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Road Trip: Moonshine and Lake Views

This is the third part in my blog series regarding my road trip in June 2016. Tuesday PM: After the arts & crafts stores, we returned to Gatlinburg for a bit of a joy...

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Road Trip: Vegas Without The Casinos

This is the second part in a series of posts about my road trip in June 2016. Sunday PM: We went on a bit of a leisurely ride. First, through the Smoky Mountain National...

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Road Trip: Mountaintops and Recoils

This is the first in a series of posts about a road trip I took in June 2016 through several states, with several days spent in the Smoky Mountains. This was my first vacation...

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The Scandal of All Scandals

The Panama Papers scandal, which began with a mega-leak of documents detailing corruption and abuse of tax havens, is only just unfolding. Its first victim, the Prime Minister of Iceland, has resigned and prompted...

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CEBS – It’s Official!

March 20, 2016 – Ken Kerns, MA, CEBS, has been recognized for attaining continuing professional education (CPE) compliance in the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist program for a two-year period ending December 31, 2018. Kerns...

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Ideology and Consistency of Rhetoric

This is another in my series on voter apathy. This time, I turn my attention to how modern ideologies mix-and-match their rhetoric in ways that work at cross-purposes. Most political debate around the world...

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A Shy Extrovert

One of the many misnomers of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test is that the results give you a clear-cut personality trait in 4 categories. Judgmental vs. Perceiving. Sensing vs. Intuitive. Thinking vs. Feeling. Introvert vs....

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Labels vs. Personal Branding

My 2014 release “Stand Out!” provided 40 lessons I’ve learned about life and leadership. On one such topic, I begrudgingly accept the use of personal branding and wrote: It is not enough to know...