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Friday, December 03, 2004

Career-Op: Criticism...with MP3 Podcast

Career-Op: Criticism
by Douglas E. Welch, ComputorEdge Magazine

There is a little that can be so useful, or so damaging, as criticism. When given correctly, justly and without malice, it can be the building block of a better career. Dealt out cruelly, meanly and with venom, it can stunt the progress of even the best person. A great career depends on understanding criticism, both how to deliver it and how to receive it.

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Thursday, December 02, 2004

Tom Peters Reads My Mind!

Tom Peters and I are certainly on the same wavelength here. Reading is an important part of my life...and should be part of yours! (SMILE)

100 Ways To Succeed #33:


Read Wide!
Read Deep!
Read Often!
Surprise Yourself With Your Reading Picks!
Out-READ the "Competition"!
Take Notes!
Share With Others What You Read!*
(*Not to impress them, but to practice what you've learned.)
Create/Join A Reading Salon!
Cultivate A Learning-Curiosity ADDICTION.

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[Dispatches from the New World of Work]

Latest Mac OS X Security Update

Apple released a new security update today, which is available via the Software Update panel in System Preferences. Here is the information that accompanies the update.

Security Update 2004-12-02 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components:


For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n61798

Creativity Starters

Over at Creative Chaos - Dina Mehta's Blog she discusses 2 new creativity card decks. These are collection of cards (like playing cards) that contain comments, quotes and questions to help spur your thinking.

One web site even allows you to play with the desk via the web.If you are looking for ways to get your creative juices flowing, check out Dina' web site and these decks.

Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Traffic Citation Scam

BoingBoing has a link regarding a new mail scam which sends out official-looking traffic citations.

See Interesting traffic citation scam for more info and photos.

Event: A Southern California Christmas

A Southern California Christmas

Celebrate Southern California Christmas traditions from the 1840s, 1870s, and 1920s at an afternoon festival featuring music, historic house tours, arts and crafts, food, Santa Claus, and more.http://www.blogger.com/img/gl.link.gif

W H E N : December 12, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
S I T E : Homestead Museum
15415 East Don Julian Road, City of Industry
C O S T : Free
S P O N S O R : Homestead Museum
I N F O : 626-968-8492, www.homesteadmuseum.org

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Career-Op: Announcements...from the archives with MP3 Podcast

Career-Op: Announcements
by Douglas E. Welch, ComputorEdge Magazine

While it may not seem that way at times, you all have lives outside of your career. In fact, there are events in your lives that often impact your ability to do your work. When these events intersect with your work life, it can be extremely stressful. You might be worrying about losing your job or you might be feeling guilty for disappointing your boss or co-workers.. Regardless, everyone requires time away from work to handle these large steps in their lives and you should never have to worry about taking the time for yourself when you need it.

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Gadget Gifts List Galore (via Gizmodo)

Gizmodo offers up a list of links to Holiday Gadget Gift Guides from all across the Internet.

I would imagine that nearly anything on these lists would be welcome under my tree this Christmas. (SMILE) Check them out for the special folks in your life.