Paris, attacked again. Bill O’Reilly leaving Fox under allegations of sexual harassment and $13M in payouts. United passenger dragged off an airplane. Where has all the good news gone?? If we can create “fake news”, why can’t we also create “good news”?
Nine years ago today, in the wee hours of the morning, the concept for e-Factor!® was created. When the idea popped into my head and I said a mental “OK, let’s do this”, I had no idea how to create a game or how to deliver workshops. All I knew was that I’d just decided to leave the corporate world for good because of unethical people and situations. I had no earthly idea what was in store for me next. In the beginning, e-Factor!® was just a simple ethics game. It started from a desire to learn from my own experiences and help others avoid the ethical dilemmas I always seemed to find myself dealing with. The game has morphed →
A quick segment in the news last week (June 18) mentioned that Brian Williams is going back to the anchor desk as a “breaking news anchor” on MSNBC. It struck me as odd that a news reporter who embellished the news (his experience on a helicopter in Iraq) would be allowed back on the air, let alone trusted to report breaking news. Who would ever believe what he has to say, especially if the breaking news being reported requires us to take action or move to shelter? Brian Williams’ fall from grace is a direct result of social media. A New York Times article says that twelve years ago soldiers tried to correct Mr. Williams’ story without success. Social media →