Certification Journal

September 25, 2020

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) Can Cost You $500,000

Conventional Wisdom and Better Questions What would happen if you never went to another professional convention? What happens when we choose to eliminate professional conventions from […]
August 27, 2020

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Stepping Into Online Learning

Online learning experiences range from extensive, such as an entire career devoted to lifelong learning and professional development, to the beginner.  Wherever you land on the […]
August 17, 2020

New Thinking on Networking Creates Success You Want

Because there is more said than done in the name of networking, let’s try some new thinking. Let’s come at this from communication and humanity mindset, […]
August 10, 2020

You Get To Choose Your Customers

Marketing Built for Others Never Works for Certification Creators Have you noticed? The marketing advice, courses and templates created for product businesses and consumer service providers […]
August 5, 2020

The Value of Your Credential is in Storytelling

When credentialing owners say their biggest problem is “people don’t understand the value of our certification” they send a signal they struggle to bring their story […]
July 29, 2020

Proven Ways to Achieve Calmness and Unstoppable Energy

Every day we have the option to see everything as a threat or opportunity.  We have this choice all of the time.  It’s more obvious now.   […]
July 23, 2020

10 Lessons Learned, So Far, In My Gap Year After 60

For more than 60 years, summer time has been my favorite time.  Days are long, playtime is abundant, and the colors and smells of nature are […]
July 17, 2020

Invisible Until Now–Professionals You Trust

When we talk with our doctor or go to a hospital, we trust that everyone touching us has specialized knowledge and will do the right thing. […]
July 10, 2020

Greatest Hits of This Week’s Virtual Conversations

Greatest Hits of This Week’s Virtual Conversations The most fascinating questions and juicy bits of useful insights come in the last 10 minutes of the web […]