Self Development through Technology
  Learning in the 21st Century through Podcasts, RSS, Twitter, LinkedIn,
             ...
Self Development through Technology

•       About Me
•       SD through History
•       SD over the Last 200 Years
•     ...
Mergen Chuluun (1/2)

•       Read/watched/listened to 100’s or 1000’s of
        books, articles, talks, videos, etc
    ...
Mergen Chuluun (2/2)

•       Founded WebGuru in 2008
    •      1st Mongolian company to provide SEO services,
          ...
Self Development - Traditionally

•       Ancient forms:
    –      Apprenticeship
    –      Oral storytelling
    –     ...
Self Development – Last 200 Years

•   Books, newspapers, magazines
•   Events, conferences
•   Schools, universities,
•  ...
New Methods, New Technologies

•       Benefits
    –      FREE
    –      Anytime, anywhere
    –      Advices/lessons fr...
Podcast
•       Benefits
    –      Any topic you wish
    –      Audio & video
    –      Download & listen/watch any tim...
iTunes Screenshot (podcasts)
•   Download iTunes from http://apple.com
•   Subscribe to podcasts from iTunes Store (see be...
RSS

•       Benefits
    –      Save time & stay up-to-date from your favorite news sources online
    –      Don’t have ...
Google Reader (RSS)
Twitter - What is it?

•       Micro-blogging platform?
    –      Less than 140 characters. What?!?
    –      Normal blo...
Twitter - How do I start tweeting?
•   Sign up at twitter.com
Social Networking Sites: LinkedIn…

•       Social Networking Sites
    –        Examples: LinkedIn, Facebook, Xing, Bizne...
LinkedIn
•   Groups page in LinkedIn (must have account at linkedin.com)
Search Engines

•       Find Anything with Search Engines
    –        Best search engine in the world: Google
    –      ...
New Techniques, Old Technologies

•       Books
    –      Amazon.com reviews
    –      What book is actually the best fo...
Thank you for your time!
Questions/comments?
1. How do you learn & develop yourself today?
2. Did you learn anything new? ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Self Development through Technology - Personal Growth & Learning in the 21st Century - RSS, Podcasts, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, iPhone, iTunes...

3,027
-1

Published on

Personal development in the 21st century! Learn how to learn & grow using latest technology. Topics include, RSS feeds, Google Reader, audio/video podcasts, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, Twitter, LinkedIn, search engines, Google, etc

These slides are from a presentation I gave to the Executives at one of the largest companies in Mongolia. Hopefully, you will find something of value.

Published in: Career
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,027
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
50
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Self Development through Technology - Personal Growth & Learning in the 21st Century - RSS, Podcasts, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, iPhone, iTunes...

