I've been a busy bee 🐝 studying and learning about all sorts of fun stuff like finance, cryptocurrency, AI, and pharmacy analytics. I'm by no means a smart guy. The good Lord knows I've made a whole bunch of mistakes despite my book knowledge. . . The two things I am is curious and persistent. Curious about the future … [Read More...] about Hello World! I’m back to learning and posting on my blog.
Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham My rating: 5 of 5 stars One of the first steps to self-awareness is to know your strengths and reconcile with weaknesses. I also took the $15 dollar test and discussed the results with friends, which wasn’t required to get the most out of the book. I just […]
I’ve created many WordPress sites over the years, but the two that remain my focus are www.jennylouraya.com and www.locketsandcharms.com. These two websites look great on a desktop, but look even better on a smartphone! I also created www.locketsncharms.net with Initializr – a Bootstrap Boilerplate which is great for creating quick prototypes. EDUCATION I’ve taken some courses on Google […]
This is not a tutorial or anything close to a ‘how to post’. I have no idea what I’m doing. With that said, here’s my story on how I spent my Saturday night troubleshooting my WordPress site. So there I was practicing my mad coding skills on FreeCodeCamp.com when my wife asked me to check out […]
When I first decided to embark in educating myself I remember feeling overwhelmed not knowing where to start. I almost quit. I then enrolled in a local community class to see if I should try going back to school and learn a new skill the old traditional way, but dropped the classes in a manner […]
Nolan talks about apprenticeships, student debt, and offers solutions and alternative paths to learning for all ages. The show gets philosophically deep towards the end of the interview about politics and religion. The real “meat” about education is in the middle. You can watch the whole interview or you can start at minute 26:30 and […]
How to break down complex strategies as explained by Donald Sull, London Business School professor. How will I use this video? Clarify key drivers: What actions will help me achieve my objective – both personal and professional. Separate key drivers from distractions – like fear, confusion, and non-value adding activities. Identify critical challenges: I call […]
I’ve been watching the Future of Web Apps session with Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith. They delve briefly into the history of Microsoft and how they tried to own the web early on, but were unable to contain it, so they pivoted and accepted a much smaller role that they’ve envisioned. The world of technology […]