Category: Total System Reset

Stoic’s Corner: Emotional Mindfulness

Following the principles of Stoicism doesn't meant you suppress or ignore emotions. It does mean that you examine their cause and experience them in non-harmful ways. The practice of Mindfulness is a big help in this endeavor.

Failure Sucks: How I Deal With It

The amount of suckitude you will experience increases proportionally with the size of the failure. But dealing with failure is an important life lesson we need to learn and Stoicism can be a great help.

Stoic’s Corner: Stoicism In My Life

Our world is a pretty crazy place. Being a living, breathing and thinking being in this world seems to confront you on an almost daily basis with situations and events that make you wonder how in the world humanity ever crawled out of their caves and advanced to the levels are at now...or gives you ...

The Importance of Empathy…and Turning It Into Action

It takes more than just having empathy to cause change...especially when advocating for change can cost you everything you have. But here is one step to help you start.

Ready…Set…Study!

The New Project Management Guiding Text is due next month...but that doesn't mean you have to wait for it to prep for your Project Management Certification Exams.

Looking to the Stars for Life Lessons

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has written a new book about Astrophysics that contains a healthy helping of Life Lessons as well.

Financial Literacy in the Technology Age

During my early career I was in a state of almost constant frustration over finances. I knew that I had a lot to learn, but I didn't really know where to start. Luckily technology can help address the knowledge gap.

Progress Made Every Day

The key for identifying the need for change is to be able to see where pain points exist. That is where my passion lies. In doing what needs to be done to make sure that progress is created every day.

Gamification Has a Shelf Life

Adding gamification elements to your e-learning is not going to lead to instant engagement and greater learning.

Compliance Training and the Webinar-Induced Coma

Compliance webinars seem to be particularly bad at being interesting, which is dangerous since the information they disseminate is some of the most important. It doesn't have to be this way.

Tips for Better Software Training Part II – Extra Gravy

Looking to up your software training game? You have come to the right place! I have some great tips and tricks for you, as told through quotes from some of my favorite films.

Are Learning Styles an Addiction of the L&D Community?

It's amazing how many times I'll still hear practitioners in the field...even co-workers...analyze our learning through the Learning Styles lens.

Tips for Better Software Training Part I

I joined the technology field as a Software Training Specialist over three years ago, and I quickly noticed that when it came to professional development, there was a dearth of information relating to the specific field of Software Training.

LinkedIn And The Golden Age Of American Education

Readers of this blog know that I'm not a believer in the much commented upon skills gap.  There has always been a disconnect between the skills an employee brings to the table and the skills they need at a new job.  In the past, this was expected and employers provided training and things like job ...

What E-Learning (Especially MOOCs) Get Wrong

On a recent webinar on 2016 trends in e-learning, the presenter declared 2016 to be the year when MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are finally going to start succeeding in disrupting the world of Education.