Maximillian Kaizen

African leadershift: social capitalism

There’s an emerging realisation that the strength of distributed nodal power bases is almost unconquerable. Guerrilla movements, social media and small, focused niches of the Long Tail cause disruption that produces evolutionary economic shifts. Market-making is shifting into the hands of some unlikely new leaders in the quick online world. The butterfly effect of the…

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Evolution and endurance

Sometimes the things we need to learn most aren’t to be found in books, through transplanted wisdom, in lectures or by way of extraordinary mentor … there are some things not even Google can solve. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted…

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Full-contact learning

In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world which no longer exists. — Eric Hoffer Almost all grown-ups living on the planet today were shoved, compressed and packaged through production-line education by well-meaning adults, who knew no better what…

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Whisked away : an oral edventure

Friends thronged around, fine whisky in hand… and a whole lot of learning going on: last night a classic edventure unfolded, in a very civilised fashion. Most grown-ups have gratefully plonked education into a dreary dried-out department in the dusty history section of their lives. Thankful not to have to endure another classroom again. In…

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