Category: Random Thoughts

Food for Thought About Making New Year’s Resolutions

20 December, 2010 (10:18) | Random Thoughts | By:

Have you started thinking about making New Year’s Resolutions yet? It has crossed my mind, but I haven’t made any specific decisions. Sometimes I don’t make resolutions at all and sometimes I make one simple one that I know I can keep. I don’t like setting myself up for failure, so I try not to […]

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No Such Thing as a Stupid Question

14 December, 2010 (07:07) | Random Thoughts | By:

When we are given a new assignment at work or in the classroom, many questions start popping into our minds. We can feel overwhelmed in the beginning of any new endeavor – it’s that old fear of the unknown that gets us every time.

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Wordos vs.Typos – Do You Know the Difference?

25 June, 2010 (08:00) | Random Thoughts | By:

Today, in my research, I was reminded of the day the word “google” officially became a verb in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary – July 6, 2006. Having been declared the “most useful” word of the year in 2002 by the American Dialect Society, many of us were already using it as a verb, so it was great news to me when it became an official, proper verb!

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Multitasking – A Help or a Hindrance

10 June, 2010 (09:00) | Random Thoughts | By:

Can too much be said about time management and organization? I don’t think so! Learning to be organized and manage all the million things we have to accomplish in a day are more than a little daunting to most of us. We’ve become a society of multitaskers to survive, but when does multitasking become a detriment rather than a help to us?

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5 Reasons Procrastination is Your Enemy

9 June, 2010 (09:00) | Random Thoughts | By:

I contend that procrastination is the number one enemy of students and employees for several reasons. Check out these reasons procrastination is your enemy.

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How Keeping a Journal Can Help You

7 June, 2010 (09:00) | Random Thoughts | By:

Using good grammar in speaking is one thing; using it in writing is another – and then there is the punctuation! Oh my! For many adults who have been out of school a long time, this is quite daunting. Some have jobs which do not require a lot of writing, so finding a way to put grammatically correct writing skills into practice is a challenge. I think keeping a journal sounds like a great idea. They will get the benefit of documenting their daily life and putting their writing skills to the test at the same time. Hmmm, I wish I would have thought of this before now.

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