Learning about music …

I’m just getting to the end of an intense period of learning about different aspects of this activity I’m so immersed in. I enrolled for a Coursera course called Introduction to Music Production.  I’d been reading about MOOCs and this opportunity popped up. What’s a MOOC?  It’s a Massive Open Online Course.  Many universities are … Read moreLearning about music …

Gurteen Knowledge Cafes

The other day I attended a day’s session led by David Gurteen on his ‘Gurteen Knowledge Cafes’ concept. David is an international speaker in the Knowledge Management area, and I first met him with Jay Cross and Charles Jennings on a meeting about social learning. So what’s a Knowledge Café? First of all the ‘café’ … Read moreGurteen Knowledge Cafes

Management secrets of Darth Vader

Actually some of these tips are old hat to some managers I’ve seen. I remember when I worked for a building society in England, I sent my manager an email criticising some of the convoluted language in a memo that had gone out a couple of days after we’d been exhorted to use plain English. … Read moreManagement secrets of Darth Vader

Management secrets of Darth Vader

Actually some of these tips are old hat to some managers I’ve seen. I remember when I worked for a building society in England, I sent my manager an email criticising some of the convoluted language in a memo that had gone out a couple of days after we’d been exhorted to use plain English. … Read moreManagement secrets of Darth Vader

Where to work

Tony Karrer suggested some of my deliberations in the previous entry may be relevant to the Learning Circuits Big Question this month. The question, and the article 101 reasons to be freelance, also prompted me to appreciate my current position. I have the relative security (all security is relative, hence the discussion that prompted the … Read moreWhere to work