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Professional Development Blog

May 15, 2017

Studies have consistently shown that in order to be effective in any job, it’s not enough to be technically competent. If you really want to reach your career goals, you need to be able to build relationships, coach others, create More…

May 8, 2017

Is the field of Business Analysis and art or a science? The answer is yes. It is both. Business Analysis is a relatively new field. The IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis was established in 2003 and formalized the field More…

May 2, 2017

People with dementia often have a view of reality that is different from the “real” world the rest of us see. Validation of our loved one’s reality is difficult, but often the most kind, respectful response to their altered world. More…

April 25, 2017

You’ve determined you need to broach a difficult subject with a coworker, or your team, or your boss. You may be feeling nervous, stressed, angry, or upset. Taking the time to properly prepare mentally will help you remain calm, and More…

April 18, 2017

Nobody wants to watch an anxious child suffer.  But to protect children from fear and anxiety is not good either. The goal is NOT to eliminate anxiety, but to HELP manage it. Instead of removing triggers and fears, help them More…


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