"This video was developed by Matt Koschmann, a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. The purpose is to introduce and explain the field of organizational communication for students and those outside the communication discipline."
"Most managers are experts at crafting PowerPoint presentations, or producing reams of data analysis in meetings. But we also know that more than half the people in a conference room are daydreaming..."
We never seem to run dry examples of easily preventable crises. Last week, an article on Home and Garden TV’s website discussing Fourth of July table settings suggested that an American flag be used as a “bright and festive table runner.” Whoops…
As you probably guessed, flocks of military vets and their families, along citizens from just about every walk of life, descended on HGTV’s social media sites to rip the network a new one for its misuse of the flag.
To HGTV’s credit, it quickly deleted the article and posted an apology, but to its detriment the apology was a weak one....
One of the greatest conflicts between new and old literacies is many educators’ continuing belief that students’ analytical skills are not properly developed through the use of new media. There is some justification for this: Many student-created new media works are simplistic mishmashes of audio and video clips with no thesis or rationale. New media is used more as a toy than as an educational tool. It is no wonder that many teachers, uncomfortable with new media to begin with, see it as harming student literacy.
"Why do you want to use Evernote? There’s a lot I could say, but to begin I’ll say one thing: I willingly opened up my wallet to pay for a premium subscription to Evernote. I can count on one hand how many services have compelled me to do that."
Listen firstStop creating crapEngage your audienceFind your voiceBe helpfulFind your Rhythm: (the 4-1-1 rule of social sharing)Reject excuses for not using any social channelsBe entertaining, if you can
Six ways to improve your next meeting Globe and Mail In fact, delegating the management of a meeting can be a great way to show leadership and to give others the opportunity to shine. Furthermore, a subordinate is more likely to ...
# Good argument for new paradigm concepts and a vision of "awareness-based, love-infused, presence-centered, evolutionary leadership” (but beyond green meme concepts :-)) drawing on Steiner, Campbell, Kegan, Torbert, Wilber, etc. The article gives a solid overview over qualities, concepts and practices that are emerging and gives a taste on what a new paradigm of leadership and development "in relationship to nature, community and meaning" could actually look like embodied, and, most importantly, scaled up. AC