Family Financial Advice

In the last year, I’ve done a ton of research and experiments about investments. And though I don’t yet have much in the way of wealth, due to being partially vested in an employee stock options plan (pretty much by accident) when I was in my 20s, I do have some meager retirement savings to […]

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Why I’m saying no to ALL training

It’s ironic that I work in the Learning & Development (AKA Corporate Training) industry, and won’t be doing training anytime soon. It’s actually my addiction to learning stuff that led me to work there. After all, I do love learning! But learning eats up a lot of time, and, it turns out a fair amount of my own […]

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Look who’s talking…on Learning Now Radio!

I was interviewed recently for this international Learning & Development podcast that’s a part of the Learning Now network. Of course I squirm to hear the sound of my own voice on these things, but all in all I feel pretty good about it. Other people seem to as well, as there have been a few […]

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Learning to do Simple

Simple is marvelous place that you really can inhabit. Yes, you too can do it. Oftentimes, the only thing that it takes to get from here (it’s complicated) to there (simple!) is to give up the things that complicate our lives. Okay… So like most simple things, this is easier said than done. Nobody ever said […]

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The Rockstars of Learning

I’ve often heard it lamented in conversations with Learning & Development (L&D) professionals that we have no real Rockstars. That our industry needs some kind of Rockstars to bring it to mainstream consciousness, business relevance, legitimized status, or somethingorother. Yeah, okay. Listen, people we don’t happen recognize as Rockstars are already doing Rockstar stuff with learning […]

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