What This Blog is About

A long time mentor and friend, Cicely Berry, often says: "all we do comes from our need to survive".

Cis is the Voice Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company. Her profound work and deep appreciation of the human spirit has affected diverse communities all over the world.

Will take you to my current work.

This blog is dedicated to the belief that the overall health of a community or organization is a clear reflection of their ability to communicate.

"Cada cabeza es un mundo" - Cuban proverb

"Every head is a world"

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Heard from a friend at the RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) today, and was reminded of what the author Tom Wolf recently said regarding the current world economy and who we look to for influence.

Wolf said: "Wall Street is like Broadway. Nothing new happens there anymore".

Here's to the people at the RSC who work so hard to carry on the work of theatre. The way Shakespeare was, and is, always current.

Here's to the RSC's willingness to confront the search for truth, humanity and politics.

In today's world, they are a very old company brave enough to work in earnest.


Interesting Article About Facebook Use

I am working with some grad students who make the point that much of what we so urgently here about now regarding networking issues is old news to them.

They wonder "why did it take so long for people to talk about this stuff?"


Published: July 1, 2009

My friend is a popular eighth-grade teacher. She has a Facebook account and has been “friended” by many of her students, who make their pages available to her. Consequently, she has learned a lot about them, including the inevitable under-age drinking and drug use and occasional school-related mischief like cheating on tests or plagiarizing assignments. Must she report any of this to the school, the police or the parents? The school has no policy for dealing with this modern problem. A.S., NEW YORK