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Apprenticeship Experiences

During most of my broadcasting career, part of my job was to mentor new part-time employees. To teach and demonstrate the numerous skills and techniques to young people felt very rewarding. After an employee’s probationary period and training was complete … Continue reading

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A Growing Friendship

I’m in the process of beginning a new friendship. Having written that sentence, I just want sit here and ponder its implications, and meanings. When you’re fully aware of the process of making friends with another human being, you feel … Continue reading

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Mentoring Nick

A beautiful thing about friendship is that we are presented with opportunities for learning from and teaching our friends. A former coworker, *Mindy, presented me with a learning opportunity that changed my life in a big way. One afternoon, a dozen … Continue reading

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So Encouraging

We did not become who we are without the inspiration and support of others.  That’s quite a claim, isn’t it?  Think about the people who showed confidence in our abilities and inspired us with hope. There are those who stimulated … Continue reading

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Father Figure

Patriarchs have been getting a lot of bad press due to the many excesses of patriarchy.  Although patriarchy still holds sway over many parts of the world, more democratic ideals have been taking over in the US and most of … Continue reading

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