Archive for March 2013

The SCN Encourager – Thursday, March 21, 2013

Ready for the Web 4.0? (… wish I could help!) I saw a TED video over the weekend. And I’ll admit that I watched this short video on my laptop during halftime of one of the college basketball games, but I don’t think I missed anything. The TED presenter was from the UK and he…

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The SCN Encourager – Wednesday, March 20, 2013

“Know your audience.” I’ve heard this hundreds of times. If you’ve attended any communication workshops at all, you’ve probably heard more than one speaker haul out his or her best “Moses” impersonation while proclaiming the standard “know your audience” commandment. Whether the actual words were “target your audience” or “direct the focus of your message,”…

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The SCN Encourager – Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ever wonder who influenced marketing guru Seth Godin? Yeah, I know. Probably only a nut like me would puzzle over this, but think about it. Seth Godin is one of the top marketing minds (and personal brands) in the country today. How’d he get to this mountain top? Who helped shape his thinking? Aren’t you…

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The SCN Encourager – Monday, March 18, 2013

March Madness. Buzzer Beaters. Nothing tops this. Got three minutes? Here’s a video that will kickstart your day. (Money back guarantee. Just send some my way first…) It’s the essence of what our schools are all about. And no, I didn’t have a personality transplant. This is a sports related video – and then some.…

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The SCN Encourager – Friday, March 15, 2013

Sent in code. Message received. Got it! After describing 10 presentation “thinkpoints” in the Encourager for the last couple of days, I was wondering how to conclude my commentary about Greg Herbruck’s recent egg industry talk to my Rotary Club. But last night I received this email from Ron Koehler, the Assistant Superintendent for Organizational and…

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The SCN Encourager – Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize Nominated Report Continues (Eggs, Pt 2) I’ve looked it up. According to the Official Pulitzer Prize Website, this is the formal awards nominating process: “The awards are the culmination of a year-long process that begins early in the year with the appointment of 102 distinguished judges who serve on 20 separate juries…

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