Saturday, October 18, 2014

How to Make the Most of a Mentor and Get Ahead in Your Career



Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that’s not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of your mentor doesn’t come with a handbook. So we wrote one. Of course, you may wonder why you need a mentor at all. Simple! You don’t know everything.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Transparency Trap



“Transparency” is a watchword in management these days, and it’s easy to understand why. After all, if people conduct their work in plain view, won’t they be more open and accountable? Won’t they flag and fix problems more easily, and share information and their good ideas more freely?

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
#tbt

#tbt

Degree of Freedom project : Earning a one-year B.A. through MOOCs.



I walked into the evening cocktail hour at the recent American Philosophical Association (APA) Eastern Division Meeting even more self-conscious than the job-hunting graduate students nervously prowling the halls. For they at least had Ph.D.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Babies are the best!

Babies are the best!

Thursday, August 7, 2014
ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg

ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg

Friday, August 1, 2014
Test your personality with the ’Who Am I?’ quiz. Are YOU who you think you are

Test your personality with the ’Who Am I?’ quiz. Are YOU who you think you are

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg

ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Saturday, July 5, 2014
A re-gram from Salt Lake ComicCon’s fb page. Made me giggle. by magilla800lbgorilla http://flic.kr/p/oddP7g

A re-gram from Salt Lake ComicCon’s fb page. Made me giggle. by magilla800lbgorilla http://flic.kr/p/oddP7g

Thursday, July 3, 2014
ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg

ebg_scans_092111_008 by ericbgerman http://flic.kr/p/apt6fg