Talking About Clip Board Soldiers…

“Do nothing which is of no use.” Miyamoto Musashi (1584 to 1645) Miyamoto Musashi was a famous Japanese soldier-artist of the early Edo (Tokugawa) period (1603 to 1867). He was also known for being a philosopher, writer, and Ronin. His original name was Miyamoto Masana, but he was also known as Shinmen Takezō, Miyamoto Bennosuke… Read More

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Smartphone, Smart Human?

“Technology doesn’t cause intellectual stagnation, but it enables new forms of it if we are complacent. Technology empowers intellectual enrichment and our ability to indulge and act on our curiosity. With a smartphone, for example, you have the sum total of human knowledge in your pocket and can reach practically any person on the planet. What will you do… Read More

Questions & Answers: Easy versus Good!

“Good questions outrank easy answers.” Paul Anthony Samuelson (1915 to 2009) an American economist and the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economic sciences (The Nobel Foundation, 1970). Putting context to this quote, one could state that “Understanding the real situation in any circumstance needs information and insight. These are usually obtained by asking the right… Read More

Linking Knowledge & Judgement with Outputs…

“The best basis for sound judgement is a knowledge of what has been done in the past, and with what results.” Air Vice-Marshal J. C. Slessor (1897 to 1979) Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth Slessor, GCB, DSO, MC, sometimes known as Jack Slessor, was a senior commander in the Royal Air… Read More

Expert … Anyone?

“When no one is an expert, anyone can be.” (Unknown) Expert (Cambridge, 2016) : A person with a high level of knowledge or skill relating to a particular subject or activity: A gardening/medical expert My mother is an expert at dress-making (= she does it very well). Expert (Business Dictionary, 2016): Professional who has acquired knowledge… Read More

Eight Ways to Promote Generative Learning.

Research Paper Title Eight Ways to Promote Generative Learning. Abstract Generative learning involves actively making sense of to-be-learned information by mentally reorganizing and integrating it with one’s prior knowledge, thereby enabling learners to apply what they have learned to new situations. In this article, the researchers present eight learning strategies intended to promote generative learning: summarizing, mapping, drawing,… Read More

Commanders: Leadership & Knowledge…

“To be a successful commander, one must combine the qualities of leadership with a knowledge of his profession. Either without the other is notof much avail.” Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, “Thesis on Command”U.S. Naval War College, 11 September 1926