Way back in the day (ok, more like two years ago), I used to publish a Trending Thursday post, which was a top five list of the most impactful articles I'd read within the past week or two. I think that reading is a huge part of being able to develop and I don't want … Continue reading Trending Thursday Two Point Oh.
I was born in 1987. I went to elementary school and, at the beginning, though I had the most basic Macintosh computers to toy with, I learned everything, from arithmetic to writing, in the traditional fashion. As I progressed to middle school, computers were intertwined in my learning process and I can compute the answer with or without a Macintosh or IBM.
"Life without knowledge is death in disguise." -- Talib Kweli What are you learning? What do you want to know? Are you open to what life brings to the table? "Professional development" is just a fancy way of saying learning. You have to keep learning and because anything that does not grow is dead. Seek … Continue reading Be Intent on Knowing
I just had an extraordinary opportunity (for me). Now that I’m in my first truly professional position (office, desk, and shirt/slacks daily), I’ve been placed in a position to travel for work. For the past five days, I’ve been in Nashville, Tennessee for a conference and, though the conference was focused on development, the branding … Continue reading Learning on the Fly
Your boss sends you an email. Within this email is a webinar that teaches you how to do your job more effectively. You don't have any pressing deadlines to meet. But you don't register for the webinar. Why is that? It's free education that could lead to you being more effective. You being more effective … Continue reading But It’s Free!
If you know me, you know I love to learn. Shoot, even if you don't know me, obviously I blog everyday about things I learn weekly. And I love introducing people to new ways to learn. So today, I want to recommend iTunes U to you all. If you have a subject you're interested in, … Continue reading iTunes U