Keith Spiro Communicast: Shanna Tellerman’s MODSY is “business as usual in the new unusual”

The amazing part of this crisis, from a business change standpoint, is to see all executives and senior leaders having to work from home, in a more informal setting, with family interruptions randomly visible via our video linkups. Shanna and her team are way ahead of old line thinkers who are facing this world for the first time. Modsy employees and executives have a high comfort level that family is part of their work life. READ MORE
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The future of retail begins right now

Whether it’s forced closure or currently vacant space, retail is in a tailspin. Overnight the world has learned about live streaming and interactive video chats, yet when the current world health crisis ends, humans will crave real life experiences. How will retail and landlords maximize the new appreciation for physical connection? READ MORE
photo of Ed Ithier by Keith Spiro
COVID-19 in NH: Latest news and updates

Communicast: SNHU right leadership, right timing

Today’s announcement by CEO & President Paul Le Blanc showed that “reimagining campus based learning” had long been in the works and the crisis at hand presented the opportunity to speed up the planned transition. The University has long been a leader in online education with more than 130,000 learners worldwide participating in over 300 accredited undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. READ MORE
Dancing to Cotton eyed Joe & Mr. O
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Communicast: Smyth Road school teachers [Like Mr. O] rock!

Mr. O and I have worked together before but never like this.  I enjoyed Lego club with our family’s second-grader but when remote learning started, I found myself pressed into service as a para-professional by my recently-returned from-retirement teacher/wife.  Seemingly overnight, we transformed our favorite living space into a one-room-schoolhouse to accommodate the kindergartener, second- and fourth-graders ensconced there. READ MORE