Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Old “Work hard, up by your bootstraps” refrain

A middle-aged white male blogger for Forbes Magazine wrote an article on how poor black children can become successful.  He made some good suggestions.  But my question is what are he and other folks doing to help?  Are they mentoring the children?  Finding ways to encourage them?  Donating computers if the children don’t have them?

Here is the link to the article.  Tell me what you think.  “If I were a poor black kid…”


Another blog to follow

Check out Smartblog on Social Media.  There’s some good information about social media and using it in your professional life.  This blog is also listed under “links”.

Why failure in the workplace can be a good thing.

Does this title surprise you?  Failure in the workplace good?  Such a thought surprised me too.  Here’s a link to an article that explains more.  Why I Hire People Who Fail

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