I just finished reading The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and have to say that I really enjoyed it. While the book spends a little too much time in the realm of ‘celebrity worship’ (i.e., there are LOT of celebrities that have found ‘the element’ apparently), the book is still a very good … Read more
I’ve just submitted my last requirement for my last class in the Spring 2009 semester. Whew. I’m now 43% complete with the doctoral work…should be done with coursework around this time next year. Current Status (May 2009) 39 hours complete 52 remaining (27 hours coursework, 25 hours dissertation) 43% complete. Coursework completion ~ mid-2010 Dissertation … Read more
Mark your calendars! The 3rd annual University of Texas at Dallas Project Management Symposium is taking place August 13 & 14. Call for papers is open until Feb 6 2009. I just submitted a paper to be considered for this years symposium…keeping my fingers crossed that it gets accepted. I was luck to get a … Read more
For those that caught my review of Zinsser’s On Writing Well, you may have noticed that I mentioned picking up Zinsser’s “Writing to Learn“. This book is an easy read and is worth picking up if you’re interested in writing. The book is less of a discussion of ‘how’ to ‘write to learn’ and more … Read more
I’m quoted in the local newspaper regarding a local City Councilman and ex-teacher who bought a ‘degree’ from a diploma mill. http://wylienews.com/current_issue/headline_councilman_18.html Just received a call from his wife asking why I’m trying to ‘deliberately destroy his family’. I’m sorry Ms Young…but I’m not. Your husband has done that all by himself.
The first year of my doctorate program is done! Actually…I finished my last course about a month ago but with the Fall 2008 semester starting next week, I figured I should claim the First Year is complete. During the first year I took five courses: INFS 614 – Introduction to Research INFS 720 – Systems … Read more