FAST News - Strategy implementation disciplines, Animated meetings & Conference keynotes with punch Hi there, To help you get up to full steam in 2012, we offer you resources and opportunities to better implement your strategy, enhance your meeting effectiveness, increase the impact of your conference Keynote, and develop your personal leadership through re-connection with nature. Why are only 17% of organisastions good at strategy implementation? Videos Get Inspired – Best Inspirational Quotes J Krishnamurti on Choiceless Awareness and Thought Rob Beats Word Up [3/19/2014] Ji Ben Qi Gong 基本氣功 (Fundamental Exercises) The 10 Best TED Talks of 2011 Watching videos online is usually considered fun, but generally a waste of time. Not so with TED videos, which are uniformly interesting, educational, inspiring, and enjoyable. If you haven't spent much time (or any) checking out TED videos, you should – and to help with that, I've compiled what seem to be the very best 10 TED videos of 2011. It was a grueling task, combing through the cream of the crop on the TED site, but somebody had to do it. Some of the talks may have been filmed prior to 2011 but all of the talks here were posted in 2011.
Nick Hanauer on the TED talk, income inequality controversy Kai Ryssdal: There was a story this week about income inequality and politics and the economy that got a decent amount of buzz. A guy named Nick Hanauer -- I should say a rich venture capitalist named Nick Hanauer -- gave a TED talk, those three- or four-minute big ideas talks that started as part of a conference called Technology, Entertainment and Design, TED. They're taped and a lot of them are posted online. But Hanauer's talk from a couple of months ago, about how the wealthy really aren't the engine of economic growth, went viral this week because it wasn't posted on the TED site. Chris Anderson, who runs TED, said it was too controversial politically.
Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. A LMS should first be a LMS When I talk about a LMS, I am saying specifically a learning management system and the vendors themselves should see their own product first and foremost as a LMS, not as a TM/PM or whatever. I am not a number This Guest Blog is from Laura Redhead, a Teach First participant who teaches in a secondary school in Liverpool. Laura is on a Summer placement with the RSA education team. By job description I am a maths teacher.
Peter Reinhart: The art of baking bread Not Your Parents' Pattern Library: A Fresh Approach in Defining Cor... Now Journal Ed. Note: In the following dialogue, excerpted and edited from the Institute of Noetic Sciences’ recent teleseminar series, “Shifting Paradigms,” IONS Director of Media, Membership, and Marketing Angela Murphy talks with Monica Sharma, former physician and United Nations program director and now international leadership development consultant. In 2009, Sharma received "The Spirit of the United Nations Award,” given to those whose work expresses the core principles, spirit, and vision on which the United Nations was founded.
Building a dictionary for an economics of the commons Lifezones By Peter Halasz [CC-BY-SA-2.5-2.0-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons This is a proposal in response to “Help us build a dictionary on commons economics!”, an article recently posted at The Economics of the Commons Conference (ECC 2013) Communications Platform website (commonsandeconomics.org) I. First, the list of commons economic terms in the original article has a very notable omission: cooperative