Monday Media -Shared Experience vs On-Demand consumption

Back in 1955, when television was just hitting its straps, Science Fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote a short story called “Dreaming is a private thing.” The essence of the story was that people didn’t want a shared entertainment experience. He argued that people don’t want to have to get their entertainment according to someone else’s…

Tuesday Training: Teaching, Coaching, Mentoring – and trees that bloom on their own time.

  What’s the difference between Mentoring and Coaching? Between Teaching and Training? How can we, as coaches, trainers, educators and mentors best serve those that we are helping? That’s one of the issues with John Maxwell’s Servant Leadership, of course (which I’ll address in a future Tuesday Training post) But its also something I’ve been…

Travel Pics Theme: X for Xerox. Stonehenge

  This week, our travel-pic theme is X for Xerox – black-and-white reproductions of some pics we’ve taken around the world. Today’s a dark and foreboding Stonehenge. The stone structure is one of the most famous sights in England, has prompted entire belief-structures based on its supposed ancient wisdom and astronomical expertise. But unfortunately, its…