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BUS 2600 IT/Operations

Always One of the Most Successful People in the Room

The speaker will almost always be one of the most successful people in any room.

But that doesn’t come without a price.

You know the old saying, writers write? Well, speakers speak.

You have to learn the techniques of the trade and continually practice them to be a truly successful speaker – one that can captivate, educate, and motivate an audience into taking action.

You never know when you will be called on to step to the center of attention.

So start right now with… Continue reading Always One of the Most Successful People in the Room

The Critical Thinking Advantage

Sometimes students wonder why I wedge critical thinking into all of my courses.

I believe the future job market for those that can think, reason, and work though difficult issues will be strong. For those that need to be told what to do, the future lacks as much promise.

But it’s more than that. Those that don’t think for themselves fall prey to those that do.  I have no data to support my idea that critical thinking skills suggest better decision making and better decision making leads to more wealth.

To me, the root cause of wealth inequality is… Continue reading The Critical Thinking Advantage

What Google Knows About You

You can see what Google knows about you by going to https://www.google.ca/settings/ads.

You can also manage your ad settings, somewhat but not totally, by going to your account settings and then the Account History tab https://www.google.com/settings/accounthistory

I found out that Google thinks one of my interests is baby food and formula, but golf in no where to be found.

My take: With regard to the invasion of privacy, Continue reading What Google Knows About You