Entries from May 2008

Life After Jobs

Date May 30, 2008

Striving and Thriving This month we pause in the series of profiles to present an article adapted from an upcoming e-book for people considering creative career choices and entrepreneurship. Throughout most of human history, the work people did was determined by survival. Hunters and gatherers hunted and gathered. As people learned to cultivate crops and […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: Effective Praise

Date May 19, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens “You are wonderful!” “That’s the most amazing project I’ve ever seen!” “You’re the best assistant division manager in the whole company!” Are you buying that?

The Fourth Paradoxical Commandment

Date May 19, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Teams & Groups The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. © Copyright Kent M. Keith 1968, renewed 2001 This isn’t really a revolutionary concept. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Marc Antony delivers the line in one of the most-memorized speeches in the English language: “The evil that […]

The Pomp And Circumstance Underground

Date May 12, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Money, Work, & Play In ancient times – a little more than a century ago – education was about personal development. It was about exploring a variety of exciting things just because they were enjoyable. It was focused on finding ways to entertain the mind and the spirit through history, culture, art, […]

The Right Condiments and Toppings

Date May 5, 2008

Elephant Burgers Elephant Burgers is about different ways to approach large or ongoing projects and break them into achievable steps. It’s about creative ideas for tackling something overwhelming and making the boring parts more enjoyable. You might be able to stand the taste of that elephant by making it into burgers. But what happens when […]