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I’ve been struggling with a really annoying problem lately and I don’t know what to do. I'm tired… ALL THE TIME. And I hate it! Someone please explain this to me... I'm a CrossFit junkie three time...
Kayla nails it again by asking the obvious question: have we got the balance right? Our ability to survive and thrive in the Social Age means we have navigate this challenge and take time out!
One of my favourite bloggers - check her site out
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Creating spaces to play, such an important part of learning. Great article from Harold Jarche, as ever
Technology can be a great enabler for learning, but it's not guaranteed to make us learn better. Used correctly, it can enhance, equalise and facilitate learning, used poorly it simply commands and...
Sure, your beloved gadget allows you to work during every spare moment, but is the price of increased productivity dramatically lower creativity?
Interesting insights with repurcusions for how we foster innovation and creativity in organisations via @allygreer
Is being bored a good thing? Studies show that some of the best creative thoughts come from moments of boredom, which barely exist anymore thanks to smartphones to keep us perpetually occupied.
Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, I collate them in my 2013 Reading List at the end of each month, and pick out the ones that I find particularly useful, valuable or i...
Jane Hart's superb monthly round up of resources for social learning. Her blog is well worth subscribing to as she develops some great ideas in this space
I was fortunate enough to see Cirque du Soleil last night, an astonishing performance of athleticism and creativity. For those of you who haven't seen them, Cirque provide a modern take on circus s...
This post explores the significance of student groups in online learning courses—the value and influence on institutions in light of the principles outlined in Shirky's book "Here Comes Everybody"....
A good review of a great, short, book by Clay Shirky. Well worth a read.
On the train this morning heading to the airport and i'm struck by the variety of architecture around me in the industrial district: glass, steel and stone arranged into a wide variety of imaginati...
Exploring how creativity and structure need to be balanced to create great learning
MRI scans reveal that listening to new music is rewarding for the brain.
Music connects with us in ways that the written word to not: we can benefit from a better understanding of how music raises emotions, generates meaning [http://julianstodd.wordpress.com/2013/02/19/music-in-learning-sharing-extracts-from-the-new-book/]
Writers Share Advice By Writing On Their Own Hands - DesignTAXI.com
Writers sharing advice by writing on their own hands: i like this, simple, somewhat viceral approach.
Good insights and real market data in this article. Nice quotes from Jane Hart @c4lpt as well - always good value
“You should tell that story more.” I was having lunch with a friend, talking about how I wound up in my current role. I describe my job as “making work more effective and fulfilling”. But there was...
Great blog post about curating your skill set, a really strong approach in the Social Age. I like John's open style to working out loud. Highly recomend checking out his blog too.
The word "ungoogleable" has been removed from a list of new Swedish words after a trademark spat. But what does it mean?
Interesting article: raises questions around 'underground' communities that are relevant in social learning. Is openness always good, or do some learning communities thrive through exclusivity?
One of the strongest ideas i've taken out of my research into music in learning is that of co-creation: the ways that we work together, taking specialist roles and consulting within our community (...
In the fifth part of our Power of Art series, the BBC's Jane O'Brien explores role of art in ageing. She looks at research into the therapeutic effects of creative activities.