At the turn of the calendar, let's revisit some posts of this and past Aprils:
- What the Heck is a "Conversation Conductor?": I get asked a lot about my 'job title' – and here's the crux of the answer.
- Epiphanies of Building Online Community: The Apartment Complex: Control is often just perception. The key to building community? A "sense" of ownership often unlocks the gates that separate.
- Turning and Tilling the Soil in Our Mind: There are so many farming and gardening metaphors for learning and cultivating communities of conversation. One of them is preparation of growth talked about in this post.
- ConverStations Manifesto (A Work in Progress): There are probably three or four (12?) items I can add to this by now.
- A Single Click Cleans Up Your Feed Mess (Mass?): Sometimes a quick pruning relieves stress and creates a better signal.
- Design the Classroom Experience, Don't Control It: Again, sometimes offering a "sense" of ownership unlocks many things – including the minds of our students.
- On a Thin Slice: What Are Your Hiding, Hoarding, or Hawking?: Show me who you are, what your know, where you got it, how I can use it.
- I must've been busy doing something else. Lots of posts, but mostly links out and lunches n learns.
- Get Out From Behind the Counter: This is still so much of what I teach. Don't get so cocky that you know your customer — unless you begin to see things from their side of the counter.
- Do You Sound Like Your Blog?: aka "Do You Talk Write?" Here are five sound tips to see if you're hearing it right.
- Dear Average – #$@& Mediocrity: Get Fed Up!
- Have Your Say – It's Important to Somebody: Think out loud. Let others in on your thinking. We all get better because of it.
- What's on your "To Cause" List Today?: Sometimes it's more about 'why' you're doing than 'what' you're doing
- Get in the Routine of Feed Reading: Not just for you, but for your students, your clients, your colleagues — and share what you see!
- Knock the Cubicles Down: Some ideas on using blogs and social media internally to create a better working environment and team work