Monday, February 10, 2014

A documentary that I would have ignored... but one of my students INSISTED that I watch it. And I'm glad that I did. Let's learn about these monsters

What do you think?  It's a cute idea:  Why not use fiction and the techniques of documentaries to build the case for dragons?

it's a very clever technique.   I'm glad that I listened to my student who insisted that I should watch this video.

there are strange creatures out there....

some of them have ropes that they use to lassoo their prey

other animals can change color

there are strange objects in the sky

what could have happened after a major meteor hit the Earth?

What could a dragon do to survive the catastrophic event?

remarkable trickery

I like the artistry

look at the shape in the lower part of the river, around the middle of the screen

I hope you will watch it, too.

One of my students told me to watch this... it's cute and surprisingly well-done.

Steve suggests that you suspend judgment and enjoy the clever use of media.

Make a difference and increase the hits to this series of videos... Let's bring hits to Esraa (686 hits in Feb 2014) and make this a million views by 2020

Four clicks for The European Leadership Course, a rant about Hashtags and a new blog about Trials (created by one of my Hungarian students) .... many clicks and requests for Feb. 2014


You might follow this blog to find out "what is next to click on."  Well, here is a start:
This is a request...    it is meant to help a friend who has started a school program in France...
If you have not yet clicked, please click
Please hit LIKE

Please visit the youtube channel
please click on some videos
like like like
leave a comment
Please click here

In particular, please click on this link and describe in a comment your thoughts about the seven skills needed in the Global Economy

and then hit the TWITTER  link  FOLLOW, LEAVE A MESSAGE, Post a photo

and the website    Please check the course dates and please think about someone who is available during those dates.

Then you can read this blog and decide whether or not to start blogging about a topic....

Here is the link

I hope you are inspired to make some comments.

This is what I did when I saw the "rant"... I posted this comment

I made the first google + and
Like on Facebook for this blog post.

YOU CAN ALSO GO to see this new blog about trials in history

Here's the link to his TRIALS blog.  please click on it.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Capture a Story: Find an older person, record an important event in that person's life, and spread the lesson that you learned from that story.

Here's the story that I learned from Dave Deppner

Dave was working at a desk in Philippines for Peace Corps. His 9-to-5 job was pushing papers, so at 5:01 pm he got on a moped or a truck and drove into the mountains. He talked to farmers well into the night and returned to the same village each day for a week and had persuaded dozens of farmers to create fence lines around their land ….

He talks about Manila in the video.
At minute 3 pm, in the video...

Click here
He talks about pigs and gallus gallus (an ancestor of the chicken)…. and the essence of his program. It was the after-work volunteering that he did while in Manila that inspired me. He didn't stop with his desk job. He found his life work and his life's creation (he later set up a non-profit organization) by doing service.
This is my attempt to post a comment.  Who will join me?

In essence, in this video he is a farmer. He's a farmer who uses the gift of gab, the sustained use of non-sales persuading (described by Dan Pink in To Sell is Human) and he is moving forward. Dave Deppner used words to motivate others. He told stories. He moved me and touched my heart and I'm crying now (as I write these words) because I have done so little to continue his work. I hope by writing this email to you, Dennis, Matt, Omar, Leslie, Jaime, Jen, Stephanie, Mrs. Q. and other teachers, that you will be moved to click on the video and share the video with your students... and perhaps to encourage your students to sit with an older person and find the Dave Deppner inside the older person. There are stories that are waiting to be told.

I clicked and commented.  How about you?
I'm very lucky to know... to have met Dave and I hope this message can touch the minds of teenagers and move them to click on the video. Subscribe. Click, LIKE and leave a comment. Today there are fewer than 1200 views of his video.

Let's increase that number. Get into your Youtube account and Hit Subscribe.  Hit Link and Hit Comment.

Thank you.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Your click can add some impact to these videos and presentations. Take a moment to increase your Net Impact

Here is a link to a presentation I created for GlobalEdConference this November:

What is your next click going to be?
What is your next "LIKE"?

Where could you put your consciousness and where could you direct others to look?

What are you doing to curate your collection of "important stuff"?


Go ahead, click here and then share it with others.

1.  Post the link in your Facebook STATUS page
2.  Send a twitter announcement.  Invite others to visit this page.
3.  Take photo or snapshot of the presentation page and share it with friends on Facebook and elsewhere.
Thank you for increasing Your Net Impact



Visit Dan Pink's vimeo channel and LIKE these videos (the successors to the Elevator Pitch)