Month: July 2011

July 28, 2011 I was introduced to an interesting tool that helps you discover what motivates you as a leader. I discovered this tool through an article that Gordon Young wrote in the Creating People Power newsletter. Immediately I researched the website and knew I was onto something powerful. I connected with both Gordon Young […]

July 27, 2011 My harem pants, that I wrote about in yesterday’s blog, were not the only item that was put away never to be truly enjoyed. I have made other purchases that were set aside, hidden from view, not part of my daily life. Now that I am creating a list of items that […]

July 26, 2011 I finally found a pair of black leggings that would look great under my “harem” pants.  I called one pair of my pants my “harem” pants. They are the pants that balloon out from the waist to the ankles. Belly dancers wear these under a layer of skirts when they perform their […]

July 25, 2011 My blog yesterday got me thinking of how businesses are catering to the consumers’ desire for “convenience.” This is not necessarily a good thing, especially with regards to financial institutions. Just a year or two ago, whenever I wanted to use a credit card, I had to show picture identification. I’m not […]

July 24, 2011 Identity theft has become a huge problem. And banks and credit card companies set up security measures to help prevent identity theft. In order to access our online banking accounts, we have to have secure passwords that contain letters and numbers. Sometimes, we have to ensure that our passwords contain special characters. […]

July 23, 2011 There’s a conspiracy with computer and car technicians. There has to be. The same thing happens with both. You would think that there is enough of a difference between cars and computers that the same phenomena would not occur. But it does. When my computer stops working, and I try to explain […]

July 22, 2011 I have had a number of conversations with my friends about social media and technology in general. I have also had a number of discussions with colleagues in the educational field about the role digital technology plays in the classroom. The conversations seem to follow a typical thread. Many of those over […]