Having attended Conversation Cafés and World Cafés, and more recently Coffee Party meetings as an observer and guest, a question about the purpose of conversation or what is to come thereafter, is often asked before partings ways. Here are a few variations: What’s next? Now that we’ve talked about XYZ, how are we going to move forward? I know that talking about these issues is important, but how are we going to change things? Whether…"The Act Of Conversation Has Purpose"
You likely know that most school systems only teach reading and writing, and eventually how to get a job and work for somebody else. No qualms about that I must say. But what happens when the job is no longer there or your take-home pay is no longer able to take you home any longer, huh? Don’t wait for that time; go multiple streams! After reading Hal Elrod’s (Contributor, entrepreneur.com, and Author of ‘The Miracle Morning,’ Serial…"8 Solid Steps to Creating Multiple Streams of Income"
Choosing to change your career can be nerve-wracking at any time in your life. But it is especially so for adults in their 40s and 50s who have often spent decades climbing a corporate ladder only to have layoffs, corporate mergers, or other unexpected events kick it out from under them. Rather than start over in the rat race, many are finding that turning a lifelong passion, closet hobby or an exciting new interest into…"Is it Time for a Midlife Career Makeover?"
Did You Know That Handwriting Mirrors Character? Would You Like To Learn How To See People As They Really Are? A knowledge of what your handwriting means may change your life. Bart Bagett’s How You Can Analyze Handwriting in Ten Minutes of Less will help you decipher handwriting. Every time you write your name you are registering a pen picture of your personality. If you could set down your signatures in a continuous line, from…"Analyze Handwriting: Do You Really Know Yourself?"
At Cornell I’m currently taking an engineering course called Optimization I. The basic format of the class is to define a problem in terms of something to maximize/minimize and a set of constraints. For example, you may be told that you are running a grocery store and are then asked to buy some produce in order to maximize your profits given the constraints of what the supplier will currently sell. Although I’ve largely been learning…"What are Your Constraints?"