Make a SPLASH with Your Message

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. | Mark Twain People have different definitions of success. The dictionary defines it as the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. So, it should come as no surprise that we all mean something different when we discuss the topic. As…

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Three Tools You Can Use to Create Online Courses

Creating online courses is my area of expertise. There are lots of things I don’t know how to do, but I do understand online courses. Therefore, I suffer from the Curse of Knowledge—I don’t know what it’s like to NOT know what I know. When I talk about online courses, I probably make complicated processes…

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What Is Your Message and How Do You Communicate It?

Content is anything that communicates a message to the audience. Anything. | Ian Lurie, CEO, Portent Have you ever had one of those ah-ha moments that caused you to rethink everything? It happens when you take a look at the calories in a fast food meal or when you stumble across a picture from your…

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Flip Your Content; Wow Your Audience

What are three things you can do today to connect with your audience? Many educational institutions have used the flipped classroom approach to bring life back to the educational experience. Rather than the traditional approach of in-class content delivery and out-of-class personal application and discovery, the flipped classroom delivers content outside of instructional time and…

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Three Surprising Things Keynote Can Do

If you’ve been around me for very long, you know I’m a huge fan of Apple’s Keynote presentation software. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Keynote is Apple’s parallel to Microsoft’s PowerPoint. Parallel really isn’t an accurate word to use because PowerPoint simply can’t do a lot of the things Keynote can. I began…

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