Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
The aforementioned line is recognized as the first known use of the term ‘weapons of mass destruction’ But today, in 2013, I want to discuss a new weapon — a weapon of class destruction — and that weapon is social.
The next middle class
JANUARY 7, 2013
Jaron Lanier in You Are Not a Gadget , wrote: The people who are perhaps the most screwed by open culture are the middle classes of intellectual and cultural creation. They used to live off the trickle down effects of the old system, and like the middle class at large, they are precious.
#C2Xmas Day 7 – Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class
DECEMBER 7, 2016
CHEF2CHEF ONLINE COOKING CLASS. Day 7 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . Written by professional chefs, each lesson features up-to-date culinary tips and advice, not to mention tasty recipes. Topics include basic cooking techniques, seafood, meat and vegetable preparation, wine, and more. To get started, choose a culinary topic. Each week-long series features 5 manageable daily lessons. Each lesson is wholly independent, so feel free to jump around.
My Organizational Behavior Class: The Current Iteration
JANUARY 3, 2015
The first time I taught an introductory organizational behavior class was in 1980 or 1981. I had no teaching experience (except for one guest lecture I had given to a large undergrad class -- it was terrible; harried and dull). Yet that didn't stop the the Michigan Business School from giving me the chance to teach the class to some 60 students. I have taught various versions of the class perhaps 35 times by now, and in some ways it remains the same.
Dear Mister Dylan Benson, you are the Definition of Class
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Dear Dylan (aka Mister Benson), You are the definition of class. But you are the definition of class. But you are the definition of class. You are the definition of class.
Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Pencil as Power Tool A few years ago, I took a five-day drawing class in New York City that changed my life. I entered the class a complete ignoramus on matters visual. Dan, I came across the class reference in your book, got curious and took that class myself last summer.
Berkman Fellows Class
OCTOBER 4, 2010
This year, we’re trying an experiment: We’re treating Fellows Hour as a class, led by Fellows, on some aspect of their research that fits under the rubric of “Net Exceptionalism. Every week, the Berkman Fellows who are in town meet for an hour to talk about whatever. We’re blogging the sessions. The first two were really great.
11 Books Every Leader Should Read - Bob Sutton
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Now that Stanford is on break and my classes are over, I have been taking a little time for reflection. I have been using this in class at Stanford for over 20 years, and I have had dozens of students say to me years later "I don't remember much else about the class, but I still use and think about that Cialdini book." Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search.
[aspen] Robert Putnam on the growing class gap
JUNE 29, 2012
We’ve also become a more class-segregated society, even as we’ve become less segregated by race and religion. Class segregation is increasing by residence, education, organization, and marriage; i.e., it’s less likely you’ll marry outside of your class. There’s also been a fraying of family and social bonds within the working class. He will show us robust patterns in multiple data sources, focusing only on class differences.
Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 24, 2007
A group, in other words, is like a school, a school of thought or a school of fish or a class, a class of entity, a class of animals, a class in a genus and a species. A class act is kind of a group.
Local Lectures vs. First Class Lectures
SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
This is a topic that I've been wondering about for a while and Donald Clark hits on it in his post : Professor Lewin - "It sounds arrogant, I know, but it's better to see a first class lecture on video than a mediocre one in the flesh." It gets thorny really quick, but there's no questioning: It's better to see a first class lecture on video than a mediocre one in the flesh
Harvard Extension Class in Second Life
SEPTEMBER 8, 2006
Found this on Joho the Blog - but you almost have to go visit the class description just to see that - yeah that's Harvard Law and yep, they are using Second Life for real
The class of 77%
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
A study just published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has found that only 23% of the population are without symptoms of personality disorder.
How long does it take to learn a language?
JULY 23, 2015
Well it depends on a lot of factors, but if you are an English speaker, this infographic (from Voxy) shows the easiest and most difficult languages to pick up and the number of weeks and class hours to do so (according to data from the Foreign Service Institute of the US Dept of State).
Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020
DECEMBER 16, 2008
I find now that people are so busy that taking time to sit in a class or at a computer station to take some classes is only a preferred option when it is needed and no other alternative exists.
A Shared Letter to Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Dear Minister Joly, We are Canada’s musicians, songwriters, composers, music producers, authors, poets, playwrights, film composers, actors, directors and visual artists – a creative class of artists and entrepreneurs that has defined this country.
Make Work More Human
MARCH 19, 2014
2013: The Incredibly Shrinking American Middle Class – Bill Moyers. 2013: Five Myths about Canada’s Middle Class – Globe & Mail. 2013: RIP: The Middle Class – Salon. 2013: The Next Middle Class – Harold Jarche.
The Flipped (or Social) Webinar
DECEMBER 9, 2011
If you haven’t, Dan Pink explains it in his piece in The Telegraph, Flip Thinking – the new buzz word sweeping the US: “During class time, the teacher will stand at the front of the room … Read the rest.
network era economic shift
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
This is the decline of the industrial order & the working class (& related stable institutions) & the rise of the new post-industrial one. This is ripping apart our class structure and social order in a variety of ways, underpinning rising inequality & economic divides.
