Question 336 of 365: What are we without deadlines?

The space between the statement of the task and the completion of that task is infinite. It is the one place where all of our fear and hopelessness exists. It is where we doubt ourselves and find ourselves inadequate. It the space that spits out our evenings as the waste …

Question 173 of 365: What should an interview be?

Image via Wikipedia I am on a panel to help choose the next Director of Online Learning at the Colorado Department of Education. The panel itself is an cross-section of interests, from higher education to non-profits to multi-district online programs, each of the people who are interviewing the candidates is looking for something  different. …

Question 118 of 365: When can efforts truly dovetail?

My grandfather didn’t yell. He never really felt the need. His authoritative voice was so awe-inspiring that trying to do anything against his wishes was ill advised. I knew him as the man who built and fixed computers and read every science fiction book in the library (literally, he only …

Question 90 of 365: How can we stop creating knowledge pyramid schemes?

Image via Wikipedia I’m in over my head. I claim to know more than I do. I’m standing on the shoulders of giants, and I don’t even know their names. The current expectation is that I am knowledgeable about everything that is put in front of me. It has been …