Tag: Collaborative Technology

Get Out Of The Way

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

I have had a mentor for nearly 20 years and, while I moved nearly 1000 miles away from him about two years into our mentoring relationship, we continued. We didn’t do this by flying back and forth; we used collaborative technology. At the time, “collaborative…

The Ah-Ha Moment Accelerated

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

I am a member of the consulting community; I have been for over 10 years. While I started as a Human Resources consultant, I eventually moved into the “Organizational Performance” arena. What this means is I focused on helping my clients improve the performance…

Pedagogy and the Art of Technology

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

Pedagogy…that’s a fun word to say, even if you pronounce it wrong.  It means the art, science or profession of teaching. Webster says you pronounce it “pe-də-ˌgō-jē” unless you’re British. (Let’s face it, if you’re British, you can pronounce pedagogy any…

Total Recall…well, almost

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

These last few months at The Chariot Group have given me some valuable insight into a variety of things. Today, I participated in a discussion regarding decision making and how cost sometimes clouds the real issue, value! Please bear with me while…

Time is Money

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

When I first started on my journey here at The Chariot Group, neither I or the owners knew specifically what I would being doing, what value I could add, etc. Being “comfortable with ambiguity” was required as we figured those things out.…

12 Ways to Successfully Manage the Remote Worker

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

Working remotely is becoming increasingly popular and companies who have mastered “managing” them are enjoying increases to efficiencies and productivity! In addition, they see significant decreases in costs associated with overhead, travel, etc. My previous article, “8 Ways to Support the Remote Worker”…

8 Ways to Support the Remote Worker

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

In today’s wireless world, information can reach many places at once and in real-time. This has a radical impact on the way business is conducted. Given the proper resources, a computer, an Internet connection and access to the company’s internal network,…

We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

From Here to Epiphany with Heather Kinzie

I had the pleasure of attending the Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) conference last week. This conference is typically attended by Technical Directors and Superintendents of the many Alaskan districts and offers sessions regarding technology in the classroom.   The…