Internet Time Blog » Future of the university
DECEMBER 12, 2008
Internet Time Blog » More Kindling
JULY 26, 2008
First class in the mile high therapy club
JULY 8, 2010
Vanity Fair has a great article that charts the very early days of LSD. Before the drug became a symbol of hippy psychedelia, it was used by a select group of psychiatrists to facilitate 'LSD psychotherapy' and became popular among the Hollywood set of the 1950s. To understand why LSD had such a grip on the American psychiatrists who had access to it, it's useful to know some background about how psychiatry pictured the human mind in the mid-20th century.
Here’s A Google Perk Any Company Can Imitate: Employee-To-Employee Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2013
Google taps its own ranks to teach valuable career-building classes as well as extracurriculars like kickboxing and social skills for engineers. See on Scoop.it – Informal & Experiential Learning.
"Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" (Forbes)
OCTOBER 2, 2008
I'm reading this article by Clayton Christensen, Michael Horn and Curtis Johnson in Forbes drawn from their book and they are saying some good things. "
Trump Presidency Lesson Plan
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Arranging the class in an open-spaced circle (no desks), the teacher can then introduce the Circle of Courage as a metaphor of contemplation with respect to what society requires from each of us as human beings. 3) Ask open ended questions with the class.
Last days of the world’s fastest ocean liner
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Right before departure, a general officer decided to fly instead of sail, and we were upgraded to First Class. I learned to eat in the First Class dining room of the S.S. On its inaugural voyage in 1952, the sleek S.S.
FEBRUARY 15, 2014
Pete Mandik is a professor of philosophy and was due to give a class on neurophilosophy before his class got snowed out. Instead of ditching the class he made a fantastic and funny video lecture for his students.
The promise and challenges of Benioff's social enterprise vision
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
The messaging is certainly world class and the slew of announcements this week will address many of the shortcomings or features gaps in its social software product line. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff continued his now-epic stream of social business thought leadership at this week’s Dreamforce 2011 in San Francisco.
leadership is a continuous duty
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
The flight attendant told me a story about his manager for whom he had booked an executive class plane ticket to an international culinary conference. On arriving at the airport he was surprised to find that his boss had taken the extra effort to downgrade the airfare to economy class.
Reflecting on reflection
AUGUST 26, 2014
This mirrors our children as they rush from class to unrelated class, focusing on nothing for more than one hour. Missing from most workplaces today is any time for reflection.
Technology Integration in K-12
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 4, 2013
Educational Resources - you want your use of the internet to be of practical value, and typically that means finding a quick and easy way to find resources for your classes. Course Tools - the original LMS was called ''Web Course Tools'' and the name was apt, because the desire here is to provide access to tools that make teaching in a class easier.
Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
As I often say, in a connected world, unless your skills are world-class, you are a commodity. As more information is available, deep specialist world-class expertise that can be applied to create value for clients is the heart of much global value creation.
Thoughts on Education in the 21st Century Organization
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Teacher led classes are common and leadership development hasn’t changed much since the 80s. And, even though we are deeply into the Internet age and despite the knowledge that many world class universities have already placed content on-line and made it available to anyone for free, corporations are still redundantly creating (and paying for) curricula and content. Old ways die hard.
gaining insight through social and informal learning
MARCH 5, 2017
This is learning while working, not heading off on a course or attending a class. Organizational performance improvement is comprised of reducing errors and increasing insights, according to Gary Klein.
Google course finale — a certificate!
JULY 24, 2012
Mid-class assessment score: 90% Post-class assessment score: 74% You can print out the attached certificate and hang it on your wall. We hope you enjoyed the class! This just received from Google… Congratulations!
What Should The Title Of My Next Book Be?
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
Or, how about commenting on the draft title I came up with: WORKING CLASS: The Leaders Path to Profit with Purpose. It hasn’t been through any editing yet. It’s 12 chapters in total. It’s approaching 90,000 words. again). There are two sections.
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
AUGUST 12, 2013
Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. Most people get it. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance.
MOOCs = Skinner’s Box 2.0?
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Last year his class ran under his experimental class operating system in stealth mode. A radical high school teacher came up with the title. Howard Rheingold, Jerry Michalski, and others, myself included, have dropped by.
Flipping Corporate Learning
APRIL 17, 2012
Students watch the videos before coming to class. More important for learning outcomes, the time spent in class can be put to more productive use. What if instead, educators spent class time doing and homework time for the watching of lessons/lectures.
What do the 24 #C2Xmas resources tell us about how to design modern content and learning experiences?
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class – simple text and graphics often suffice – content doesn’t have to be all-singing, all-dancing! In my Countdown to Xmas, I offered a series of 24 daily posts in the form of a different learning resource. So what do these 24 resources tell us about how to design content and learning experiences for the modern workplace?