November 2014

Peace & Prosperity

Happy Thanksgiving Hits: 133

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The Secret Paintings of Clementine Hunter

Garden Cinderella Goes to the Smithsonian Celebrated southern folk artist (Clemen-teen) Hunter loved Zinnias, so maybe it is fitting that she also be known as the name of her favorite flower…Garden Cinderella. A fitting name perhaps as the details of her life unfolds… Born sometime in the late 1880’s, the self-taught painter worked as a servant […]

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MusicBiz Notes: Quiz

4 Questions About the Music Business Back in 2009, I took a course from Foothill College called Music Business and one of the assignments involved listening to a song I’d never heard before. The link had no pictures. I did know who the musician featured was and groaned… In general, my favorite category of music […]

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MusicBiz Notes: Final Upload Update

MusicBiz Notes: A Beginner’s Guide to Often Overlooked Tips, Facts & Lessons about the Industry… 38-pages, more than 85 links with 19 questions, including three video-based activities, Adobe Acrobat XI pdf, print enabled. ISBN: 978-0-9831539-3 Table of Contents…195 KB UMusicBiz Notes Click here to Buy Now…$4.50 http://www.payloadz.com/go/sip?id=2783492 Irreverent, entertaining and educational bits about selected men, women and groups, […]

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Nature’s Tranquilizers

Fish Therapy This is an excerpt adapted from the new Biz Literacy worksheets: S for Success… If animals and Insects Were Entrepreneurs. In 2004, Purdue University published a study that found aquarium owners had lowered anxiety and blood pressure. Other studies document a variety of health issues and improvements noted. And Students who own fish have higher Math […]

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Moonlighting Banned On The High Seas

19th Century Lightship Workers In dark dangerous waters, men men worked aboard whaling vessels to provide light at night for ships.In time, Lightship workers in Nantucket, Rhode Island began to weave baskets, which became prized items with tourists. “Lightship duty…probably 90 percent boredom and a lot more than 10 percent shear terror. Duties first, then…time killing activity […]

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Biz Literacy Worksheets: Update

Name Game & S for Success Advanced- 11th-12th & College Level Name Game 4-pages Click here for Table of Contents SampleNameGameContents Click here to Buy Now PayPal/Payloadz.. http://www.payloadz.com/go/sip?id=2766177 Short entertaining lessons, activities and backstories will improve awareness of frequently overlooked do’s and dont’s when trying to create a name for a startup or product Adobe […]

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