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GREAT Skills

A gap commonly occurs when employers fail to find employees with the soft skills they are looking for in the workforce. Why? because the skills that are most in demand in the workplace are not often taught. We can change this! The

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Cleaning Checklist

Staying on top of cleaning chores can be quite a challenge. Finally I have a cleaning checklist that works for me. Inspired by this one from clean mama, this very simple routine (just the way I like it!) is customized

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Development Plans Are Not Just for Work

While Performance Plans for work may be called a Personal Development Plan, work is only one small part of personal development. To make a plan for Personal Development, consider many life areas that can be improved. While going through some

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The ABCs of Games For Reading

All things phonics are moving to a new website at http://www.phonicspow.com…please join us there! The post that was formerly here is now at The ABCs of Games for Reading.

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Incentives for Reading

All things phonics are moving to a new website at http://www.phonicspow.com, please join us there! Many of the links that were formerly here will soon be at Incentives for Reading. Why reading 20 minutes a day is important Students who

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7 Work Smarter Principles

I recently finished “Great at Work” by Morten T Hansen, who illustrates with examples and research 7 principles for working smarter. I was most interested in the first part of the book, which covers mastering your own work. The second

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Annual Review Toolkit

The Annual Review Toolkit contains 27 printable tools in a 30 page pdf to create a binder with everything you need to stay on top of regular reviews and on target with goals that align with your values. It includes Productivity Tools for

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Review of Books Read in 2017

I recently read “Mind Hacking” by Sir John Hargrave. I enjoyed this look at changing the mind from the viewpoint of a computer programmer with proven “geek” cred. Throughout the book there are mind experiments that virtually gamify mental change.

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Letters With More Than One Sound: the Consonants

All things phonics are moving to a new website at http://www.phonicspow.com…please join us there! The post that was formerly here is now at Consonants that vary.      

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10 Steps to Reading

All things phonics are moving to a new website at http://www.phonicspow.com…please join us there! Many of the links that were formerly here are now at 10 Steps to Reading.

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