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To Sail the Seven Seas

To Sail the Seven Seas
The big blue globe is your home. The deck of a ship has taken you all over the planet. You have good friends in so many ports. You never expected to learn another language, when you were younger, and now you speak half a dozen, well enough to have had plenty of adventures on your own. Rotterdam, New...

Liberal Arts Grads? In Demand? Are You Kidding Me?

Liberal Arts Grads? In Demand? Are You Kidding Me?
Intellectual passions have no calories. Or do they? Your family and your friends ask, “What in the world are you going to do for income? Do you want to end up living in a box in an alley?” You love to talk, discuss, debate. You’re addicted to thinking. Not the accumulation of data,...

Warehousing Violence, Walking the Walk

Warehousing Violence, Walking the Walk
It can happen like a flash fire. You’ve seen it before. The population has been nervous for days. It’s been quiet this morning. But you smell the fear. This morning you talked to your people but no one is letting you know anything. They have that closed-face sly look. The wary look,...

CLASSIFIED — For Military Eyes ONLY!

CLASSIFIED — For Military Eyes ONLY!
If you are serving a career in the military, you can advance yourself through the ranks with a powerful tool— education. Education and training are key to career success for service members and veterans. You’ve seen that your whole time of service, haven’t you? Well, now it’s...

The Price of Information — High Demand and High Salary

The Price of Information — High Demand and High Salary
The eyes of the world are on you. You sit at a console, counting down. Your mind is totally concentrated. A dozen news media cameras scan your command center. You and your fellow experts monitor systems that feed data into computers, telling you everything needed to bring this off without an explosion,...

How Fast do You Want to Go?

How Fast do You Want to Go?
On the radio, you can hear the sweet whine of the engine. You can see the torque and rpm curves climbing strong and tight, on your laptop readout. Beside you in the pit, one of the tire guys is angry, almost in tears, a quiet guy who can lift two tires on each arm, a guy you wouldn’t want to...

2B an Advocate – The Voice of the Voiceless, Fighting for a Better World

2B an Advocate – The Voice of the Voiceless, Fighting for a Better World
You’ve grown up in a world of wrongs, injustices, an unfair world. Something should be done, but what? How can you, just one person, make a change? Everywhere you go you see things that need to be changed. The local and national and world news upsets you, day to day. But you feel powerless...

Flying, into the Wild Blue

Flying, into the Wild Blue
A hundred people climb aboard your machine, putting their lives into your hands. They are young and old. They are of every race. They collectively represent the family bonds of thousands who love them. A lady in a wheelchair. Two young soccer players. A squirming baby in a young mother’s...

Eat or Be Eaten – The Fitness Equation

Eat or Be Eaten – The Fitness Equation
Our planet is home to a terrifying savage zero-sum game, defined by finite resources. You were born into a shark tank— you must swim and hunt and feed, competing for resources, mates, space. On Earth, where creatures eat one another to maintain life, there is one great overriding mandate—...

Tech-Knowlogy, The Sales Engineer

Tech-Knowlogy, The Sales Engineer
It’s Dilbert time. The product floats in the RAM of your brain. You could map all it’s highly complex concepts, intellectually. Everybody in the company knows how smart you are. You own the room in every meeting. You are an amazing combination of tech and sales. Nobody else in the company...
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