Golfing and Communication, Using Tee Ups Effectively!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Been on the links yet? If not, hopefully very soon! I enjoy golfing and teeing off is my favorite part (not that the ball goes much more than 100 yards or so). I just really like it when my ball flies high and straight!  It makes it much easier to smack the ball into the… Continue reading Golfing and Communication, Using Tee Ups Effectively!

Got Motivation?? Let’s Just See!!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Did you take the Why Do You Do Your Work assessment? Read on and at the bottom of my blog post, you’ll find a key with detail on your results!Motivation describes why a person does something. According to current psychology, motivation involves biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces that initiate, guide, and maintain goal-oriented behaviors requiring endurance… Continue reading Got Motivation?? Let’s Just See!!

Is Your Glass 1/2 Full or 1/2 Empty Today? Personality Assessments Help Find Out!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Studying personalities is important to me. I’ve reviewed the results of many personality assessments and am a proponent of using assessment results if it helps you or who you are working with move forward in positive ways. One of the main personality dispositions is whether you are optimistic or pessimistic. (Which are you?) You can go to The… Continue reading Is Your Glass 1/2 Full or 1/2 Empty Today? Personality Assessments Help Find Out!

Artist in Training…Talent, Skills and Practice

Reading Time: 3 minutes Continuing on from last week’s post and my stated interest in my final ethics paper, I’d like to learn more about art.  I am a pretty good sidewalk chalk artist! No really, I believe at my lovely age (wanna guess?), learning creative ways and techniques to spark new interests is good for the soul. This is… Continue reading Artist in Training…Talent, Skills and Practice

Preparing to Graduate…Again!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just an update to let my readers know I am nearly done with my most recent learning adventure through George Washington University‚Ķ.that lasted well over a year! I certainly learned a lot about forensics rehabilitation consulting, and really appreciate my cohort comprised of really smart rehabilitation counselors across the country! There are students from the… Continue reading Preparing to Graduate…Again!

Feeding the Sharks…Even Babies Bite Hard!

Reading Time: 3 minutes [Original Post date: March 26, 2012] Feeding the Sharks…Even Babies Bite Hard! I fed sharks!  Incredible! To explain:  My son Jake (he’s a high school senior) needed help feeding the fish at Central Campus over spring break.  Central Campus is a regional academy of the Des Moines Public School District in Des Moines, Iowa. The campus… Continue reading Feeding the Sharks…Even Babies Bite Hard!