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Book Reviews MBA Chronicles: Class of 2019

Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Challenges

Mark J Penn, with E. Kinney Zalesne, wrote a very insightful and somewhat prophetic book about the up and coming minorities groups that would become a force in USA politics and social/cultural reform. Intent on highlighting which market segments advertisements and policies should target and rally behind, the authors share statistics, graphs, charts and background […]

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Mrs Enginerd STEM TV Shows and Movies

Genius (NatGeo)

Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds in physics. His unruly hair and grand ideas about the cosmos have changed the way we think about gravity, time and space. The eccentric character he possessed made him an icon in Switzerland, Germany and beyond, as he dared to challenge the Reich twice! Even after his […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Captain Fantastic  (Movie)

Viggo Mortensen blew me away portraying Ben Cash, a father of six who decided to raise his family outside of the USA consumerism grid. With the support of his wife, a privileged law graduate from the Pacific North West, he builds a self sustainable wild community near her home city for their children. Together they […]

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Mrs Enginerd Travel

10 Ways To Entertain Your Kids While Wine Tasting

You see them everywhere, wine tasters hauling a carseat or stroller with a baby or toddler inside. For those less fortunate, the 3+ kids are in tow with sad faces and uncontrollable fits of “Can we go now?”. If you must tour wineries with children or simply would like to know how to entertain them […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff STEM

10 Things To Do With Your Kids Arts And Sciences Style!

My best childhood memories include going to the theater matinee with my mom to watch a performance of my favorite tales and stories, days at the science and history museums and evenings at the art exhibits around town. My mother loved culture, the arts and sciences, never letting an opportunity to go to a festival […]