News item: Jorge Cauz , President, Encyclopaedia Britannica: we will no longer print the 32-volume encyclopedia… ————— And Farhad Manjoo leads the charge on why this is a good thing: Expensive, Useless, Exploitative: Why we should celebrate the end of the Encyclopedia Britannica’s print edition. “Good riddance,” Mr. Manjoo says. Here is part of what he wrote:… Read More “Learning Is Static No Longer” – Why The Britannica Will No Longer Be Printed
I think we need to make 2012 a year of learning – but, it won’t be easy. I believe in life-long learning. I am a big fan of every effort to keep learning. Our monthly First Friday Book Synopsis is designed to whet the appetite of such life-long learners. I like to read, I like… Read More The Learning Illusion – a Challenge for 2012
I am deep into The Great Reset by Richard Florida, which I am presenting this Friday at the First Friday Book Synopsis. I am thinking, pondering, and wondering just what the future after the current Great Reset will be like. Mr. Florida is chronicling his “predictions” on the Atlantic site. (See the list of topics… Read More Our Future Depends on…Creativity – Insight & Challenge from Richard Florida
After reading the book, I wrote this on my handout of my synopsis for The Design of Business by Roger Martin: A blinding flash of the obvious: — everything can be done better; there will be new things done; you (and I) have to get better at getting better at making everything better… • “the… Read More 4 Steps along the Path of Life-Long Learning – or, Why should we read business books?