leadimage Dancing with Big Data: Conversations with the Experts

    By Bryan Wempen

    Author, speaker and Mobile Assessment CEO Bryan Wempen likes getting to the bottom of tough questions, and in his latest research mission he tackles the timely topic of “Big Data” and its impact on the field of HR.

    In Dancing with Big Data: Conversations with the Experts, Wempen shares a collection of 15 interviews from his popular data intelligence podcast, Thug Metrics. Guided by Wempen’s practical and insightful questions, experts from companies such as Facebook, Jibe, HP, Echovate, eQuest, Quantum Workplace, Simply Measured, Modern Survey, Glassdoor and many more open up about their experiences with big data, how it applies to the HR function, and where the future of data science is heading.

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    leadimage Test Writing 101: Making the Grade

    By Monique Donahue

    Workplace trainers frequently rely on quizzes and tests as a measure of the success of their training programs or to certify employees, but are your tests as effective as they could be? Are they really measuring the knowledge and performance areas that matter the most? Are you making common test writing mistakes? In this essential primer, author Monique Donahue draws on her extensive instructional design background and workplace test writing experience to guide you through the do’s and don’ts of effective test writing.

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BOOK SPOTLIGHT

featuredimage Note to Self: A Collection of 99 Life Lessons

By Bryan Wempen

When do you feel that enough is enough and something has to change in your life? It can happen anywhere—for me it was in a taxi in Chicago. Since that moment, I have been working on self-awareness, discovering lessons about myself and developing tools to live a better life on life’s terms.

The lessons in ‘Note to Self’ are what I use every day to live my life. I live imperfectly with an open mind and heart, discovering happiness, self-awareness and serenity.

featuredimage The Famous Gardner’s Seafoods Ski Show

By Kent Donahue

For a short period of time, the water skiing world was not centered around the professionals at Cypress Gardens. That honor belonged to a small group of friends, cousins, and an attorney who crafted a show that would rival the decades-old tourist attraction that television personalities and Hollywood stars routinely visited. The attention and the imagination of spectators throughout Central Florida and tourists alike were redirected away from Winter Haven and fixed upon the Halifax River in Port Orange, Florida.

featuredimage Growing Up in the 1950s…Just Seven Blocks from the Mexican Border

By Paul Nichols

Question: What do Geronimo, Amelia Earhart, Pancho Villa, Wyatt Earp, Amy Semple McPherson, Gene Autry, John Philip Sousa, Rex Allen, John Slaughter, Thornton Wilder, Eleanor Roosevelt—and the Nichols family have in common?

Answer: All of them left footprints in Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Author Bryan Wempen book signings at SHRM

June 23, 2015—Author Bryan Wempen will be holding two book signings at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2015 Annual Conference bookstore for Dancing with Big Data: Conversations with the Experts: Monday, June 29 1-1:30 p.m. and Tuesday, June 30 12:30-1 p.m. Don’t miss your chance to meet Bryan in person and get an autographed copy!

Inheritance Press new online store

June 17, 2015—Inheritance Press has just launched its new online store, powered by Amazon. Now you can order any of our titles through this single handy link.

Announcing Dancing with Big Data: Conversations with the Experts

June 15, 2015—Bryan Wempen’s latest book, Dancing with Big Data: Conversations with the Experts, officially launched June 14, 2015. Now available in paperback and Kindle formats.

Note to Self: A Collection of 99 Life Lessons Now Available

April 28, 2015—Note to Self: A Collection of 99 Life Lessons, by Bryan Wempen, is now available in both paperback and Kindle format!

Just Seven Blocks from the Mexican Border now available for Kindle!

September 9, 2012—By popular demand, Just Seven Blocks from the Mexican Border, by Paul Nichols, is now available in Kindle format! Other e-book formats (Nook, iBooks, etc.) coming soon. Stay tuned for details.