We know it, but no one else seems to. Many organizations are looking at the definition of literacy and expanding it to include the knowledge and skills it takes to be an active participant in today’s society. What baffles me as I read through reports and recommendations from so many organizations is the lack of mention of […]

It can be hard to remember who you are. I don’t mean your name or where you live, I mean who you are deep down inside. We are all so busy, with events rushing by and people whirling around us, its easy to lose track of yourself.  But it’s when you are distracted from who […]

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/5/2010 thru 2/11/2010 follow the UK Transliteracy conference here – the UK conference on Transliteracy was on Tuesday, if you missed coverage has been archived on the site. Evolution of the Book – cool graph of the evolution of books The State of the […]

When Facebook “upgraded” or “simplified” its privacy settings they removed the ability to turn off your recent activity feed (this was one update ago. I think).  Now everything you do posts to your wall and the news feed. You can not opt out. If you don’t like it Facebook says you’re welcome to use the […]

We hear a lot about innovation and change these days. Everyone is talking about it, every is doing it, or at least trying to. There’s a problem though, change and innovation require more than lip service. Declaring that you are innovative does not make it so. You know what I’m talking about, someone reads an […]

So often when talking about innovation or change we hear someone say don’t be afraid to fail. That is harder than it sounds, I mean really; who wants to fail? Who wants to stand up in front of a group, no matter how big or how small and admit they were wrong. I know some […]

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun Get Focused 1. Stop hiding who you are 2. Start being insanely selfish> Be Creative 3. Stop following the rules 4. Start scaring yourself Use Your Wisdom 5. Stop taking it all so damn seriously 6. Start getting rid of the crap Take Action 7. Stop being busy 8. […]