Author Archives: Kim Gideon

About Kim Gideon

I'm an Educator, Public Speaker, and Sustainable Living and Wellness enthusiast who is seeking a more balanced way of living.

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Attending the Aspen Environment Forum this summer gave me the opportunity to listen to environmental conversations from some of the leading thinkers on environmental, sustainability, and social issues.  Of the many wonderful speakers attending the forum, three individuals stand out … Continue reading

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LinkedIn? Not Yet!

How do I feel about LinkedIn?  I would say it depends on what you are trying to accomplish.  For professionals and entrepreneurs seeking networking opportunities, LinkedIn can be a valuable tool for making important contacts, finding jobs, and researching companies.  … Continue reading

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The Charleston Park Conservancy

The Charleston Parks Conservancy is dedicated to opening doors to individuals and communities in Charleston, South Carolina who wish to “get engaged with their parks and greenspace in a variety of positive ways.” They accomplish this by partnering with the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Ian, My Social Media Guru

I had the opportunity to have a virtual conversation with Ian Salmon this week regarding social media in the workplace.  Ian is the Suzuki Strings instructor at my school and is the most social media savvy person I know. As … Continue reading

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Social Media – Friend or Foe?

While I might be in the minority, I’m going to risk admitting that I believe for every positive benefit of social media there is likely a potential downside. Don’t get me wrong, I liked seeing Aunt Pat’s photos from her … Continue reading

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Microchips, Windmills, and Birds – Oh my!

The cohort group wound up our sustainability tour in Dallas County on Saturday.  The weather was absolutely beautiful for January and the tours provided some wonderful examples of the many faces of LEED buildings. The day started out at Texas … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement in D/FW Air, Land, and Water

On Thursday night our class welcomed speakers from the North Central Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the Texas AgriLife Extension service. I wish that I could say that the evening’s speakers left me feeling optimistic about the current state of … Continue reading

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