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Thrown Under the Bus – Part 6: Failure

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games will conclude later today, Sunday, February 25, 2018. While I have not been glued to the television every evening for the past two weeks, I did my share of event watching – especially those events involving snowboarding and ice skating! The current U.S. medal count (Ref 1): 9 gold, 8 … Continue reading

Numbers: Mental Illness in America

News coverage of the school shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, one week ago on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 has been steady.  Since the shootings, one 19-year-old male, Nikolas Cruz, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, and accused of injuring more than a dozen others at … Continue reading

It’s National Engineers Week 2018

Across these United States, individuals, corporations, governments, non-profits including professional societies, students from K-12 and collegians, and members of the public are observing National Engineers Week or E-Week as it is often referred to. This year’s E-Week events will run from February 18-24, 2018. E-Week always includes the Presidents Day Holiday. Why? Because George Washington … Continue reading

Thrown Under the Bus – Part 5: I Don’t Recall…

When I am on a fact-finding mission, or attempting to distill the facts from fake news, the last thing I want to hear are these three words: I don’t recall. While I associate these three words with the legal process that includes court depositions and testimonies of witnesses, more and more I don’t recall is … Continue reading

Remembering Howard P. Grant (1925-1997)

I don’t need to remind my regular readers and visitors to A Bridge for Business & STEM, that here in the United States, Black History Month is observed during the month of February. Since launching this blog, I have attempted to provide at least one post during Black History Month that highlights an historic figure … Continue reading

I’ve Been Thinking…

I’ve been thinking about many things since this new year began. Those of you who know me know that this is my modus operandi (MO). After all, I’m a consultant who gets paid to think about the issues and problems of others (individuals as well as organizations), identify their pain points, and develop appropriate solutions … Continue reading

Numbers: Illiteracy in the United States

A recent post on FaceBook asked if most people understood the difference between illiteracy and innumeracy? Perhaps some of you are thinking that these words have the same meaning. Depending on the context that is being used, they could mean the same thing. However, innumeracy, the topic of a future post, falls under the illiteracy … Continue reading