CFT’s and a Bias for Action

I have been posting about Centers For Teaching (CFT’s) as Centers for Excellence, inspired by my current reading of Tom Peters’ new book The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work that Wows and Jobs that Last.  I discussed Chapters 1-4 here and Chapters 5-8 here.  This post deals with Chapters 9-12, which cover… Read more CFT’s and a Bias for Action

An Accelerating Future

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been exploring the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, which looked at the challenges ahead for businesses and HR professionals.  The report is based on analysis of a survey of more than 10,400 business and HR leaders globally, and noted ten trends.  Over a series of… Read more An Accelerating Future

Only Been One Decade

I loved the second chapter of Tom Friedman’s new book, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.  The chapter title is “What the Hell Happened in 2007?” Good question.  It has only been a decade since 2007, and given that I joined the VCU Center for Teaching… Read more Only Been One Decade

The Pause Button

The Pause Button… If you have used technology as long as I have, you really do not think about the symbology associated with certain actions.  We all have grown accustomed to the two vertical bars that indicate PAUSE: I have started reading Tom Friedman’s new book Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to… Read more The Pause Button