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Improve Communication Skills

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Learn the 21st Century Communication Skills you need to thrive in our hyper-connected digital world.

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Improve Communication Improve Decision Making

Learn the 21st Century Information Processing Skills you need to make better decisions than your competitors.

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Improve Communication Improve Teams

Learn the 21st Century Communication & Information Processing Skills you help you get a diverse group of people to work together.

Media Literacy

Improve Your Media Literacy

Learn the Media Literacy skills you need to be able to tell the difference between Information, Entertainment, and Propaganda.

Communication Foundations

Natural Laws of Communication

Natural Laws of Communication and Information

Foundational thinking about the basic “physics” and “Biology” of Communication and Information. A list and description of the “known-knowns,” the “known-unknowns,” and some discussion of what might be the “unkown-unkowns.”

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Communication and Information Theory

A discussion of the history and current thinking about communication and information. A look at the “best” models of how we can apply the natural laws we are handed.

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Build Your Core Competencies

Learn the reasons why continually building your Core Competencies is a good thing, and learn some of the skills to help you.

Improve Communication Improve Your Life

7 Success Pillars

This short Book describes 7 foundational “Pillars” of success: – Propensity (Talent) – Persistence (Not Giving Up) – Providence (Luck) – Passion (Desire) – Perspiration (Hard Work) – Perspective (Honesty) – Predictability (Trust)

Telecommunications Law

Natural Laws of Communication

Telecommunications Law and the Role of Government

Telecommunications Law and the Role of Government covers the legal and regulatory environment for telecommunications services. This class focuses on Net Neutrality as the vehicle to learn about the development of telecommunications law and policy as it relates to a variety of telecommunications technologies: broadcast spectrum of radio and television, cable and satellite, wireline and cellular telephone, and the Internet. Emphasis is placed on the interconnected nature of the media and the policy rationale and techniques for governmental action

Master the Internet

Natural Laws of Communication

Mastering WordPress Websites

An interactive multimedia guide to Mastering the Internet by Mastering WordPress. The thinking is that by learning to Master WordPress one would have to learn to master the Intenet.
Natural Laws of Communication

5 Information Ages

Understanding what Information is and how to use it is a critical skill if you ever hope to Master the Internet. This book lays out the reason the 21st Century is different than any other time in history by describing the 5 Ages of Information; Story Telling, Cave Paintings, Alphabet, Printing Press, and The Internet. 

Natural Laws of Communication

The Beginners Alphabet of the Internet

And interactive multimedia beginners book of the important terms 21st Century Terms we need to all master. It is intended to be read aloud by a parent to teacher.

Beliefs

The Left is Bad

There's an old story from the early 20th century Russian empire. It goes something like this: A man on the street yells, “Nikolay is a moron!” A police officer hears this, and thinking that the guy is referring to the Tzar, Nicholas II, the cop arrests the man. The...

Money was the main reason for the civil war; not slavery.

the Hillsdale lectures are wrong on this topic. the civil war was really about money and the fact that the south had immense manufacturing capabilities. the south had more money and the ability to continue to make it. the north wanted this. this is the main reason for...

Liberals are “Leftist Thugs.”

Ann Coulter argues that “Leftist Thugs” exist to suppress conservative college students. This an example of “Indoctrination” by “conservatives” to conservative thought, as Coulter puts it, “The principles that make America Great.”

Ptah Hotep Wrote About Being Polite

Ptah Hotep Wrote About Being Polite

Egyptian sage Ptah Hotep wrote about being Polite around 2000 BCE. He wrote a guidebook for enhancing interpersonal communication skills. Ptah Hotep encouraged people to be truthful, kind, and tolerant in their communication. He urged active listening and emphasized mindfulness in word choice, noting that “good words are more difficult to find than emeralds.”

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https://libertarianchristians.com/2024/01/16/guest-post-living-the-truth-or-living-the-lie/ https://techliberation.com/2011/07/21/marshall-mcluhan-at-100-excerpts-from-his-playboy-interview/ https://websites.umich.edu/~lsarth/filecabinet/PlatoOnWriting.html Plato’s...

Educational Blockchain

Educational Blockchain

Just as a “Cryptocurrency” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital financial transactions.  An “Educational” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital educational transactions. Trust is needed since digital transactions are not reality; they just represent reality.  Trusting that the transaction represents what it suggests it represents is critical for educational valuation. It helps the learning answer the question, Will this learning help me? Updated Feb. 7, 2024

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

The ritual model of communication is a communications theory proposed by James W. Carey.

A ritual view of communication holds that we communicate not just to pass information, but more importantly, as a way to connect with others in order to maintain our communities. Updated Sept 2023.

12 Lessons From Some Great Presentators

Embrace the Anxiety A fear of public speaking is not just common; it is innate. Our ancestors had to be accepted into social groups in order to survive, instead of standing out and being alone (and then possibly being a predator’s dinner!). We have to acknowledge our...