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Why Mentor? Revisited

Monday’s post talked a bit about how to mentor and how some of the reasons people don’t want to mentor can be overcome. However, I’m not certain I answered the fundamental question posed in the title (I see a future … Continue reading

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Why Mentor?

One of the better and easier ways you can leave a legacy is to be a mentor to someone…or multiple someones. It costs very little, builds goodwill, and ensures that the people who seek your advice will know what you know. … Continue reading

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How Do You Keep a Blog Going?

Have you ever struggled with finding ideas for blog postings? It’s not uncommon. Eventually, you can cover the same ground that you did before, which is more than likely, especially if you’re writing on a regular basis. Still, the marvelous … Continue reading

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Observing the New Normal Through the Lens of Science Fiction

A while back, I wrote a post stating that all I needed to know about tech writing I learned from science fiction. While that might be a wee bit of a stretch, SF helped me develop the right mindset for … Continue reading

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When Is Small Talk Not Small?

Small talk is not something introverts tend to enjoy: it usually starts with innocuous inquiries into others’ health or family without really wanting to know the details. However, that was before the pandemic. “How are you doing?” isn’t just small talk anymore. … Continue reading

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