I often hear how “young people” (around 18-35) are very comfortable and savvy using technology. In my experience I haven’t seen much difference between the learning needs of young adults and older adults. Yes, younger people are more comfortable with technology as general rule, but that doesn’t make them more skilled at using it and they have the same struggles as anyone else. There are a couple of key differences I’ve found between a younger and older audience:Read More
Interesting chart showing how people; unemployed, employed, men, women, age groups, etc. spent their days in 2008.
Much is common sense sort of stuff. For example unemployed people do more household chores than employed people. I can relate to that, I do a heck of alot more around the house since I’ve been out of work.Read More
I have always felt uncomfortable around people who brag about how hard they work. Of course to proclaim my discomfort would brand me as some sort of anti-American freeloader so I tend to keep those thoughts to myself. To me work has always been a means to an end. I want to enjoy it, do it well, please my superiors, be paid fairly, etc. However, it is but one aspect of my life that I balance with the other things that I value such as family, friends, travel, hobbies, etc.Read More
I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine regarding his organization’s need to integrate their “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) policy more broadly across the company. As a change manger he asked for my help.Read More