Orange Round Up!

This week, brought to you (obviously) by the color Orange, has been packed with all sorts of happenings! Have you been enjoying reading from our Orange bloggers this week? Be sure to check them out often, not just when they’re writing about Orange. They have many informative and insightful things to say day in and day out. Orange Tour rolled into the West Coast this week, and moves on to the Northeast in October. For upcoming dates in New Jersey and New York, check out the Orange Tour... Read More

YouLead September Podcast: Story Realing with Michael Haun

Did they pay attention? Did you engage them? It’s something to consider when you are communicating to kids and students. You have a limited amount of time, so it’s important to make the most of it. You may have heard people say, “But it’s not our job to entertain kids.” No, but we are called to teach them, and the word teach means “to cause to learn.” So, how do you make the most of the time you are teaching your kids? Are you constantly evaluating what’s being presented, and coming up with... Read More
Presentation Zen Book Study, Week 3

Presentation Zen Book Study, Week 3

Think simplicity. This week we’ll look at the third piece of Reynolds’ book that explores the design process of a presentation. Simplicity is a key idea found in the Zen arts such as the tea ceremony or haiku. As we explore these chapters, you’ll realize that simplicity doesn’t necessarily mean easy, in fact, it’s hard. While simple solutions are not the easiest to find for the presenter, they’ll be the easiest to use and process for the end user. Amplify the Meaning The use of slides and... Read More

20 New Keys to Social Media Etiquette

While we’ve covered etiquette tips for emails in the past, we recently found this article that covers etiquette tips for several social media outlets like YouTube, blogs, video-chatting and LinkedIn, that we thought Orange Leaders would find helpful. 20 New Keys To Social Media Etiquette by Barry Moltz 1. Always make an appointment to video chat someone. 2. Make sure your surroundings are presentable when video chatting. 3. Resist the temptation to multitask. 4. Do not post a YouTube... Read More

This Week Brought to You by the Color Orange!

This week, September 22 is a big day for Orange. Not only is it during Orange Blogger Week, but it’s also the opening of The Orange Conference registration, and the Orange Tour team is hosting a Meet Me @ Chick-fil-A event in California! Orange Conference 2012 Registration First, Orange Conference registration opens this Thursday, September 22. To celebrate “opening day,” we’ve put together some pretty sweet deals. The Orange Conference is always priced to be a great value, but if you act when... Read More