Like, What Are Whisker Words? Have you ever had to sit through a presentation in which the presenter’s speech pattern is riddled with so many “uhs” and “ums” that you lost focus on the message and started an “um” tally? Not everyone thinks about this habit in the moment, but now that we’ve mentioned it, you’ll no doubt begin to realize that filler phrases such as “like, um, uh, y’know, so, wait” have become colloquially rampant in our culture.
Do you: Get newspaper deliveries? Buy magazines in the checkout aisle? Print photographs? Purchase novels at a bookstore? Fill in a wall calendar at home? Ask for printed receipts?
Some of you might have answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, but chances are many of you almost immediately thought about the digital alternatives to these printed materials. In the world of corporate events, adult learning, and content sustainability, though, we hope to share some impactful strategies and tips about using digital resources versus paper resources (and how to balance the two).
We’ve heard it said that there are three stages to a life well lived: a time to learn, a time to earn, and a time to mentor. And, while we are not giving up on the whole learning and earning thing, we believe that 2019 is our company’s time to start giving back in the form of mentorship.