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See One; Show One; Teach One; Good-Bye, Dad, Part I

See One; Show One; Teach One; Good-Bye, Dad, Part I By Monette Benoit All Rights Reserved. Today, June 19, 2016, is Father’s Day. Originally, I wrote a shorter version for my NCRA (National Court Reporters Association) JCR, Journal of Court Reporting, column, February 2012. Still feeling the loss of both parents – caregiver for both […]

The Lesson Behind “You’re Processing; You’re Not Stuck”, Coach’s Corner, Part III

The Lesson Behind “You’re Processing; You’re Not Stuck”, Coach’s Corner, Part III of III By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. Part I began: Years ago, I wrote “You’re Processing; You’re Not Stuck.” My Journal of Court Reporting April 2005 article is posted on my blog “Monette’s Musings” and www.CRRbooks.com. I detailed how one sentence I […]

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now, Part III of III

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now? Part III of III By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. May 24, 2013 Part I began: The requested tutor and empowerment coaching appointment began with a simple question. My question to the court reporter was simply, “How are you?” Part II began: We agreed to assess goals that […]

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now? Part I of III

Exactly Why Am I Doing This Now? Part I of III By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. May 1, 2013 The requested tutor and empowerment coaching appointment began with a simple question. My question to the court reporter was simply, “How are you?” There was a loud sigh. The answer began, “I am so tired […]

Thriving In Five – Or Less, Part III of III

Thriving In Five – Or Less, Part III of III By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. Part I: Why thrive in five? Why thrive with less? I believe the majority of individuals in the court reporting profession think of the number ‘five’ as a take, a 5-minute take. Thriving in five? Yes. Thriving in less […]

CART FAQ: Falling On Deaf Ears, Part I of VII

CART FAQ: Falling On Deaf Ears, Part I of VIIBy Monette Benoit Copyright by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. As a CART provider, teacher, tutor, coach, and author, I receive many e-mails that are enlightening, sincere and detailed. Many contain paragraphs with question after question.Many contain the same questions week after week. I respond as […]

One Lost Sheep And What If …

One Lost Sheep And What If …By Monette Benoit Copyright by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. Do you have the skills to realtime for a deaf or hard-of-hearing person? You won’t know if you don’t try. What if you could find a comfortable environment to become realtime proficient? What if you could nurture your realtime […]

“You’re Processing; You’re Not Stuck”

“You’re Processing; You’re Not Stuck”By Monette Benoit Copyright by Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved. The first email to Monette@CATapultdix.com began as an information-specific request. I replied to Janet Tilley and offered ‘up’ a firm opinion, which I have ‘owned’ for many years. Her response was so sincere, I asked Janet to permit me to share […]