Trish Szymanski

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Sprites Eases Creation of Animated Online Infographics

When it comes to creating presentations, you either have the skill or you don’t. However, an online tool called Sprites has set out to bridge the skill gap by putting enough simple tools into consumer hands that anyone can present a complex concept online in a coherent fashion.<p>With Sprites, you get …

#10: New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America (Published fo... http://t.co/roL3cio2mP

52 Ancestors: Ots-Toch, the Mohawk Wife of Cornelis Van Slyke

I'm writing about my Mohawk ancestor Ots-Toch as part of Amy Crow's Challenge: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks . Ots-Toch was my 9th great-grandmother and …

The League of the Iroquois - Northeast U.S.

The League of the Iroquois - Northeast U.S.<p>No Native people affected the course of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American history more than the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois, of present-day upstate New York. Historians have been attempting to explain how and why ever since, and central to their explanations is the remarkable political and diplomatic structure, the League of the Iroquois. The League has fascinated us for hundreds of years. In the seventeenth century, this Native confederacy …

Nieuw-Nederland founded

<b>In 1626,</b> on this day Dutch explorer Peter Minuit arrives in New Netherland aboard the Zee Meeuw.<p>Nieuw-Nederland foundedover the course of the next …

Why don't Americans know about their own Dutch history?

'Staaten Eylandt' and Other Awesome Spellings on Original Maps of New Netherland

A look at early renderings of the U.S. East Coast, courtesy of the Dutch.<p>It's been 392 years since the Dutch West India Company received its charter for the "New Netherland," a colony that stretched from current day Delaware to Albany, New York.<p>Three years later, ships delivered the first wave of …

Is Self-Leadership The Best Leadership? Ritz-Carlton's Employee Empowerment

There’s no “set and forget” in customer service. It’s an ongoing struggle, challenge, battle – pick your descriptor. But it’s the only game in town, if you still want to be in the game.<p>Yet the employees seem to have things well under control here at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida <i>[don't give me</i> …