Hangeul step 1 Introduction Welcome. Unlike Japanese and Chinese, the basics of the Korean script can be learned in a matter of hours. The finer points of pronunciation, however, and spacing can take years. The most popular way to write Korean words in modern times is to use the Korean script, Hangeul (한글). English and Korean do not have perfectly matching sounds, so using romanization to represent the sounds of the Korean language is frowned upon. On the following pages we have laid out a six-step lesson plan and have employed various methods to help others learn the Korean script quickly and effectively. A seventh step will also be created in the future to help you with advanced pronunciation. Why Learn the Korean Alphabet? Some people feel that learning Romanized Korean is sufficient and do not realize how much it holds them back from becoming better at Korean. English sounds and Korean sounds are not the same. For more reasons, see: Romanization#Problems. Brief History King Sejong Basics Consonants Vowels
Too Much Entrepreneurship Is a Bad Thing - Bill Taylor by Bill Taylor | 8:17 AM March 29, 2011 At the risk of sounding like a Grumpy Old Man, and with near certainty that this post will be roasted by many who read it, I am about to make the case that there is such a thing as too much entrepreneurship — or at least too much excitement about becoming an entrepreneur too early in life. I know, I know. This blog, and all of my work over the last 15 years, has celebrated the spirit of innovation, disruption, and changing the game. The Times piece was all about the new “War for Talent” in Silicon Valley, a replay of the battle waged more than a decade ago to recruit top-flight young engineers and coders from elite colleges and assorted countercultural pursuits. Talk about partying like it’s 1999: Zynga, the red-hot game maker, “dangles free haircuts and iPods to recruits, who are also told that they can bring their dogs to work.” All of this is pretty familiar, if slightly ridiculous, stuff. Here’s my major beef with what’s happening.
Learn Korean online. With our podcast, learning Korean is easy. | KoreanClass101.com 7 Lessons from Building a $15-Million-a-Year Lifestyle Business with No Loans, VCs or Angel Money Since we started Mindvalley, we’ve blossomed into an award-winning company with over 100 employees and revenues past $15 million a year (50 million in Malaysian Ringgit). We’ve become one of the biggest sellers of educational content online (mostly in meditation and personal growth but we’re expanding fast into other fields). We just hit 1.3 million subscribers and our 200,000th paying student. But best of all, we’ve done it all without ever having to take any funds or loans. It did not happen fast. I started with $2,000, lost money in the first two months, became profitable in the third month and just kept reinvesting profits into the company. But the upside is total 100% ownership and a company that is built around my lifestyle, which means that it never ever feels like “work”. This is important to me. The Mindvalley Headquarters But the climb was hard and long. If I could advise younger entrepreneurs who are starting out so they avoid the dumb mistakes I made, here’s what I would say:
Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training La mejor forma de conseguir empleo Para nadie es un secreto que vivimos tiempos difíciles. Varios países atraviesan por varios problemas económicos, y la escases de empleo es uno de los escenarios comunes. Ante esta situación, a veces la mejor forma de abrirse las puertas es con creatividad. Sabiendo lo anterior, Philippe Dubost, un desempleado francés se hizo un original currículum vítae que incluso se convirtió en viral en internet. ¿Pues qué hizo? Creó una página web en la que imitó el formato de amazon.com y “se puso a la venta” anunciando sus habilidades en el campo de la gerencia de productos web. En el diseño de su peculiar currículum, Philippe incluyó su foto, su experiencia profesional, sus cualidades personales e incluso un enlace a su blog personal. De esta forma, Dubost lanzó la invitación para que sean los empleadores quienes le hagan sus propuestas, pero eso sí, en esta página-CV advierte que “sólo queda una oferta”, por lo que recomienda añadirlo cuanto antes al carrito de compra. Tags: falta trabajo, trabajos
Learn a Language in 10 days The Pimsleur Approach is Scientific The Pimsleur Approach is so effective because it traces how people developed language. Before written history, we had oral history. Most people, even kings, couldn't write or read in ancient times. Some people can't even read today. The Pimsleur course immediately immerses you in a conversation to help you grasp the syntax or structure of the language. Fun Fact: By age four, a child has acquired the building blocks of a "first" language at a rate of about one item for every five hours of waking time exposed to the language in use.