Master the Internet
Improve Communication Skills
Learn the 21st Century Communication Skills you need to thrive in our hyper-connected digital world.
Improve Communication Improve Decision Making
Learn the 21st Century Information Processing Skills you need to make better decisions than your competitors.
Learn the 21st Century Communication & Information Processing Skills you help you get a diverse group of people to work together.
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.”
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.
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.
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 and the Role of Government
Master the Internet
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.
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.
Christianity is not represented by Christianity. Jesus’ message is non-Statist.
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.”
The effectiveness of the communication is enhanced to the extent that the “intentions” of all the parties are in sync and in harmony.
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.”
In any given communication event, the sender is responsible for the communication effectiveness and achieving the intention of the sender.
Successful Communities are built on Continuous Improvement, Collective Responsibility, and Goal Alignment.
This lesson describes why Successful Communities are “Learning Communities.” And describes why a commitment to continuous improvement, the development of collective responsibility, and focusing on goal alignment are so important in building a successful learning community.
This lesson, “Communication Models- Past and Future” provides the necessary background to help us develop Communication “Best Practices” for our 21st Century Hyper-Connected Digital World. (Updated August 2023)
A lesson describing the evolution of communication models from a one-way linear model of Aristotle and Claude Shannon, to the Interaction and transactional model of Schramm and Berlo, to the new Iterative Fractal Model.
The Double-Helix Communication Model is a new “Fractal” based communication model that sees communication as iterative.
List of bad things Conservatives say about Trump.
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A comprehensive list of all the communications models we use to make better decisions and improve our lives. Updated April 2023.
A discussion of “Learning Organizations” and how to create them.
First-principles thinking is one of the best ways to reverse-engineer complicated problems and unleash creative possibility.
Sometimes called “reasoning from first principles,” the idea is to break down complicated problems into basic elements and then reassemble them from the ground up. It’s one of the best ways to learn to think for yourself, unlock your creative potential, and move from linear to non-linear results.
The presentation of the TIDAL Approach to Decision Making. The TIDAL approach is designed to mitigate the perceptual limitations caused by the way our brain works. Selective perception, confirmation bias, motivated reasoning, and cultural/linguistic biases are real things that affect our decision-making.