  1. 1. Self Development through Technology Learning in the 21st Century through Podcasts, RSS, Twitter, LinkedIn, (Google) Search, & more Prepared by: Mergen Chuluun Founder, WebGuru Co Ltd Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2010-04-20
  2. 2. Self Development through Technology • About Me • SD through History • SD over the Last 200 Years • SD 2010: New Techniques, New Technologies – Audio/Podcasts, RSS, Twitter, LinkedIn, (Google) search • SD 2010: New Techniques, Old Technologies – Books: Amazon – Lectures, Lessons: SlideShare, WebEx, Online Seminars
  3. 3. Mergen Chuluun (1/2) • Read/watched/listened to 100’s or 1000’s of books, articles, talks, videos, etc • For 7-8 years, only read motivational self-help books • Sales position in 1999 started self development • Colorado State University • Graduated 2002 w Info Systems • Graduated again 2003 w Finance & Entrep. • Management Club Co-founder, CIS Club President, Business College Council, Dean’s List… • 16+ years of work experience • Started as newspaper boy at age 14 • Fields: Corporate Finance, Marketing, Pricing, Sales, Market Research, Business Development, • Industries: Distribution, Manufacturing, Technology
  4. 4. Mergen Chuluun (2/2) • Founded WebGuru in 2008 • 1st Mongolian company to provide SEO services, which essentially helps companies get found online (helps w sales leads & potential biz partners) • Services: web design, search engine optimization (SEO), usability, web development, email marketing, social media, etc • My blogs (2009) • Internet Marketing Blog: webguru-co.com/blog • Personal: mergenchuluun.com • MBB: MongoliaBusinessBlog.com • Mongolia Business Podcast (2009) • Mongolia’s first & only podcast, searchable on iTunes/iPod/etc MongoliaBusinessBlog.com/podcast
  5. 5. Self Development - Traditionally • Ancient forms: – Apprenticeship – Oral storytelling – Written/drawn: ex: cave paintings
  6. 6. Self Development – Last 200 Years • Books, newspapers, magazines • Events, conferences • Schools, universities, • Training • …
  7. 7. New Methods, New Technologies • Benefits – FREE – Anytime, anywhere – Advices/lessons from the best!! • Podcast – Watch/listen to news/lessons on PC/iPhone/etc • RSS – Subscribe to favorite news websites & blogs • LinkedIn, Facebook, XING, Biznetwork – Join groups & discuss career/industry topics
  8. 8. Podcast • Benefits – Any topic you wish – Audio & video – Download & listen/watch any time • Find & subscribe to podcasts via – iTunes, Zune, Juice, Winamp, – Search on Google “business podcast” or “best video podcast” • Some sample podcasts – TED Talks video – revolutionary new ideas – Manager Tools – Business Success Tips – Wall Street Journal Small Business – Harvard Business Review IdeaCast – Mongolia Business podcast
  9. 9. iTunes Screenshot (podcasts) • Download iTunes from http://apple.com • Subscribe to podcasts from iTunes Store (see below)
  10. 10. RSS • Benefits – Save time & stay up-to-date from your favorite news sources online – Don’t have to visit all these different websites; websites come to you – Quickly scan & only read your favorite topics • Tools – Google Reader, News Gator, • Recommended Reads/Subscriptions – McKinsey Quarterly Reports – Forbes Managing Leadership – BusinessWeek
  11. 11. Google Reader (RSS)
  12. 12. Twitter - What is it? • Micro-blogging platform? – Less than 140 characters. What?!? – Normal blog post is about 500-1000 characters • Completely new communications platform? – Well, it’s not exactly blogging, nor texting, nor just status updating… Soooo… • Twitter is used for: – Sharing thoughts and links to articles, videos, photos – Reading trending topics – Marketing products/services – Follow world leaders – read what they think & articles that they find interesting
  13. 13. Twitter - How do I start tweeting? • Sign up at twitter.com
  14. 14. Social Networking Sites: LinkedIn… • Social Networking Sites – Examples: LinkedIn, Facebook, Xing, Biznetwork, etc – Join, collaborate, discuss, share – Professional sites are good for connecting & sharing ideas with other professionals • LinkedIn – Become “friends” with other professionals – Join various groups • University Alumni • Sales, Marketing, Finance, Pricing, etc • Share knowledge, ask questions, answer questions, possibly collaborate…
  15. 15. LinkedIn • Groups page in LinkedIn (must have account at linkedin.com)
  16. 16. Search Engines • Find Anything with Search Engines – Best search engine in the world: Google – Other good search engines: Bing, Yahoo, etc • How to find information on anything – Go to google.com or google.mn (or any other search engine) – Type in “how to” + verb + your need • Example 1: “how to” + “improve” + “my English writing” • Search: how to improve my English writing – Type in your need + “guide” or “tutorial” or “instructions” • Example 1: “English writing” + “lessons” • Search: English writing tutorial OR English writing lessons
  17. 17. New Techniques, Old Technologies • Books – Amazon.com reviews – What book is actually the best for me?? • News – Podcasts, RSS… • Courses & training – LiveMocha – Learn English & other languages – OpenCourseWare MIT – free course material – Webinars – many of them FREE • Apprenticeship – Follow blogs, tweets, podcasts, etc of favorite industry/business leaders
  18. 18. Thank you for your time! Questions/comments? 1. How do you learn & develop yourself today? 2. Did you learn anything new? If so, will you be applying this?? WebGuru Co Ltd - Internet Marketing & Web Development Agency 88152200 | info@webguru-co.com | @webguruco
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×