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7 Ways to Boost Your Boost Your Sense-Making Skills

7 Ways to Boost Your Boost Your Sense-Making Skills | elearning stuff | Scoop.it

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Beth Kanter's curator insight, December 26, 2013 12:38 PM

This article is from 99u, a site  that is for and about being creative.   This article summarizes research on creativity and how to use it so you are more creative.    Creativity is part of a curator's thinking tools, so the advice in this article also works for improving your curation skills.


1.) Restrict yourself:   Don't use too many sources or look at too much information or for too much time.


2.)  Re-Conceptualize:    Describe an article or information resource for audience.


3.)  Separate Seeking from Sensing:   Making sense of what you find is different than the discovery part.  Don't try to do both at once


4.)  Use counterfactual thinking:   Ask what is missing or what if the advice was written in a different way.


5.)  Daydream after getting started:   Come back to a resource after you have thought about it for a while.


These points about creativity are all about mindsets.  What is your curation mindset? 



Todd Morgan's curator insight, December 26, 2013 2:15 PM

Thoughts on how build your Personal Brand

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100 Ways to Become a Twitter Power User

100 Ways to Become a Twitter Power User | elearning stuff | Scoop.it

That's a must read post, it'll learn you how you will become a Twitter power user! [note Martin Gysler]

 

CNNFortune reported 100 million Twitter users log in at least once a month. Half of those, 50 million, log in every day. About 55% check in with mobile devices, while about 40% just check in without actually tweeting.

 

Those numbers are huge for anyone who’s marketing online. But that’s not all.

 

Thirty-four percent of marketers who use Twitter have generated leads from its use…with 20% of those closing deals.

 

But how do you take advantage of this growing audience of Twitter consumers? You have to become a power user. So here are 100 proven tips to help you do just that.

 

And to make it easier to follow along, I’ve broken them up into 10 sections that each contain 10 tips.

 

Read more: http://www.quicksprout.com/2012/01/30/100-ways-to-become-a-twitter-power-user/


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