No event demonstrates your success as a teacher more than does your first major examination or assignment. If you have taught for any length of time, you know that the first exam or major assignment is often the most critical milepost in students’ deciding to remain in a course through its conclusion. Therefore, it is [...]
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1. “When I have time, I’ll get to it.” If you are struggling to find time, then you have an even bigger need to get organized! Did you know that the average person wastes 150 hours a year just looking for stuff? To make it worse, the average executive wastes six weeks a year just [...]
To be productive as a writer, you need to actually write. I know this doesn’t come as a shock, yet I also know how easy it is to let other tasks, projects, people, or any number of other distractions take us away from our writing. Consider using the following words to describe your writing time [...]
Let’s think about the orange cones of language. As verbal beings, language is a key element in the way that we communicate with one another and even with ourselves. We think in words and we speak, write, and telegraph (do people even do that anymore?) in words or representations of words. And, words are labels [...]
Chuck Frey is the creator and publisher of The MindMapping Software Blog and someone I follow. Recently, I found an excellent post of his: http://mindmappingsoftwareblog.com/50-web-content-buzz-builders/ - so if you’re looking for writing ideas (or other prompts to get going on generating content), take a look.
A second test Contact Information Your Name: Your Email Address: Questions Question 1: What has been most helpful? Question 2: What difference has the Staying Positive Society made for you? Question 3: What else?
Here’s what Paulette Ensign (one of the people I have learned from for years) said in a recent email: Remember that you have knowledge that the whole world does not. Making an assumption that everyone already knows what you know will keep you stuck and be a barrier to developing information products. What would be [...]
The teleseminar on how to get everything done so you can offer a teleseminar in 4-6 weeks is tomorrow! If you haven’t yet signed up (and you’ll receive the recording even if you can’t be there live) is http://meggin.com/CountdowntoaTeleseminar.php I have this PACKED with information and am looking forward to teaching it and then seeing [...]
We had a great time learning together on the teleseminar on Monday (and you can receive the MP3 download and handout packet by going to http://www.meggin.com/ObstacleIllusions2008.php. If you are ready to make 2009 better than, more than, different from 2008, then you can’t just ‘wish’ it would be so. You have to strategically PLAN for [...]
David Allen is one of the people who has helped me through his seminars, teleseminars, books, etc. Just last week, he sent out a link to an article he wrote in 2001. Here’s the link: http://www.davidco.com/articles/2 It might be worth taking a look. We all have to focus on what we can control…not on what [...]