Is It Really Property? What’s the Expense of Guarding It?

The future is unknown. Specific goals should change frequently. Whatever you think you are working towards at present will be different a year from now […]

Curious or Ignorant: The choice we have

I have been and remain a big believer in curiosity. A curious mind prepares us to be open to new ideas, assimilate and synthesize those […]

How Fast Can They Learn?

I’ve been part of a complex change initiative for the past 18 months or so, at a large legacy organization that is struggling to catch […]

A Manifesto (with Poor Graphic Design)

If you have been following my blog over the last couple of years (thank you!), you may have noticed some changes to the banner and […]

Working in the Age of (Digital) Exploration: Part II – Navigating the digital high seas

The Learning Age, a new kind of age of discovery, requires a similar sort of basic navigational tools in order to keep going and to […]

From Auckland, a charge to curate

Nigel Young, a professional colleague via my Twitter PLN, pointed me to a live broadcast from eLearnz 2015, a New Zealand eLearning conference that I […]

Expertise and Novelty: Taking action when facing the unknown

I have come to rely on and enjoy several regularly occurring Twitterstorms (or chats, or flurries – there are several terms I’ve seen applied). Last […]

Abundance and Choices: Make the decision and move on

We know the feeling: Standing in the cereal aisle, or before the maddeningly long rack of cold medicines, frozen by the overwhelming number of choices. […]

Mind Maps, Mental Geography, and a New Compass

‘Electronic grains of sand (bits of information) slowly eroding the stone pillars of traditional hierarchy’ @jonhusband dixit on #wirearchy — Luis Suarez (@elsua) March 3, […]

“Technology” does not have a multitasking problem. Multitasking has a multitasking problem.

Any tool is a weapon — if you hold it right. Ani DiFranco The problem with our always-on digital world is that everyone is trying […]

Networks of Influence: Borderless organizations and Southeast Asian kingdoms

This is what I love about writing in this space! It allows me to make sense of seemingly unrelated ideas that suddenly burst through, like […]

Why tweet, and who gives a hoot? What Twitter does for me

I read, write and think about learning, knowledge management and collaborative work — it’s a lot to keep up with. My Personal Learning Network (PLN) […]

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