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Coursera makes courses available for free to the unemployed via Engadget

  Coursera is opening access to its online education in a bid to help those newly unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gizmodo notes the service has made 3,800 courses and 400 specializations available for free through government agencies hoping to find jobs for residents. The courses … Continue reading

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Reading – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier – 18 in a series

I’ll be highlighting books that I am reading (or re-reading) on all sorts of topics this year — Douglas Reading – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier – 18 … Continue reading

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Idea Generation Tools from Starters Code

There is no, one, creativity tool that works for every situation, place or time so it is useful to have a few sites, apps, and books that you can turn to when you need to create and capture your great … Continue reading

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(Re)Reading – Steal like an artist 10 things nobody told you about being creative by Austin Kleon – 1 in a series

(Re)Reading – Steal like an artist 10 things nobody told you about being creative by Austin Kleon – 1 in a series I’ll be highlighting books that I am reading (or re-reading) on all sorts of topics this year. Today … Continue reading

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10 Do the Work by Steven Pressfield | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 10 Do the Work by Steven Pressfield I have read — and re-read — and would highly recommend you do the same. In fact, I am thinking that I will make it (and Pressfield’s … Continue reading

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Revisit the Career Compass Regularly from Two Challenges in Building Your Career [Audio Clip] (0:42)

A Clip from Two Challenges in Building the Career You Deserve with Douglas E. Welch.  Watch the entire presentation. Listen to this clip [powerpress]   Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com) presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School … Continue reading

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Motivational art from Gapingvoid Art and Hugh MacLeod

I am not usually a great consumer of traditional motivation posters and such. Too much off it comes off as traditional and rather meaningless cheerleading at best and claptrap at its worst. Several years ago, though, i discovered Gapingvoid and … Continue reading

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Product: Moo MiniCards

This is probably my fourth or fifth order from Moo MiniCards for my business cards. As you can see form the photo, Moo MiniCards are about half the size of typical “western” business cards and, more importantly for me, I … Continue reading

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Gift Guide 2013: Moleskeine Journals

Moleskeine Journals of all sorts No matter how much technology i have at hand, I always find myself falling back on my paper journal as a data gathering, thought-provoking and capturing, friend. Yes, I carry and iPhone, but there is … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading…Give and Take by Adam Grant

I picked this up at the library yesterday and I am already well into Chapter 1. As someone Grant would describe as a “giver”, I am looking for ways to make that giving work the best for me, while also … Continue reading

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