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Education vs. Schooling: The Knowledge Needed In Today’s Job Market

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Those words were spoken by Mark Twain.  “Schooling” and “education” have never been synonymous, but sometimes people find it hard to distinguish the two, particularly when it comes to higher…

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An Alternative to Microsoft Office?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve pretty much grown up using the Microsoft Office tools in both your work and personal life. Have you ever really considered anything else? The most common of the Office tools seem to be Word, Excel,…

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Keeping the Peace with Google Chromecast

My wife is working on the laptop, my kids want to watch a video on our tablet, and I need to work on one of these devices as well.  Now what?  I could buy a second laptop or tablet, but…

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Internet Explorer: The Opera of a Chrome Firefox on a Safari

Ok, I’m not writing about an opera…I’m writing about web browsers. Take yourself back to 1990 (if you can). Michael Jordan hadn’t won his first NBA Championship yet. (Go Pistons!)  The Cincinnati Reds won the World Series!  A gallon of…

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Employees: The Competitive Advantage

I was recently having a discussion with a friend of mine, where he mentioned that he would love to work for Google. Upon asking why, I was simply pointed to an online article published by CNNMoney, “100 Best Companies to…

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Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

When I applied for my position here at Central, I interviewed with our President, Bill Purmort.  When I entered his office, one of the first things he said to me was: “I Googled you.”  I don’t care who you are,…

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