Category Archives: mentoring

Tech Writing Questions from a High School Robotics Team

My fiction-writing buddy Ciara Knight has a high-school-age son who’s participating in the FIRST Robotics  competition, where groups of students get together to create robots  that compete on some sort of timed activity. This year, the activity is space-themed, which … Continue reading

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2018: Looking Back

It’s the last post of the calendar year, and I’ve done this once or twice before, so it seems fitting that I close out 2018 with a look backward.

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Conference Follow-Up: Speed Mentoring and Business Cards

Perhaps as preparation for my mentoring activity at UCF, I decided to accept the invitation to participate as a mentor in a “speed mentoring” activity at the AIAA Space 2018 Forum this week. I also had to learn a hard lesson … Continue reading

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Mentoring–A New Opportunity

I recently received an email from the University of Central Florida Alumni association asking former UCF graduates to volunteer to become mentors for current UCF students in the 2018-2019 school year. While I’ve had some mentoring experience here and there … Continue reading

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Summarizing My Career Advice

Yep, still on vacation. But that doesn’t mean I can’t provide useful information in absentia. Today I’ll be reviewing my general approach to people looking to change, improve, or start their career–in technical communication or elsewhere. I’ll be back to … Continue reading

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