“Somebody Call for An Expert?” I’ll Answer That Call!

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve written about my fondness for Eeyore and want you to know I’m a bit attached to Gopher as well, especially when he comes to the rescue! You’ve heard the story when Pooh eats too much honey (honey is often on Pooh’s mind) at Rabbit’s place, gets rotund, and subsequently gets stuck in Rabbit’s front… Continue reading “Somebody Call for An Expert?” I’ll Answer That Call!

Balance Your Case With Your Client’s Real Story. I’d Love to Write it!

Reading Time: 4 minutes In her teen days my sister Janice (the Floridian) was quite adept at gymnastics, particularly on the balance beam where she made great use of her balancing skills. When Janice moved on to college, dad cut up the balance beam he previously made for her to practice on for a new use as exit steps… Continue reading Balance Your Case With Your Client’s Real Story. I’d Love to Write it!

Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a vocational expert, I can help sort out the consequences of employment discrimination cases in many ways and from “both sides of the fence”.  To me, this phrase means I will be fully instrumental to help serve your client without falling off and hurting the case because I have a full grasp of what… Continue reading Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Here’s a Dum-Dum Post! Want an Expert too?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In February 2020, at the beginning of the awareness of Covid-19, I attended a large conference with well over 200 people in attendance. During lunch, I sat at a table next to an intelligent man and we had a conversation about our jobs and serving as an expert “in the field”. His field is neuropsychology… Continue reading Here’s a Dum-Dum Post! Want an Expert too?

Employability, Hireability and Placeability ~ Got Ability? Need Proof?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To continue on with my post on getting level during divorce, I’m offering working definitions of 3 of my favorite ability descriptors which are: Employability, Hireability and Placeability Although my vocational assessment and evaluation assignments span a variety of jurisdictions and are designed to meet referral needs, the concepts of Employability, Hireability and Placeability remain… Continue reading Employability, Hireability and Placeability ~ Got Ability? Need Proof?

Did You Know Rabbits are Perfectly Capable of Believing Everything at Once?

Reading Time: 4 minutes I was quite fond of my office rabbit Mollie. She lived a long life and loved to lounge around, eat, drink and poop, and spent her other time binkying (read on!) Mollie died in her home on 8/8/2022. When I found her she was still warm and I was very saddened. Looks like she’s the… Continue reading Did You Know Rabbits are Perfectly Capable of Believing Everything at Once?

Need A Good Report? Rebut No Matter What!

Reading Time: 5 minutes I was taught that vocational report writing is a very powerful form of communication and can influence the degree of success for the individual for whom it was written.  I love to communicate through the written word and have written many, many, reports! Blog posts too! So this blog is to be sure you, my Attorney… Continue reading Need A Good Report? Rebut No Matter What!

Patience, Persistence & Perseverance Dominate! Time for Spring & A New Consulting Strategy!

Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s not much growing in our back yard but crocus which tells me it’s about time to spring forward with excitement for what else will arise out of the soil!  In fact, time is the essence of all life and an honored resource I wholly appreciate. I believe patience, persistence and perseverance are incredible qualities… Continue reading Patience, Persistence & Perseverance Dominate! Time for Spring & A New Consulting Strategy!

Got Questions? Ask the Vocational Expert!

Reading Time: 4 minutes My work is helpful during litigation following an injury or condition that leads to disability.  In any type of litigation, if the disability or limitation is significant, more than likely there will be questions about work and future earnings. In fact, a multitude of questions will arise as the case develops. As a well-trained and… Continue reading Got Questions? Ask the Vocational Expert!

Assessment, Assessment, Assessment and More Assessment! Need Your Client Assessed?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Initially published by me on 2012/07/30 at 6:00 am! ~ Please read on! In the fall of 1994, I performed a self-assessment and wrote a paper titled “Self-Assessment of Competencies for Entry Level Health Educators” for the School Health course I took while attending Iowa State University. Self Assessment I remember typing my paper on… Continue reading Assessment, Assessment, Assessment and More Assessment! Need Your Client Assessed?