Monday, July 30, 2018

5 Free Resources to Help You Build New Skills, Master New Technologies & Update Your Education

Alison, Academic Earth, GFC LearnFree, Udacity & Coursera
help you build or re-build your career skills for free.

Whether you simply want to update your resume with some practical new job skills, immerse yourself in an exciting technical innovation (flying cars?... machine learning? ... virtual reality?) or tackle some cosmic academic subject (ancient Greek history?... astrophysics?... Shakespeare?) these five online resources will help you. In the summaries below, you'll find direct links to the sites' free course listings, as well as general background information about what is unique about each site.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Video Tour of Podcast Addict: Capture or Stream Podcasts, Live Radio, Music & News

Capture & stream podcasts, audio books, news feeds &
live radio...  Listen online or offline!

"Podcast Addict is the #1 Podcast App on Android with 8+M downloads, 400K reviews, 1 Billion episodes downloaded and an average rating of 4.6/5."  -- Google Play Store

Here's a quick walk-thru of some of my favorite features of this amazing app. It has tons of powerful features that help you customize your experiences with podcasts, live radio streams, etc. Get news, music, entertainment, audio magazines and much more downloaded for offline use or live listening. I use it every day to curate my own news and stay informed!  (P.S. -- Be sure to scroll down to see a couple of related bonus videos.)

Watch my Video Tour of Podcast Addict here... 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

From the Archives: "Why You Should Trust Your Judgment (Your 'Inner Wisdom Filter')"

Your "Inner Wisdom Filter" is real & it's trustworthy!

“Skill in any performance, whether it be in sports, in playing the piano, in conversation, or in selling merchandise, consists not in painfully and consciously thinking out each action as it is performed, but in relaxing, and letting the job do itself through you. Creative performance is spontaneous and ‘natural’ as opposed to self-conscious and studied.”  -- Maxwell Maltz in Psycho-Cybernetics

“By banishing doubt and trusting your intuitive feelings, you clear a space for the power of intention to flow through.” -- Wayne Dyer in The Power of Intention

The message shared by these great teachers… indeed, by many other great philosophers… is that to achieve anything great you must trust that voice which lies deep within you and is trying to be heard...  

Want to learn more? Read the entire chapter (including interactive "Team Challenges") online, for free, here:  Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools to Help Project Managers & Their Teams.  Or listen to/download the podcast that inspired it here:  Trust Your Judgment (the podcast).

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