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Notes on Jeff Selingo’s Next Newsletter

There are several good insights in this month’s edition of the Next newsletter by Jeff Selingo. It’s always a very thoughtful read with good insights into the trends in the higher education system in the United States. This month he is focusing on the intersection between college education and the workforce during this time when

Adore Your Wardrobe Signature Course

I’ve written about this course before and wanted to spread the word that another class is getting ready to begin. Midnight tonight is the deadline actually. It is offered twice a year. September is the main time per year that I purchase clothes for myself and my family. It works great for us since we

Companies Are Not Your Friend

Great points in this post I’m sharing about unrequited love, limiting your choices, disposable products, and shrinkflation. I find being shepherded along the pathways they want you to go particularly telling. That was my reason for leaving Facebook for the first time well over a decade ago. I must tell you though that pushing against

Helen Fisher

I guess you could say that learning about different personality assessments has been a hobby of mine. I thought about listing them all out for you, but it gets ridiculous. Let’s just say my current favorites are my longest-studied one, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), then another couple that I think about regularly are the

Dialect Practice

Listen to Daws Butler Teaches You Dialects by Mr. Daws Butler on Audible. https://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B004YLSCSS&source_code=ASSORAP0511160006&share_location=pdp This book was the first that I studied for dialects when I started narrating fiction six years ago. I still review it regularly as I am essentially a mimic and listening to Daws Butler for this hour provides good practice for

Andi Arndt’s Audiobook Agenda

Every little bit I can learn from Andi is a win! She is not kidding about consistency. Narrating an audiobook is a marathon and takes a special kind of person with exquisite stamina and attention to detail in addition to the obvious assets of advanced reading and comprehension ability and a pleasant-sounding voice. It’s a