*Between the Lines with Barry Kilbrick will replay on January 6, 2019 an appearance with TV and magazine writer Nell Scovell. From the Simpson’s to Murphy Brown, Newhart, Sabrina the Teenage Witch Scovell’s industry experience is insightful, at times funny, and eye-opening as one of few women writers in the TV industry.
*Atlantic article. titled The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans, noted on business librarian Roger Green’s blog .Ramblin’ with Roger. The piece is a useful resource for another reason: The article written by a successful writer reveals how mistakes made in money matters caused long-term financial chaos for his family. It’s an inside glimpse of potential pitfalls.
*StrengthsFinder tool developed by Gallup is second reference found on Ramblin’ with Roger. There’s a link for 34 profiles for students
*Entrepreneurship in different European countries may take different paths such as using entrepreneurial skills within a company as opposed to operating a startup.
*The amazing profile below underscores the importance of checking stories for original autorship. There are different versions of the story below on the web, but relevant and intresting background details are not noted in abridged versions of the article.
Between the lines with Barry Kilbrick…How film critic Lenoard Maltin, at
age 13-years was inspired to become a writer before the internet era is a core theme in this interview based on Maltin’s memoir Hooked on Hollywood. Viewers may have to use Google to decode references to a historical bygone era, humorously referred to as pre-dinosaur. But how the teen found his niche before the web offers an interesting glimpse that offers a comparison of available tools and resources then and now.
Harvard Business Review
Why African Entrepreneuship is Booming, by
Ndubuisi Ekekwe. This 2016 article opens with a cool example of how an entrepreneur used ingenuity to solve a business problem.
In non-technical terms, the piece highlights how a country’s infrastructure and economic policies challenges yet sparks new ideas and paths for entrepreneurial citizens.
First spotted on Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs of Africa by Mfonobong Nsehe, April 2018, Patricia Majule’s design company is profiled in greater detail on a site with a grin-provoking name…
While in college, Majule started working out of her apartment creating unique paper products for parties. Her abilities might well include strong elements of STEM.
Lionesses of Africa.com
Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misundrstood
One of the most popular ideas in education is applied in ways that its creator never intended, Youki Terada, October 15, 2018.
The creator of the Multiple Intelligences Theory, Howard Gardener, is just one of many professionals who learn gradually
that their testing concepts are misunderstood.
The article underscores the value of customized assessments such as those provided by the Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation. Otherwise, misapplication of standardized theories limit possibilities.
Jon Morrow, Smart Blogger’s CEO has written Why You Shouldn’t Start A Podcast or YouTube Channel…
November 2018. Common sense advice that will save beginners a lot of wasted time and effort.
However, many readers will simply be unable to accurately evaluate their skillset correctly and will learn by trial and error.|
Students should learn more about
navigating the marketplace for their own protection.
Innocent middle, even elementary age students may find themselves center stage in a nightmare they can’t process.
One case in point: The recent news story of 9-year old, Jeremiah Harvey, who while shopping with a parent and sibling suddenly found himself publicly accused of groping a female customer. The irate woman threatened to call police as the boy protested and stood nearby distraught.
The accuser approached Harvey. Proximity of the mom unclear. Harvey, still learning how to navigate his environment did not know how to handle the situtation.
A review of the viral video raises questions.
Where was the store manager?
Why wasn’t there an immediate request for store tape and security?
Dee Adams is the editor of Shopping & Racial Profiling… A suppl. multicultural ethnic studies resource
Whether able-bodied worker or freelancer,
Michael Finney’s consumer report on a potential downside of the gig economy is an important reminder. And underscored by two sobering experiences noted in links below.
AC7KGo Potential downside of the gig economy
PBS News Hour/…Wrist injury disaster for Maine veteran
Recovery of Leslie Green, post bike accident https://www.rogerogreen.com/2018/10/01/recovery-of-leslie-green-post-bike-accident/
Dee Adam is the author of Finding Your Niche: Discover….
And the editor of Changing Your Work or Career …After Injury…
Interesting 2015 PBS special includes segments on youth activity and skill set
with an iconic comfort food., and how the economic downturn of 2008
inspired small business and home-based businesses startups.
Highlights from more than 10 states include
unique family recipes and inventive marketing.
From driveway and kitchen sales to upwards of a million
dollars in sales…
A Few Good Pie Places
Dee Adams is the author of
Finding Your Niche: Discover…