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4 months

Keep Up The Faith, When Things Go South

At times, it gets really hard to stay “on” and feel awesome. I know you might be dealing with any of it: a job loss, breakup, rejection, delayed promotion, negativity at work, failure, divorce, a serious illness, or anything worse. Any of the sufferings is a horrible thing to go through because none of us is immune to life’s trials.

4 months

As Political Polarization Intensifies in Workplace, Employment Lawyer Gabel Suggests Tips

Recent headlines about two incidents just underscored that after last November’s US Midterm elections, political polarization is not going away anytime fast and anytime soon. 

4 months

2019 HIMSS Conference: Expectations and Education

I’m excited to be the BBN Times correspondent at the 2019 HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) conference in Orlando, FL from Monday, February 11th thru Thursday, Feb. 14th. This is the leading (and largest as best as I can tell) health information and technology conference in the world, with an expected 45,000 attendees.  

4 months

Science of Learning: The Creative Process

I’ve written generally about creativity, the individual dispositional traits and attitudes conducive to creativity, and how the environment and culture a person finds themselves can help or hinder creativity. Today I’m writing a little bit about the creative process itself based on interviews with individuals who have been recognized for creating using creativity as a higher order thinking skill as well as some research carried out over the last century.

4 months

The Half-Life of Knowledge and Content

The fixation of higher education (HE) on delivering content in the world of information abundance is baffling.

4 months

The Secret to a Happy Life

I've been flying free for the past couple of months. No job. Only teaching my MEGA Assistant University classes, taking the odd project here and there, and turning down a number of good offers (on paper) just to decompress a bit from my last role and really focus on the direction I want to sprint in next. It's equal parts flattering and weird to hear people call me "the next big thing" and "the fresh new voice on the scene" advocating for Executive and Personal Assistants. It's no secret. I LOVE being an Executive Assistant and I love helping others realize their potential. I hate BS, so I tell it like it is. I never imagined that telling the truth would thrust me into such a spotlight. But, mmm kay. I'm down if you are!

4 months

The Dance And The Dancer

How can you separate the dancer from the dance?