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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, commentary, Education, Helpful Links, personal development, Resources

Summer Time Learning


  Major shout out to all the teachers, administrators, instructional aides, crossing guards, cafeteria workers, technical support staff (LOL to my fellow edtechies)… you name it… THANK YOU for helping our children to reach their full potential this academic year!  Time to chill out and have some “me” time… you deserve it, (but you know

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, career exploration, Education, Helpful Links, personal development, Resources

Don’t Forget Those Soft Skills!


I was at a school district wide meeting where teachers and parents came together for some frank conversation. A group of teachers representing multiple grade levels and subject matters presented to us (parents) a Teachers’ Wish List… It was the top 10 things teachers wished more parents would do at home to support their (the

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, commentary, Education, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Resources

Worst Speech I ever Gave!


I gave a keynote speech a few nights ago. It was awful. I was sweating, nervous and light-headed. I didn’t connect with the audience and several of my jokes fell flat. I could begin to give you 101 excuses. Here they go ….. I could not work the powerpoint projector. My mind was frazzled from

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, Education, Helpful Links, Media, Resources

Take action against Cyberbullying!


  Based on Cyberbullying statistics from the i-SAFE Foundation, more than half of adolescents and teens in America have been bullied online. Make you voice matter and speak out against it! Encourage your local government officials to consider cyberbullying a hate crime. Bronx, New York Senator Jeff Klein has created legislation that would make cyberbullying a second

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, commentary, Education, entrepreneurship, global citizenship, Resources

The Future of Microloan Business Lending and the Vision of Future Executives Inc.


    It isn’t a secret that the US and world are experiencing challenging economic times.  Although some might debate our current status given the aftermath of the most recent recession, it is painfully apparent the US could use different forms of economic stimulus to foster job growth. Moreover, there historically has been a chronic

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, career exploration, commentary, Education, entrepreneurship, Media, personal development, Resources, Technology

Extend your brand reach and transform visitors and subscribers into devoted lifelong customers with a video


How do you define a brand? Well, I went to Wikipedia to get the official definition. The American Marketing Association defines a brand as a “Name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” [1] A brand is thus a product or service whose dimensions differentiate it

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18 & over, commentary, Education, inspirational, personal development, Resources

Focus:10 Ways to focus on your goals


As you begin to move about in the workforce there will likely be nothing more crucial than staying focused.  Focus is important because it may be the difference between achieving your goals and being frustrated.  Here are ten real life, time tested and personally utilized tips for staying focused and achieving your goals. How to

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Education, Resources

Report 2008-Child Trends Readiness


  What is this report about? This report provides a developmental perspective on what competencies young people need to be ready for college, the workplace, and the transition to adulthood. National hand-wringing about the lack of preparedness of high school graduates for college and the workplace has analyzed researchers, educators, and policymakers to define the

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