15 Points to Create a DIY Learning Environment

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For the industrious mind, any environment can transform into a learning space. That mind will just find a way to create one. We can observe examples of this throughout the economic-social strata, where children who were less fortunate resource-wise discovered ways to learn, found libraries, books, observed the public behavior, …

“Free” Education Resources for Pandemic Downtime

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Don’t be fooled by the title; nothing in the world is truly free. Energetically, there’s always an exchange. In the case of these resources, the trade will be your attention, focus, your intelligence and commitment to utilize what’s provided. The current pandemic is slowing the economy down and keeping people …

Proof of Mastered Experience

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An experience is an interface between our outer (external peering, ex-peer-ience) and inner perception. While we can take a passive approach to experiencing, letting life happen as some say, aspirants work to co-create with experiences, seeing them as opportunities to develop. We’ve mastered experiences when we’re no longer at the …

How to Apply Wakandan Philosophy to Amplify Self-Education

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The Black Panther movie needs no building up from this blog. I watched it twice and (don’t worry; no spoilers in this piece) enjoyed its story, nuances and found the work to be a valuable addition to the Panther’s universe, broadly introduced in the Avengers movie. If you haven’t watched …

How to Answer This Very Important Interview Question

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If you’re not prepared, interview questions may feel like a grueling interrogation. While in the “hot seat,” you might be sweating, feeling gaseous and forgetting what you’ve practiced the night before. Interviewing is an in-depth experience that can be covered over several posts, which we’ll do over time. The important …

2 Tips to Avoid Digital Self-Sabotage

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So you’ve clicked the “Submit” button on the online application. Or you sent the resume to someone specific by E-mail. Or you’ve just handed off your business card to a potential employer in an unexpected social event. This is an opportunity to congratulate yourself for taking that step, grasping the …

How to Skill Build with a Company in 90 Days

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On an interview it’s been my observation that questions of professional skill development rarely surface, unless asked by the candidate. In all the interviews I’ve personally been on, only about 2 employers asked me directly about how I’d like to grow with the organization. Every other time I was the …

The Yellow Chakra and The Office Bully

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It’s a normal workday and you arrive at your desk. Ready to load up your computer, you receive a quick tap on the shoulder. “Hey, is it done yet?” your peer asks, referring to the project you’re working on together. Of course you didn’t choose to work with him; in …

300K Young Children Diagnosed with Depression?

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I don’t know about you, but seeing this headline alone touches my conscience in way that says, “This isn’t right.” This news story was covered on OANN news (interesting how the article for this report is not on the website). When we’re talking about “depression,” we’re referring to an in-depth …