Dare To Be Unrealistic

Jacob Sokol asked the following question to 48 online experts: What is the most “unrealistic” thing that you’ve ever accomplished and what did you learn from the process? I highly recommend reading through the whole post but here are a few of the most inspiring highlights for me: When you choose the “unrealistic” choice every… Continue reading Dare To Be Unrealistic

Successful People Work at Being Successful

Doug Belshaw wrote a great reflection piece yesterday on the qualities of being successful. Talent doesn’t make you successful because talent is just a word which sums up three different character traits. These can all be developed; they’re not ‘innate’. People who are successful tend to be: Confident Tenacious Articulate I quite like Doug’s perspective… Continue reading Successful People Work at Being Successful

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Influences on our Digital Identit(y/ies)

Great reflection piece by Andy Coverdale about Digital Identities. I’m convinced that both the intrinsic (critical practice) and extrinsic (confessional practice) influences are necessary for properly forming identity. I’m still wondering what the particular influences are in the digital realm. I might have to dig out Sherry Turkle’s Life on the Screen In researching approaches… Continue reading Intrinsic and Extrinsic Influences on our Digital Identit(y/ies)

The New Paradigm of Advantage

Great take by Umair Haque on the necessary paradigm shift that companies must in order to be agents of change rather than simply agents of opportunity. Author Umair Haque writes that the 21st century demands from firms of all stripes: a paradigm shift in the nature of advantage. Here’s something you might not know. There’s… Continue reading The New Paradigm of Advantage

Can a Goofball be Taken Seriously?

We all have our expressions. One of mine is goofball. It’s not too rude (mind you I’m careful about who I call a goofball), and kind of silly, and reminds me of this guy. Sometimes I use it with affection, sometimes with friendly sarcasm and sometimes when faced with adversity. I even refer to myself… Continue reading Can a Goofball be Taken Seriously?

Blog Content Pirates – Advice Needed on How to Deal with Them?

There is one word to describe how I feel at this moment: Ick. And the reason is feel this way is because I discovered that the entire blog post I made yesterday was copied and pasted and reposted on someone else’s site. Oh, the heading states that I (or technogenii) as the source, but there… Continue reading Blog Content Pirates – Advice Needed on How to Deal with Them?

Dropping the “e” – A Sign of the Times!

My title has recently been changed from Director of eLearning to Director, Blended Learning Strategies. Yesterday I received my new business cards and had the opportunity to hand them out for the first time today. They were well received. Actually, one of the comments was “oh, so you do more then just eLearning then?”, which… Continue reading Dropping the “e” – A Sign of the Times!