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Robots (Poem – 447 words)

The robots are coming! Why should I fear? “They’ll take over your jobs, Polish their nuts with your beer!   Make drone to your spouse, Milk all your honey, Steal your children’s affection, Encrypt all your money!   We don’t want their kind, We don’t need them out here. We’re fine with old adage, Busting our …

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Eternal Season (1075 Words)

I awakened and looked at my phone.  The meeting time and place were set.  I was beginning to get nervous.  I had a drink of water and went for a run to calm my nerves and to think.  I headed north up 20th street towards San Vicente and then west towards Ocean.  The morning sun …

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Quicksand

I try and move, But I’m slowed down, in an invisible mud, Fighting not to drown, But not a violent fight, No slashing, no thrashing, It’s  subtle plight, Slowly lashing, Bits of my soul, Are starting to crack, The foundations are giving, Is it strength that I lack? Is the fire too dim? My wisdom …

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POETIC Framework: Ten-Point Checklist for Presentation Content Creation (364 words)

While preparing a new customer presentation recently, I used the POETIC framework as a guide.  During the process I realized that for more experienced presenters and communicators, a focused list of key components to deliver to your audience may be more helpful than the full framework.  For times when you are focused on content creation of your presentation or discussion, I’ve created a ten-point …

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Book Review: The Teacher & the Salesman (626 Words)

The following review was written by Tee Wai and posted on her book review blog:   “Title: The Teacher & The Salesman: A Communication Reference Guide for Delivering Engaging and Informative Discussions Using the POETIC Framework Author: Mohibul Nahar Publisher: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited Date of Publication: 23 July 2017 Genre: Self-Help Rating: 5/5   “A good …

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Job: Media Designer

Job traits for an aspiring Media Designer: Traits Required (Core Traits Bolded) Creative/Imaginative Innovative Computer Tech/Software Savvy and Technical Processes Team Player Organized Self-Motivated Interested in Digital Technology Understand End User (Empathetic) Strong and Persuasive Communicator Be comfortable presenter Tight Deadlines Accept Criticism (Thick Skin) Flexible and willing to Adapt for criteria Detail Oriented Designer …

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Control Group (703 words)

Our youngest daughter just turned 5 months and we started sleep training her this weekend.  What does that mean?  Well, it means you use one of many different methods out there to “Train” your baby to sleep by her or himself.  We checked with our doctor of course and they gave us the greenlight, which meant I went …

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