In the tutoring realm, awareness of new insights and definitions is important. The tutor mentions single source of truth. In my March 5 post I mention the idea of a data silo. Put simply, it’s knowledge kept secret by some …

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Keeping current with technical language can mean continual self-tutoring. The tutor shares a great term: data silo. data silo: data or knowledge known by only one department (or some subset of a an organization). The existence of a data silo …

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Reading about economics means self-tutoring. The tutor discusses the disadvantage – or advantage, of the US trade deficit. The US has run a trade deficit since the late 70s. Simply put, a trade deficit means that the country’s imports are …

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Tutoring, you’re interested in education. The tutor brings up two business titans from the late ’90s/2000s: What were their first degrees? In their time, I followed both Carly Fiorina (CEO, Hewlett-Packard, 1999-2005) and Martha Stewart through the headlines. Both were …

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