Lessons from Robin Sharma

Manner of Speaking

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a symposium at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland led by Robin Sharma , a globally recognized authority on leadership. It was wonderful to sit down with him after the symposium and catch up. They practice.

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12 ways to evaluate speaking gigs for gender bias

The Eloquent Woman

It''s good practice--and says you want the conference to be welcoming to women. As Milstein points out in her article, the tried-and-true methods of recruiting speakers tend to get a lot of early "yes" responses from the usual suspects.

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Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention


These are the laments of the contemporary professoriate, daily confronted with a generation of digital natives whose work practices and patterns of attention appear to be multifocal, multivocal, and driven to distraction. The audience is responsible to attend and remain attentive.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

Speaking Of...

Though CCSS promotes itself as “state led,” in my previous post, I showed that all four major organizations responsible for CCSS from inception for its principal development– the National Governors Association (NGA), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Achieve, and Student Achievement Partners– have received in total $147.9 The statement came at Tuesday''s school board meeting in response to questions from Rob Reiter, who clearly opposed the merger.

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio


It’s good practice to stop for questions throughout your presentation - rather than leaving questions till the end. Tom Collins February 23, 2009 I enjoy doing presentations with live internet access, so I can jump to online examples in response to live questions.