Suffern Robotics Encourages Girls to Embrace STEM

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  My teenage son Jason has been on the Suffern Robotics Team for three years now. Last year, the team made it all the way to the FTC World Championships in Detroit, taking home a nomination for the Connect award. This year, Jason’s the team captain, hoping to repeat last year’s success.  The Suffern Robotics Team (Team #7486 for those of you keeping score at home), participates in the First Tech Challenge, which is a remarkable …

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25 Years Later, I Finally Made Time for an MBA

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It’s time to declare an MBA. Yes, it’s time for My Big Announcement. More than 25 years since graduating SUNY Binghamton with a journalism degree, I have finally achieved an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) with a specialization in Digital Marketing. In other words, this old geezer went back to school to get a Masters and survived. Actually, if I can brag a bit, I did more than survive. I landed a 3.94 GPA in …

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Look Out Skynet, Suffern Robotics is Heading to the World Championships in Detroit

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The best part of being a parent is getting to see your kids grow and take on some big challenges. Win or lose, it’s still fantastic to see your child compete and give it their all. My wife and I couldn’t be prouder of Jason and his Suffern Robotics team for moving on to the World Championships in Detroit next month. What exactly is “robotics”? It’s the most gracious, science-based team “sport” you’ll ever see. …

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Motivate Yourself to Lead With the BB&T Leadership Series

Thank you BB&T for sponsoring this post. Know what the most important thing good leaders do? They never stop learning. That’s why I’m so excited to be working on a special campaign with BB&T. The company offers a complete range of financial services such as banking, lending, insurance, trust, and wealth management solutions. But the company also has put together the BB&T Leadership Series, a collection of videos that were created to show some of today’s …

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Getting Emotional With My Kids Inside and Out

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayNGrow #CollectiveBias Despite the numerous pitches from PR folks for crazy things such as maternity bras, I am in fact a guy. And as a guy, I’m not too big on sharing my emotions. Guys in general are just awful at sharing how they feel. Toss in the fact that I view myself as a bit shy, and …

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