Monthly Archives: September 2013

Things learned from 911 to the California Earth quakes:

These are some notes I took from a CERT fireside that talked about preparation in case of emergency. –        9/11 was the circumstance that notified the US government that they were not adequately prepared for communication between organizations. –        After … Continue reading

Posted in Tasks, Errands and Projects-Oh My | Comments Off on Things learned from 911 to the California Earth quakes:

Building upon our original foundation:

During a recent meeting at Toastmasters, we received some very good counsel for one of the core members of the club. He reminded us to recollect what our original motivations for joining Toastmasters were. We may have wanted to improve … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Embellishments | Comments Off on Building upon our original foundation:

Financial success by Bryan, Ben, Larry and James

During the summer, I attend a Success two day workshop that presented several motivation speakers. I took notes. Here are some ideas by Bryan Fertu who is the CEO of Success 2013. Also ideas by Ben Kittel, Larry King, Keith … Continue reading

Posted in Goulash | Comments Off on Financial success by Bryan, Ben, Larry and James

Spelling Familiar:

Here is a word I mess up on a lot. But maybe this idea will help. Bad: familer Good familiar One way to help on this word is to look for letters that are familiar. How do you determine that, … Continue reading

Posted in Speller Beezy and Other Ailments | Comments Off on Spelling Familiar:

Technology, tools of the trade:

Last winter I attended a symposium called Life, The Universe and Everything. Here are the notes from one of the panels. –        It takes 10 years to become overnight success. –        Final draft is software used by scriptwriters. If you … Continue reading

Posted in Rock Soup | Comments Off on Technology, tools of the trade:

Maximizing your job search references:

Here are some notes I took about how to maximize your references in a job search. –        Show your references your resume so that they can be familiar with what you put in there in case they get called upon, … Continue reading

Posted in Tasks, Errands and Projects-Oh My | Comments Off on Maximizing your job search references:

Flavor of the month:

  I hope the following lesson can be of use to youth ministries, family counselors, parents and grandparents as well as family devotionals or family home evenings. A lot of companies will have sales promotions to add variety to their … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Embellishments | Comments Off on Flavor of the month:

Success in Business notes from Rick Bulluzero:

  During the summer, I attend a Success two day workshop that presented several motivation speakers. I took notes. Here are some ideas by Rick Bulluzero. He was a former Microsoft executive. She was applicant in the TV show the … Continue reading

Posted in Goulash | Comments Off on Success in Business notes from Rick Bulluzero:

Spelling definite:

I keep wanting to put an a in this word instead of a second I. But I have a visual image that may help me remember. When you want two boards to stay in place you put a nail in … Continue reading

Posted in Speller Beezy and Other Ailments | Comments Off on Spelling definite:

Looking at resumes from a HR perspective:

  During one of my job seeking workshops, the class went through series resumes and evaluated what we liked and didn’t like about the resumes. The following are some observations Things that people like: –        Easy to see and peruse. … Continue reading

Posted in Tasks, Errands and Projects-Oh My | Comments Off on Looking at resumes from a HR perspective: