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Webcast:  Ethics and Technology: How to Out-Smart Your Smart PhoneWebcast: Ethics and Technology: How to Out-Smart Your Smart Phone

$110.00 (USD)

Technology is always transformative. But the changes it brings aren’t always so good — for us, our colleagues, our clients, our families or our firms.  Our omnipresent personal technology surrounds us with ethical issues: from distracted driving to Netflix binging to online shopping at work.  And that just scratches the surface.

This course focuses on the often-little-noticed ethical challenges of technology — and suggests ways of managing your technology, your time, and your energy to deal with them.

Greg Conderacci, who teaches this course, is no Luddite. He has all the same tech toys you do.  And, as author of Getting UP! Supercharging Your Energy, he has researched and written extensively about their impact.  A BLI Senior Fellow, consultant, and faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, he is a sought-after adviser for personal and corporate change.

Credits: 4
Estimated Length: 4 hour(s)
Valid for: 12 Month(s)

Lessons

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Web Meeting1. Ethics and Technology: How to Out-Smart Your Smart Phone View Schedule

Objectives

Upon completion of this webast, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize ethical challenges of technology
  • List ways technology affects our brain and thinking skills
  • Recognize the difference between meditative thinking and calculative thinking
  • Identify the positive and negative effects of networks
  • Name ways to detox from technology and improve concentration
MAJOR TOPICS
  • Your brain on technology. How our tech addiction is changing the way we think -- for better and for worse -- including a long list of tech-induced mental disorders.
  • Meet the Facebook bully. The profound sea-change in relationships caused by email, texting, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Don’t bother me, I’m multitasking. Why it takes so long for you (and everybody else) to get anything done.
  • Tech temptations. Pick your vice: the Internet just made it easier to give in.
  • Out-smarting your smart phone. And your computer, your TV, your GPS, your tablet, your Facebook page, your video game, your favorite app, and… Some tips and tricks that work.
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
  • Behavioral Ethics (4 Credits)
INSTRUCTOR(S)
  • Greg Conderacci
PREREQUISITES
  • Be a user of smart phones, the internet, tablets, video games, or social media
COURSE LEVEL
  • Basic
LOCATION
  • Online Webcast

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Greg's Biography: 

For more than four decades, Greg Conderacci has been using the magic of communication to help people lead happier, more productive and more rewarding lives.

He is the author of Getting UP! Supercharging Your Personal Energy, which shares his high-energy secrets to accomplish more in less time, reduce stress and achieve work-life balance.

A Senior Fellow with the Business Learning Institute, his training focuses on key success skills like time/personal energy management, ethics, leadership, business development, and effective speaking and writing. He also teaches marketing at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.

As an ultra-long-distance bicycle rider, he has ridden coast-to-coast in 18 days, averaging 150 miles a day. He qualified for Race Across America (the equivalent of qualifying for the Boston Marathon for runners) by riding 500 miles in under 40 hours. He has twice completed the 750-mile Paris-Brest-Paris Randonnee (one of the world’s oldest cycling events).

His firm, Good Ground Consulting LLC, helps professional and financial services companies answer clients’ key questions like: “Why should I trust you?”, “Why should I do business with you?” and “How are you any different from the rest?”.

Greg was Chief Marketing Officer for Alex. Brown (America’s Oldest Investment Bank) responsible for marketing strategy, marketing materials creation and design, and sales force coaching and training. He also was Director of Marketing for Price Waterhouse’s information technology consulting practice in the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-Atlantic Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Prudential’s managed care operations.

Early in his career, as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Greg covered the economy from the paper’s Washington Bureau and the auto industry from Detroit. Later, he created and marketed several innovative programs for the poor of Maryland, including the state’s largest soup kitchen (which hosted the Pope on his visit to Baltimore).

A magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University, he was Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Princetonian; he also holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University. He has completed the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

ness Learning Institute. Ms. Pisano makes her home in Maryland, with her husband and their three children.

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