Tag Archives: social media

(#356) Are You Listening Or Adding To The Noise?


With a world full of noise, how can we fine-tune the needed listening skill? This past week I facilitated a San Francisco workshop examining how colleges and universities envision and implement faculty development.  My session subtitle: What Important Questions Should … Continue reading

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(#304) Random Thoughts On Overload, Gratitude And Connectedness


But wouldn’t it be a shame if we create such unforgiving filters that the positive, the joy and the connections never make it through? Overload.  We hear a lot about information overload. People bemoan social media as a culprit of … Continue reading

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(#200) Have We Become More App-Dependent than App-Enabled?


Apps are tools that can have a transformative effect on our world. [A quick note: Today marks the 200th consecutive weekly post for my blog. While we have not uncorked any champagne here at world headquarters in Atlantic Beach, Florida, … Continue reading

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(#190) R.O.I. or R.O.R.


R.O.R. (Return on Relationships) trumps R.O.I. (Return on Investment). In fact, effective R.O.R. will build R.O.I. A little more than a year ago I wrote these words, “Our success—and that of our students, colleagues, and family members—will not be measured … Continue reading

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(#145) People Before Technology


The doctor has spoken; the prescription is simple. What a wonderful reminder—for all of us. In their book Generation on a Tightrope, Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean assert that our newest generation of college students is more connected and … Continue reading

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(#139) Using Technology with a Purpose


There are 257 million mobile subscribers in the United States. Of that number, about 128 million are smart phone users. Think of the possibilities! Two things happened in class this week that reaffirmed the potential for the smart use of … Continue reading

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