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Air Disasters and Problem Solving

I don’t watch a lot of television, but one of my guilty pleasures is the Smithsonian Channel’s Air Disasters, a series of 45-minute documentaries about airline crash investigations. I know, as a regular flyer of commercial aviation, I probably shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Thinking Like an Adult

I’ve written a little about this topic before, but sometimes I need a reminder. First, I suppose I should clarify what I mean by “thinking like an adult.” For me, it means simply that you’re taking responsibility for your situation/circumstances … Continue reading

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Is It Better to the New Kid on the Block?

New jobs can be stressful. You’re dealing with a whole new group of people, processes, and products. You might even have changed industries. And being the new kid on the block means you’re often clueless about what’s going on or … Continue reading

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How Do You Use a Journal?

It’s not just a diary… Note: This version differs from the original, which had to be edited due to a typo caught by an alert reader. Thank you! Recently I got into a discussion about how people use journals in … Continue reading

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Technical Writing and the 48-Hour Film Project

Note: This post has been updated. The original post included an inoperative link. Last week I discussed my intended adventures with the 48-Hour Film Project. You can find my personal observations and photos about the experience here, but today I’ll … Continue reading

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