I’ve been incredibly lucky to have had several wonderful mentors in my experiences with photography. When I was about 14 or 15, my friend’s father recognized my interest and actually offered me paid work!Continue reading “A Photographers Tips for Zoom (WebEx, GoTo) Meetings”
How My Career in Client Services Jumped Forward After Working with Sales
Change in the workplace can be a tough thing. However, sometimes transformation leads to learning opportunities that turn out very well. One of the highlights of my time at Information Access Company (IAC) was the chance to work with the Computer Select team.Continue reading “How My Career in Client Services Jumped Forward After Working with Sales”
Toughest Teacher Paves Career Path
We’ve all had teachers like this. Fierce reputation. Toughest teacher in the school. Or, maybe later, a professor. “You’ll never get an A.” “Will try to intimidate you.” “Very demanding.” These or similar comments were often heard from fellow students.Continue reading “Toughest Teacher Paves Career Path”
All Work and No Play?
At this point, it would be reasonable to say I was a very dull boy. Library research, culturally based school trips, debate team – not exactly the fun stuff of the early teenage years. However, there were other interests, much more fun things, that also took root during the Junior High School years.Continue reading “All Work and No Play?”
Tom Seaver: A Personal Hero
I’ve never been a real Mets fan. As a lifelong Yankee, this doesn’t usually happen. But I am a huge Tom Seaver fan. When Seaver won the Rookie of the Year award in 1967 he was the first good thing that happened to the Mets. Yankee fans were not impressed when a team loses 547 games in their first five years.Continue reading “Tom Seaver: A Personal Hero”
Higher Truth and How to Get There
For hundreds of years, scholars have viewed formal debate as fundamental to participatory or representative government. Yet, observers of the last decade or so, would have a hard time recognizing virtue in what passes as debate in many government bodies. Things have become so polarized and divisive that finding synergy in viewing broader ideas seems to have passed forever.Continue reading “Higher Truth and How to Get There”
A Mentor in Junior High School?
When people think or talk about formative experiences, they are usually from high school, college, or maybe the early childhood years. For some, junior high school turns out to be the most crucial time in terms of events that define what we become.Continue reading “A Mentor in Junior High School?”