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In the Spotlight: Grow Your Public Speaking Confidence

This is second post in our four-post series celebrating Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus. This post is a 10-minute read. You know a good public speaker when you hear one.  You may like the person’s presentation style, ability to t.....
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Creating Positive Habits

This post is one in a series of blogs for Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus on learning something new for personal and professional development. This post is a 10-minute read. Get more sleep.  Eat healthier.  Grow your career.  We .....
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Back to School, Back to Learning Something New

I worked for a business that had fruit delivered for its employees several times a week.  I often helped unbox the fruit deliveries in the breakroom.  A couple of times a month, the fruit company included a type of fruit that was unique, one that most people had never.....
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Informal Binge Learning: Strength or Weakness?

A few years ago I interviewed for a job.  The interviewer asked me what I would consider my weakness.  I answered with the correct answer for me even though it may not have been politically correct.  My weakness is that when researching an issue or a project, I somet.....
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Learning Options Part Three: Unique Learning Options

Unique Learning Options As we have seen with parts one and two of our learning options series, in-person options are the main menu item you might order at a restaurant while online learning is one of those large side dishes that could be eaten as a meal on its own or sh.....
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Learning Options Part Two: Online Options

Going back to thinking of learning options available as ordering from a menu in a restaurant as we did in part one, if we think of in-person learning as the entrée, online learning options are like an extra-large side dish that could almost be eaten as a meal by itself.....
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Learning Options Part One: In-Person Options

Choosing the type of learning option you need is like ordering from a menu at a restaurant.  You usually find one or two items you want and maybe ones you want to try in the future. Often, there are so many items on the menu that you are not quite prepared when the ser.....
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What is Your Learning Style?

Are there certain learning opportunities that make you more excited than others?  Does the term webinar cause you to shut down your computer because you cannot be involved in another one-sided topic discussion?  Or does the term podcast immediately conjure up the need.....
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Letter to Younger Learning Self

With graduation season almost here, the commencement speeches will begin to flow and words of wisdom about future selves will be shared.  Here is my reflection to my younger self on how learning experiences starts to fit together. Dear Younger Self, You know you need t.....
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