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Professional Development for Those Who Develop Professionals

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Reading REALLY Is Fundamental

Some of you may remember the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) commercials back in the 70s. But, most of you are likely far too young to remember that. However, reading great books is one of the best ways to increase your ability to improve your professional skills--quickly. That said, I am creating a great reading list to help you develop this habit.

The Human Connection

I love technology! But being connected to other talent development professionals sometimes requires face-to-face interaction. Even if you are an introvert and great at what you do--Sometimes you have to people (used here as a verb). Let's talk about how to do that at local, regional, national, and international levels and the value of doing so.

That Old School  Expertise

I love what I do. When I work on a project, it gives me a charge like nothing else. Many of my students pick up on this energy and want to know how I know what I know. Well, this is where I share the inside scoop on how I learned to do what I do the way I do it.