Category Archives: Professional Development

Learning by Experiencing


“True knowledge is not information that we have borrowed from others, it must be the experiences that have made their marks on our own selves.” from the selected dharma sayings of Beop Jeong in May All Beings Be Happy. Our … Continue reading

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The Corners of My Mind


My mind is the sky and my thoughts, experiences and feelings are the clouds moving across my sky.  This is the view I have taken concerning my own mind as I try to reach for clarity of thought and focus … Continue reading

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As a Man Thinketh …


“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he” by James Allen, 1902, based on a verse in the book of Proverbs from the King James Bible. My thinking is affected, if not inspired, by what I hear, see … Continue reading

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“Even Eagles Need a Push”


Change is a necessary, inevitable part of living and is best handled through embracing the change.  Change causes shift and is the wellspring of new opportunities. Have you been pushed in your career role or have you pushed another in … Continue reading

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Embracing Change


Learning is exciting and fun (even with the discomfort in learning new skills that are at first difficult). Learning is crucial for everyone, regardless of age. We grow our mind’s knowledge and renew our spirit’s freshness with learning. Our skills … Continue reading

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Starting Out in a Hospitality Career


Two burning questions need to be asked and answered on a daily basis. They are: 1) What do I want? and 2) What do I need? Fulfill your needs while you focus on your wants. Doing this holds the vision … Continue reading

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Starting Out in a Hospitality Career


There are many hospitality industry certificates and certifications available to those who want to build upon their knowledge base, CV expertise and career experience. Continue reading

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