The Power of The Written Word

In today's post I want to focus on the acquisition of knowledge gained through reading. While there are certainly numerous other ways to learn (experience, classroom instruction, digital learning, etc.) I am a huge fan of the benefits of professional development gained from good old-fashion reading. Someone once said "you are what you read" and while I think there is far more to the equation of…

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Dancing with my Writer’s Block

I don't normally fall prey to writer's block, but last night I was really struggling. I decided to take a break and clear the cobwebs by watching "Dancing With The Stars" with my wife. As I watched Jerry Springer, Emmitt Smith, Joey Lawrence, Mario Lopez and the rest of the celebrity cast sashay across the dance floor my writer's block vaporized and I found myself back at the keyboard. OK, the…

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