Technical Communication and Extension 2 results

Our Drive to Connect

We are so pleased to reconnect with you after some technical issues........ One Friday evening recently, I boarded a flight for home after two intense days facilitating a workshop. Two lads, I guessed in their early twenties, were already sitting in the row where my window seat was. I glanced at them, they nodded and stood up to let me in. I thanked them, sat down and their eyes went back to their phones. I assumed by their appearance and body language that we probably didn’t have much in ...

The Myth of the “Quick Fix” (Creating knowledge takes time)

In our work we often find people talking about creating knowledge like it was a commodity.  Something that can be bought or sold.  Something to be transferred from one person to another.  Unfortunately, this is not the case.  When we attend a course, read a book, participate in a webinar, most times, we are only receiving information.  It may come from research, the person’s lived life or a good story. Information cannot just be inhaled and turned into knowledge.  It needs to be ...