The brand-new year of 2021 is upon us. How successful you or I will be in it is largely up to us. Much of that is further determined by how open we are to moving in new directions. …


Very soon, 2020 will be history. Now is a good time to assess how you did. If we never pause to assess our performance, we might forfeit valuable lessons. With that in mind, here are four questions I challenge you — as I challenge myself — to ask concerning 2020:


It’s All in Your Approach

How your company approaches training communicates worlds about its corporate culture. You usually see one of three scenarios.

1 — -Some companies don’t worry about training — they just worry.
2 — -Some companies take training seriously, but not seriously enough — they mainly aim to…


The brand-new year of 2020 is upon us. How successful you or I will be in it is largely up to us. Much of that is further determined by how open we are to moving in new directions. …


Very soon, 2019 will be history. Now is a good time to assess how you did. If we never pause to assess our performance, we might forfeit valuable lessons. With that in mind, here are four questions I challenge you — as I challenge myself — to ask concerning 2019:


Although anyone can and will criticize higher education, millennials are evidently smart enough to know its value. In spite of the horror stories about student loan debt, academic disasters, and wrong career turns, millennials have boasted one of the highest graduation rates of any generation to date. Generation Z may…


A few months ago, US News reported on the academic admissions scandal, Operation Varsity Blues:

“The case — the largest college admission scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice — exposes a long-running racketeering scheme dating back to 2011, in which parents paid an admissions consultant a combined $25…


Crash test dummies on the job. (Courtesy of CTDA.)

In an unprecedented breakthrough decision today, over 177,000 crash test dummies were given final approval by federal labor regulators to form the Crash Test Dummies of America labor union (CTDA). The CTDA plans to fight for crash test dummies’ working conditions and fair treatment. …


How Do You Handle Ethical Dilemmas?

Ethical questions are often easy to address. However, sometimes ethical quandaries can be overwhelming. In some situations, no easy answers exist and you are forced to select the best possible option from among several poor options.

Regardless of the depth of the ethical quandary…


James T. Meadows 2016

The brand new year of 2019 is upon us. How successful you or I will be in it is largely up to us. Much of that is further determined by how open we are to moving in new directions. …

James T. Meadows

Trainer, freelance corporate writer, teacher, preacher, business consultant, blogger. Enthusiastic and passionate in all I do. How can I be any less?

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