Fall 2013 Course Schedule OLLI

BATON ROUGE – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at LSU announces the release of its new fall 2013 course schedule. Courses begin the week of September 16. More than 80 courses feature a broad range of topics, including “American Entrepreneurs,” “Russia’s Cultural Treasures,” “Shakespeare Uncovered” and “Jim Engster’s Louisiana.”   “We have an…

The Amazing Art of Kimberly Brannon

A Talk with Master Painter, Kimberly Brannon Baton Rouge Business Journal caught up with an amazing abstract painter, Kimberly J. Brannon on August 12, 2013, whose work is found in the coveted Shaw Museum collection in Baton Rouge, LA. Kimberly also had the top selling design at Art in Motion for several years running. She…

IT Exponentially Calibrates Methods and Processes

Ramp up distinctive digital capabilities quickly. Digital capabilities are about methods, processes and people — and a truly digital IT organization is different from traditional IT. It requires new modes of operation. Requirements and specifications are more flexible and developed within cross functional teams with constantly evolving business needs. Service delivery is marked by a…

Displays of Confidence in Men

In my view, the main reason for the uneven management sex ratio is our inability to discern between confidence and competence. That is, because we (people in general) commonly misinterpret displays of confidence as a sign of competence, we are fooled into believing that men are better leaders than women. In other words, when it…

LSU Press: “The Midlife Crisis of Commander Invincible”

BATON ROUGE – Once the mighty superhero Commander Invincible, 39-year-old Vincent Shepherd now faces new enemies: downsizing, a second divorce and the strains of fatherhood. Decades ago, Vince made a living fighting supervillains, huge irradiated insects, and androids armed with death rays. But when the good guys won the war, heroes like Vince grew obsolete.…

Cracking the Code of Human Personality

The Nine-Point Personality System (NPS) Take a personality test today. A free resource for professionals on the path to discovering their personality type. Dr. Tina Thomas is credited with  “cracking the code of human personality.” What is your personality anyway? Find out here:  Personality Test