With the increased pace of obsolescence, or it seems that way, this is an interesting article. What does it mean? It is important in education to consider the skills and attitudes learners must have than the hardware or software. Are we able to adapt to an increasingly complex landscape? And, what does that really mean?
That is a great picture. People crammed together, not talking, and not acknowledging each other. It used to be that buses were places where people met. They still can be. I had a great hockey conversation in Seattle riding the rapid transit.
Leadership does have to change. What is interesting is that today, as I looked for dissertation materials on leadership, this idea of a leadership crisis is not new, Many authors and thinkers complained of the same thing in times past. The challenge might be the pace of change is so rapid it presents new challenges.
The vast majority of companies today have management structures or reporting hierarchies. That simply is the way it has been, at least since the beginning of the Industrial Age a bit more than 200 years ago. When humanity moved from the...
I actually propose that the world is not flattened by the rapid pace of information and connectivity. The world is a more nuanced place than it has ever been with information coming unexpectedly from around corners. Certaintly, hierarchies could be flatter, but they usually not. Leadership in the 21st Century should be far more distributed to overcome the volume and pace. This has never been truer in education where the stranglehold of hierarchy and the intransigience of bureaurcracy and technocracy are stifling.
It turns out social media may be even more influential than we have imagined, just not in the way many of us have envisioned. Let's take a look in these 3 scientific studies that prove social media has a real effect on sales.
These studies seem to show what works in business, marketing, and branding. The risk is we take and put this thinking into education where learning is not the same as business, marketing, and branding.
Once upon a time there were things called jobs, and they were well understood. People went to work for companies, in offices or in factories. There were exceptions — artists, aristocrats, entrepeneurs — but they were rare.
Laws, regulations, and statistics were based on this assumption; but, increasingly, what people do today doesn’t fit neatly into that anachronistic 1950s rubric. I’ve had the pleasure of trying to explain to border officials that my “job” consisted of contracting in Country A for a client in Country B, while also writing books and selling apps. I don’t recommend it.
"Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the potential to redefine how we learn and educate. Watch as we talk with world renowned experts and educators about its potential to shift away from traditional methods of learning based on memorization and repetition to more holistic approaches that focus on individual students' needs and self expression."
Want to influence more people and build your reputation online? Here are five ways to do it. There was a time when the word "leader" brought a very specific profile to mind: strong, influential, and known around the world.
Each point is valid. The one about take it offline and to a new level is intriguing. It is not just about online which suggests a holistic view of leadership. But, leadership is a murky concept and difficult to define. What do we mean by leadership? Just saying I am does not make me so.
Massive, inconceivable numbers are commonplace in conversations about computers. The exabyte, a one followed by 18 zeroes worth of bytes; the petaflop, one quadrillion calculations performed in a single second. Beneath the surface of our lives churns an ocean of information, from whose depths answers and optimisations ascend like munificent kraken.
Brand awareness and loyalty are critical pieces to the marketing puzzle for every small business. Are you doing what it takes, as a small business owner, to reach the right demographics through a system of targeted engagement?
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