GHOSTWRITER, helping businesses and individuals write any size book on any topic. Also writes technical and non-techinical content, including white papers, blog entries, and web content. Worked 20 years for NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 6 years with Microsoft Research, researching future trends and discussing them with executives and leaders from around the world, and 25 years teaching at various colleges and universities. Have published two books and written over 450 articles on a variety of topics. Also teach speed reading programs that has students reading and remembering thousands of words per minute.
ENTREPRENEURIAL PRACTICE PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT
For 20 years, managed teams, delivered products, and been involved in the development and execution of the highest technology our society has to offer - the U.S. space program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and recently, working in the Home of the Future at the Microsoft Corporate Headquarters. I am used to thinking outside the box, creating innovative visions, and designing to the future.
Work with challenged teens in preparing them for college success with speed reading and study skills classes. Conceived, created and taught over 30 courses in college success, education, ecology, humanities, advanced learning techniques, the sciences, astronomy, multiple intelligence theory, and more. Designed, taught, and evaluated face-to-face, distance learning and online courses. Created interesting and innovative classes to help adults returning to school to finish degrees or change careers. Advised students in developing their degree programs.
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR
Written over 400 articles on environmental sustainability, child advocacy, and education issues that can be found at websites and in publications around the world. Author of two books, "Healing Our World, A Journey from the Darkness into the Light" and its visual companion, "Of This Earth: Reflections on Connections," a book of nature photographs. Conceived, developed, and taught insightful undergraduate courses in environmental studies, including Environmental Science: The Human Impact, Environmental Ethics, and The Environment and Human Health.
Created a company to present professional development workshops in speed reading and study methods to executives, students, and the public. Developed comprehensive marketing and promotion plans, securing large clients and taught thousands of students, business people, and the general public.
PUBLIC SPEAKING EXPERT
Have presented to and facilitated discussions with thousands of business leaders, heads of state, and dignitaries from all over the world.
PHILANTHROPIC/GRANT GIVING EXPERIENCE
Led an organization giving grants to individuals and non-profits working on children’s rights, animal welfare, and environmental issues. Identified and vetted promising opportunities, managed a pipeline, collaborated and consulted with grantees.