12 Ways to Use Video For Higher Education

12 Ways to Use Video For Higher Education

Networking giant Cisco says that videos will account for 84% of Internet traffic in the United States by 2018. Colleges have to do video well, and college presidents, deans, and provosts are scrambling to address video needs.

4 Secrets to Making Great Videos for Higher Education

4 Secrets to Making Great Videos for Higher Education

As a higher education marketer, development or admissions officer, you probably didn't set out to follow in Steven Spielberg's footsteps but increasingly, higher ed communicators have become filmmakers.

At one time, you produced videos every few years – a signature video for admissions or a campaign launch.

CEO/C-Suite On-Camera Videos: Free Chapter from the book Leadership in Focus

CEO/C-Suite On-Camera Videos: Free Chapter from the book Leadership in Focus

The following is a chapter from Tribe CEO Vern Oakley's recent book, Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best on Camera. It makes the case for leaders to attempt to show their true authentic selves on video (as opposed to what they think others want to see). This excerpt also recounts the story of the King's Speech, about King George VI.

Speak from Your Heart: Connect with Millions—Key Ideas

Forget what you think a leader should look like on camera.

Is Your Glass Half-Full?

Is Your Glass Half-Full?

In his excellent book Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker contends that pessimists are more often right in their predictions, but optimists are more often more fulfilled and productive in life.

Scientific research has come up with a long list of benefits to being optimistic.

Are you a 98-Pound Weakling?

Are you a 98-Pound Weakling?

Does vulnerability equal weakness? The answer is a resounding no. I shared Brene Brown’s TED Talk about vulnerability with my class of graduate-level students at Baruch College back in the fall. Their reaction was priceless. Even though the talk is about eight years old(!), it's a reminder to me that the human characteristics of vulnerability, humility and courage are more essential than ever.