Entries by Johann Savalle

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The elearning (r)evolution

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education The lady from Coursera tells you how it is done and what they have learned.   Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education The guy who founded the Khan Academy talks to you about what online video can do for schooling and education.

Rethinking Education – 3 talks to watch

If you are not familiar with these 3 people and their thesis about education, take the time to catch up. Entertaining and well-articulated, they will help you understand where the current education system is falling short. Ken Robinson is more focused on the what – Seth on the why – and Sugata Mitra is looking for […]

A fews things to pay attention to on LinkedIn

#1 – Pay attention to your photo Your profile is 21 times more likely to be viewed if you have a profile photo. That’s also the first thing people will use to get a first understanding of who you are. So, make sure your photo is clean and broadcast the kind of feeling your want – not […]

Beer, Conversation and Bridging the Opinion Gap

We are all different. Color, Race, Religions. Different brands of toothpaste. Different opinions. Lately, having different opinions is starting to turn into a real issue.   Up to a point where people can’t even have a conversation about it. (Arguably, this was always the case, just that now, it seems it is getting harder to just ignore […]

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Constraints, Creativity, Startups, Funding

When options are limited, people produce more solutions  – not less. When people are limited they try to improve and optimise.   The opposite is true. It is known as Parkinson’s Law : “Work expands so as to fill the time available for it’s completion”   Well, seems like what is true for time budget is also […]

Up your LinkedIn skills with 3 talks on LinkedIn Strategy

Paul Copcutt: LinkedIn -Where your sales and marketing meet And also how can piñada and LinkedIn help to sell accounting services…   Become a LinkedIn Search Ninja Spend 3 days to find valuable information on LinkedIn search. Found it.   Social Selling by LinkedIn with LinkedIn This lady kicks ass. Very good video on social […]

LinkedIn – Social Media 101

Everyone knows LinkedIn – yet not everybody use it to its full power (and I totally include myself in this “everybody”). Linkedin has a lot of potential and here are some interesting tips I would suggest you  have a look at. Some history & stats Founded in Dec, 2002 (When Windows XP was still at […]

Art is about creating perspective

Design is about solving problem Art is about creating perspective Both place the human dimension at the center of their craft It is never about the tool or the medium per se It is always about the experience Imagination is the trigger Pulling the trigger take you out of this world Use text – images […]