When Did You First Realize You Were a Designer?

“When did you first realize you were a designer?” Earlier on this Tuesday night, several friends in the Chicago area got together for pizza and wine and beer (maybe some whiskey, too) and sat around a table at the Coop and we bounced this question around the table. We each sketched a picture to describe […]

Reflecting on 2011 – Making Awesome Happen

2011 is about to wrap-up, and when I look back on the fullness of life that happened in this small period of time (and especially looking back at my reflection of 2010), I wonder how much bigger things can get… because 2012 is already shaping up to be monumental and I wonder how I will […]

Steer into the Fear

I’ve had a remarkable couple of weeks starting with DevLearn 2011. I’ve had the opportunity to dwell at length with my heroes in the eLearning community. The response from hundreds of attendees at DevLearn to the causes I’ve championed, namely the revolution needed in learning technologies, has been humbling and validating as it became clear […]

Takeaways from #SketchCamp Chicago

Earlier last week, I found out that there was a SketchCamp hitting Chicago. It was $25 for the day at a local design shop, GravityTank, and it was a good investment of my time (and money). I chase after opportunities to draw and use other tools in the toolbelt after a very good (but very […]

Getting the Word(s) Out

This week, with much thanks to Tony Karrer (@tonykarrer), this blog began being featured in eLearningLearning, which is pretty much the biggest aggregator of eLearning-related blogs (and wow, there are a lot of them now). Of course, eLL focuses on more than straight-up eLearning, which is good because as casual readers would guess I’m blogging […]