Category: General

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Birthdays and Family

Note: the title image is of me when I was little, sitting in the lap of my grandfather, James C. Kerns. Most of my family’s birthdays occur in a six week span from mid-July to the...

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Vegas

So I spent the last week in Las Vegas for work. The United Mine Workers were having their 55th Constitutional Convention there, and as their pension plan administrator, The Funds sent a delegation of...

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Rebranding

The image above recently won a contest on logomyway.com as part of my “rebranding” efforts. And yes, I used to hate the term “personal brand” but I have come to accept that it is...

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Foodie for a week… sort of

This last week, I visited Beckley, West Virginia while on a business trip with my supervisor. On such trips, away from the comforts of home, it is easy to pig out on fast food...

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Some old photos

I used to have a page of my website to showcase some of my photos, and then I did a limited-release photobook that allowed my family to have copies of the photos arranged thematically....

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Freelancing Skills

Over the years, I have developed a diverse set of skills, and as time permits I would like to exercise those skills in more diverse settings. So freelancing is a new avenue I want to...

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Ken is Speaking

I have released a second non-fiction book this year!  Entitled Ken is Speaking, and available on Amazon.com,  it is a paperback homage to my blog from the mid-Aughts, as well as a way for...

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Stand Out!

I am pleased to announce the independent release of my new nonfiction book Stand Out! Lessons for Finding the Leader Within. Stand Out! is a career advice book aimed at anyone with ambition, with...