Monthly Archives: November 2013

Choosing an Unlikely Niche

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Talk Show Insights Lawrence Brownlee Despite naysayers, the 5’6” African-American tenor discusses his choice of music and his classical niche instead of a career in law despite not being the typical opera singer. Brownlee Tavis Smiley November 2013 http://www.pbs.org/wnet/tavissmiley/interviews/lawrence-brownlee/ NPR … Continue reading

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Dream Goals

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Wordplay: Create Personalized Anagram What do Dream and Vision mean to you? Create your personalized anagram using the lists below for inspiration. Dream Dedication Development Direction Drive Desire Definitive Resourceful Reflection Resolution Relentless Relax Research Resolve Readiness Renew Enterprising Enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Dee Adams’ Online Class

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Biz Quiz 1.Which of the following inventions were created for safety reasons? a. Life Preservers b. Band-Aids c. Condensed Milk d. Portable Heart Defibrillator e. Safety Pin Research 101 2. What Activity is Often Mistaken for Research? a. Investigating b. … Continue reading

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Race, Culture, & Vocational Dreams in Films

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Intercultural Communication How social, cultural and political conflicts can disrupt vocational goals or destroy a business  are featured themes in the films Cool Runnings and Mississippi Massala. Two reviews, which I wrote for class assignments, are posted in Adobe PDF. Concepts … Continue reading

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Niche Advice From Cartoonist Scott Adams

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How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big Dilbert Creator Scott Adams’ new book details how he failed at many occupations and ventures and offers his point of view on how to find your niche. PBS Tavis Smiley … Continue reading

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Small Unique Businesses

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New York Originals The award-winning PBS series profiles mom and pop retailers that point out a number of takeaway lessons: All skills cannot be outsourced overseas You can compete successfully against cheaply made imported products if you counter with quality and … Continue reading

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