack true self-confidence and self-awareness. We now live in a world that is so outwardly-facing and where self-validation comes externally vs. internally that we've literally reared a generation who has no true sense of self.