Helen Hoefele

A Jersey Girl exploring the online world.


Money Doesn’t Solve Problems, People Do

Start Building Your Social Capital Now, Before You Need It


Reminds me of what my finance professor always says…..”the calculations are the easy part…the hard part is understanding all the intangible, subjective and emotional underlying situational factors.”


Writing Without Having Anything to Say

I miss writing, yet I don’t always understand why I can’t seem to make the time to write more or to do many other things that I know I truly do get satisfaction from.

I have been learning the importance of making time for myself, for self-care, but maybe it is still that inadvertent form of perfectionism, fear of an unknown, that…


Conversing Differently These Days

Is Medium the Conversation Platform That We Didn’t Know We Needed?

Publications edited by Helen Hoefele

Inspired by Tim Ferriss’ Challenge to support teachers in the classroom by spreading the word about DonorsChoose.org, aka “Kickstarter for the Classroom”. See: http://wp.me/psT6P-2tm


NSA Spying Allegations: How Concerned Should We Be?

Not Everyone Shares The Same Privacy Concerns


Are the recent Snowden-revealed NSA Spying Allegations…


Money Doesn’t Solve Problems, People Do

Start Building Your Social Capital Now, Before You Need It


The Value of Knowing What You Want


Whether or not you recall that Rolling Stones song entitled: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, the lyrics in the following stanza might mean…


Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Does it even matter as long as the job gets done in the end?


Teaching begins in the home. However, politically, not everyone agrees that…


Accountability Is Not the New Buzzword-of-the-Day


Having all the knowledge in the world is meaningless, if you do nothing with that knowledge. 


Funneling the Traffic 


When a traffic-officer directs traffic,drivers move their vehicles in the direction that the officer indicates that they should go.