Archive for June, 2010

CompTIA Announces Changes to Certification Renewal Policy

Yesterday CompTIA, the non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of the IT industry, announced that as of January 1, 2011 the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications would be valid for three years from the date issued.

June 30, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Technology, Training  No Comments

Old Eyes? Bad Eyes? Zoom In!

A customer I was recently working with was complaining that the fonts on his computer screen were too small.  If you have a similar problem, and don’t want (or cannot) set the fonts larger on your system, check these tips out.

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The Focus Method of Writing

I’m usually asked how one gets started when it comes to writing a an article or a speech.  There are many ways to get started, however one way I use called the “Focus Method.”  This method will guide you through generating ideas for your article or speech, and will likely provide ideas for future ones […]

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Leadership is Action, Not Position

While visiting Florida I had the opportunity to visit the Bok Tower Gardens and recently began reading the Kindle Edition of Edward Bok’s autobiography titled The Americanization of Edward Bok.  It was in the gift shop, however I also found it in The Pulitzer Prize Collection (13 Books).  While I have only read the first […]

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How Good is Your Plan?

At the end of May I began the Couch to 5K Running Plan, a plan to get you running in your first 5K in nine weeks.  This is a great example of what a good plan should be.

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