Building phonetic pronunciation into the letter design of a font. Wow! This is a brilliant way to make a complex character set more manageable to learn. Check it out and see if you can find the Super Hero within: http://johnsonbanks.co.uk/thoughtfortheweek/phonetikana/ Thanks to Ian McLean (DJ Epyon) for sharing this creative approach. More interestingContinue reading “Phonetikana – Using visual text to teach Japanese”
Are you in Flow? If you’ve been feeling stuck lately, consider Bruce Lee’s zen-like advice… Thanks to Tim Merriman for reminding me of this cheeky-but-hypnotic display of the teachings of Bruce Lee’s philosophies and teachings.
Once Upon a Time, You Created Change… Storytelling has long been a vehicle for creating a journey of the imagination, a journey in which a transformation happens. In his March 2012 Fast Company article, “Using Great Storytelling To Grow Your Business,” Kaihan Krippendorff writes about how to use effective storytelling to drive change and growth in anContinue reading “Story Spines Can Inspire Change”
Mentor Me… Here’s an easy contest to win! In his article, “Mentoring and On-Boarding: Two Peas in a Pod,” Talent Management’s Frank Kalman makes a compelling case for mentorship as a game-changing onboarding tool. I’m going to take a leap by extending Kalman’s theory, and say that I believe that you (yes, you, dear reader) areContinue reading “5-minute Contest: Mentorship and Onboarding”
Build Organizational Positivity: Run a Story Contest Remember in school when you had to write an essay on “What I did this summer?” This was your teacher’s way of teaching you the art of storytelling. Well, who ever said the storytelling should stop just because we’re all grown up? Everyone Wins Soliciting stories from members ofContinue reading “Create a Contest”