Loneliness Kills. Literally!
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The Campaign to End Loneliness has a hefty goal. We’re not talking about a simple human emotion here. Research on … Read More

Expect Better
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You cannot be disappointed if you have no expectations against which you’ve plotted your hopes. Setting expectations can help you … Read More

Customer Service is No Service
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Dealing with customer service representatives can be a horrendous experience, plagued by rudeness. How many hours have you spent on … Read More

You Are An Expert!
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You are a teacher. You are a leader. You are an expert. Together, we build empowered, strengthened communities by teaching … Read More

Lessons Learned
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Part 2: From A Story of Sabotage Most Organizations Would Never Tell You   Following the intentional take down of … Read More

Business Sabotage
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Part 1: A Story of Sabotage Most Organizations Would Never Tell You   Miscommunication is at the root of almost … Read More

Enjoy the Climb
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Getting through the bumps is a necessary phase in achievement. Whether you’re fighting for the job, chasing the sale, or … Read More

Culture and Responsibility
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  Culture is the difference between being on the inside or the outside..the difference between whether you are going to … Read More

Understanding Culture
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We often think of organizational culture (or community culture for that matter,) as something of an enigma. We feel that … Read More

How Companies Are Incorporating Games Into eLearning
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Why Games? At one time video games were exclusively seen as a facet of geek culture or something for children … Read More

Tips For Entrepreneurs
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Are you starting a new business? Do you need help understand when invest and when instead save money? In this … Read More

What Makes Communications So Darn Sexy?
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Communication is sexy “What?” Well… Strategic Communications is sexy. “What?!” Well, it’s sexy to me. “Why?” you ask. Oh wait … Read More

Original Design in Digital Learning
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Learning must evolve. Learners demand more on an ongoing basis. We are competing in an ever enticing market for learner … Read More

Design is Universal
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Learn How to Communicate, Build and Strategize with Design Thinking Visuals, words, form, function… there are so many aspects to … Read More

Strategic Communications Defined
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What the Heck is Strategic Communications?! We often mistake communications as a one-way experience of sharing a message. We focus … Read More

Being Resourceful
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It’s impossible to know everything. You cannot be an expert in every aspect of your job or the work of … Read More

What design lessons should every business learn from the developers that brought us the iPhone?
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In the 1990s Apple desktop computers weren’t widely used by most people around the globe. But today the Apple name … Read More

Fear of Failure
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We are motivated by a few key emotions. One of the most powerful is fear. It would be ideal if … Read More

Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate?
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Which software is best for e-Learning design in the evolving e-Learning field? In the innovative field of e-Learning many are … Read More

Defining Smart Self
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Choosing a Business Name Shakespeare once famously wrote, “What is in a name? A rose by any other name would … Read More

Let’s Connect!
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We likely connected over other platforms and I want you to join this Smart Self community! Let’s connect!

What is Smart Self Solutions?
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Smart Self Solutions Inc. is a consulting agency that delivers training, strategy and results. Based on more than 20 years … Read More

What Role Should “Social” Play in Learning?
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Most people can remember completing a group project in school and for many people this experience doesn’t inspire fond memories. … Read More

Human Potential
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How to Realize it? As leaders, we are responsible for cultivating the potential of those around us. This is a … Read More

Smart Self Tip For Expert Interviewers
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You might spend most of your work time running job interviews or maybe you are the person who has to … Read More

Branding: When Is Your Brand Ready To Go To Market?
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Entrepreneurs often struggle finding the balance between building a great brand AND going to market fast. Where is the sweet … Read More

My Personal Video Engagement Challenge
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Some folks are asking me about my thoughts about video quality, script strategy, etc. While I’m a huge proponent of … Read More

Do Organic Values Replace Sales & Marketing?
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What happens when organizational values come from the grass roots of an organization’s people and purpose? What effect does that … Read More

The Business Values Challenge
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Smart Self Solutions Inc. just launched May 1, 2017. Rise to this challenge from our founder and submit your ideas … Read More