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A Glass Castle and Hidden Lives

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This week’s post is a bit unusual for me–not that there are no lessons to be learned or perspectives to share; rather, it is unusual that I would write what is essentially a movie review an a blog article. Today, though, we saw the movie “The Glass Castle” and I feel that it warrants discussion or, at least, introspection.

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Parents Getting a Raw Deal?

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Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This is a share of an article from last year that I recently read. The article is by Rhonda Stephens and is called Parenting: Are We Getting a Raw Deal?  Continue reading “Parents Getting a Raw Deal?”

Negotiation: What is it…or What it is.

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This evening’s post is meant as a thought generator.

One of the things that makes us who we are is that we all see the world through our own lens, shaped and colored by the environment around us, how we developed as we grew, what we did, and many other variables. Even in the case of identical twins, each human being has their own set of experiences that, in turn, influence how they view themselves and the things around them.

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How Project Management Provides Stability in an Unstable Business World

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This week’s post was written for and published by Forbes.com. To find out how applying project management principles to your company’s processes and workflow can help you, read the article HERE.

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Veterans: The Transition to Your Next Career

CDR Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D., USN(Ret) Perhaps the most challenging part of a military career—other than that first few weeks at Basic Training or OCS—is the preparation for and execution of your transition from the military to the civilian world. There are many public and private sector resources available to you to assist with your […]

CDR Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D., USN(Ret)

Perhaps the most challenging part of a military career—other than that first few weeks at Basic Training or OCS—is the preparation for and execution of your transition from the military to the civilian world. There are many public and private sector resources available to you to assist with your transition… FEAR NOT! There is help!

This post is being published by Career Connectorsa Phoenix-area nonprofit that provides resources for people seeking to advance their careers or start a new one. Their site is careerconnectors.org and has many resources that are free!

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To see the Career Connectors schedule of events, go to:

http://careerconnectors.org/event-schedule/

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In Memory of a Great Mentor — and even Better Human Being

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

You may know Dr. Mikel J. Harry as the co-founder and principal architect of Six Sigma, leader of the Six Sigma Management Institute, professor and benefactor to Arizona State University, and other achievements. But it is not often in this world that you may get to know someone who is a servant leader, an accomplished Marine, a brilliant and innovative mind that transcends international boundaries, a man of God, and a great human being down to their large heart. I have been fortunate to know but a few people in my lifetime that filled–or even came close to–this set of extraordinary traits together… Continue reading “In Memory of a Great Mentor — and even Better Human Being”

A Historic Week in June

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This article is cross-posted from my Veterans Blog to recognize the service and sacrifice of the brave men who turned the tide in the Pacific 75 years ago and those who turned the tide in Europe 73 years ago.

 

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Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide in the Pacific (June 4-7, 1942)
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Operation Overlord: D-Day and Turning the Tide in Europe (June 6, 1944)

To read the article in its illustrated entirety, please click on the following link:

https://myvet4vets.blog/2017/06/09/a-historic-week-in-june/