In the absence of an experience one must rely on the experiences of others as a guide post for making decisions. Not knowing what traveling to France really entailed my wife and I listened to friends who made the trip and advised us that the best way to travel is to engage a travel tour company which takes care of all daily activities for the inexperienced traveler.
Using the most recent technology gives you bragging rights. You feel like you’re on top of your peer queue when you’re the one that has the cutting edge tech and can sit in the coffee shop talking about all the new things your new device can do. You can even show off your devices and tell everyone how awesome they are.
Do I think things will improve any time soon? I’m afraid not. While we remain at the cutting edge and on the fast, exciting part of the curve we’ll always be a few steps ahead of what we can actually do well.
Develop an expertise in using all available technology in your class room. This will give you opportunities to use a greater variety of teaching strategies/pedagogues.
Clearly see that technology is seductive and separate out and control the childish reactions to the initial toy aspects of new Technological company. Gratification can be delayed (an adult response) and toys can be both played with and put away.
The next way to sell an unprofitable business is to consider the technology company’s current management. Sure, you were the owner, but have you been running things on a day-to-day basis? There’s a good chance that you had a management team in place, and those managers may want to buy the company from you. Current management can always find venture capital for seed money if necessary.
Marty is a consultant and speaker to the landscaping industry. He helps his clients grow their businesses and better manage profitability. And he relies heavily on Oovoo to help him do this.
Technology is a great tool. It can be used to help us communicate with others. It can give us a sense of safety when we need to discuss complicated issues. But no amount of technology can replace the value of human interaction. We must learn to use technology as an effective tool, but resist the temptation to use it in unhealthy ways.