Colorado Gives Day is coming up soon: December 6, 2016. This is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving at ColoradoGives.org. This site features more than 1800 nonprofits in the state and provides the means to find and select them by county, cause, name, keyword or zip… Continue reading Colorado Gives
We live in a busy world where we are rewarded for getting things done. Some things we do over and over again—eat, sleep, exercise, work, relax—and so we fall into habits to facilitate desired outcomes and avoid having to make the same decisions over and over again. And that usually works well for the routine… Continue reading Project Management is Simple (But not Easy)
“It’s what you do when you don’t have to do anything at all that makes you who your are when it’s too late to do anything about it.” I picked up that quote at a one day seminar more than 30 years ago, I think. The speaker flashed it up on a PowerPoint slide while he… Continue reading What To Do Next?
Are you literate? Maybe you, like many people today, are offended when asked that question? Of course I can read, do I look stupid? I’m reading your insulting post right now, aren’t I? While literacy once was taken to mean the ability to read (and write), in today’s world there is growing discussion of… Continue reading Modern Literacy
It seems it was about halfway through my encore or second career as a teacher in a graduate business program that I became aware of the work of Salman Khan, the person who introduced the concept of the flipped classroom. Using his approach, students read texts or more often watch videos for homework, then come… Continue reading The One World Schoolhouse
Now that the intensity of the debate over encryption has temporarily subsided somewhat again after the confrontation earlier this year between the FBI and Apple, I want to state my support for the technology companies working to ensure our privacy by protecting the integrity of encryption. And my position is clearly colored– okay biased–by a… Continue reading Encryption and Privacy
The email came from Amazon last week. They are almost a daily occurrence, sometimes more than one per day: “new recommendations for you based on items you purchased or told us you own.” This list included a short book by Carlo Rovelli, an Italian theoretical physicist, titled: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics. A quick check indicated… Continue reading Seven Brief Lessons on Physics