I believe in the fast moving Information and Technological Age in which we live the old adage : Feed a man a fish and you feed him for a day, Teach a man to Fish and you feed him for Life has changed to –
Feed a man a Fish and you feed him for a day,
Teach a man to Fish and you feed him for Life.
But if he never goes Fishing he will starve eventually
When we wrote the Grumpy Old Managers’ Guide (note the positioning of the apostrophe) several years ago, we said the best way to adjust and adapt to technology (Social Media in particular) and discover its potential in business was to use it for something you enjoy.
Rather than treat the Computer as something you have to use at work to do Spreadsheets and answer email start to explore what it can do to improve your knowledge of things you enjoy – Wine, Gardening, Music etc etc. We suggested that kind of exploring will open you up to Blogging, Twitter, Facebook etc and give you some appreciation of their use in your business. Continue reading Stop Learning to Fish…Go Fishing now!!