Don’t bring me a problem…

“Don’t bring me a problem if you don’t have the solution.” Have you heard this in a workplace or organization? This approach allows leaders to dismiss or ignore problems which may be very real. Those who can identify a problem aren’t always the same ones who have solutions. Granted, an organization that requires problems be …

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On being a Guru

Last night I became a DEN Guru along with Dennis Grice (@dgrice), Dave Tchozewski (@daveski61), Dacia Jones (@dacia92) and Sandi Dennis(@sandidennis)! These people are all amazing educators who I met at DENSI 2013 and I’m honoured to be among them and the other 20 DEN Gurus from previous years. But, what does it mean to be a Guru? The …

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What am I doing wrong?

I have over 300 followers on my Twitter account.  I know many of my followers, and I know most are in the field that I usually tweet about (technology and education). I do some Tweeting of my own, and I retweet things I think are of interest and relevant that others have shared.  I suggest …

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Leadership

I was surprised recently when John Michel – @johnemichel (Brig Gen, USAF)  and Matthew T Fritz – @fritzmt (Lt Col, USAF)  followed me on Twitter.  I’m also honoured, and a  little puzzled. Both of these gentlemen blog on General Leadership, which carries the subtitle “Leadership Advice from America’s Most Trusted Leaders!” On the other hand, most …

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Presenting as a Learning Opportunity

Every day should be a learning day, right?  Of course, but sometimes the learning happens when you don’t really expect it! I’ve recently applied to become a DEN Guru. Part of the process is an online presentation. To be honest, I didn’t expect to make it to the list of finalists, but I did and …

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