I am Unbelievably Excited About Online Education

I want to share with you what I am most excited about, and what I am working on building. Okay, so we are at this AMAZING time in history. A-MAZ-ING. Here’s why:

  1. The web has made it simple and free to share and access information, knowledge, wisdom and inspiration.
  2. Social media has torn down the other barrier – how hard and lonely it is to grow, to reach our potential. With social media, we can interact with others – experts, amateurs, teachers, students, anyone who shares your passion. We can help each other.

Those two things open up the floodgates for us to realize our potential, and to grow as human beings. No matter who you are, where you are, and what you do – you can now follow your passion and expand your universe.

Whether you are a cashier in Oklahoma or doctor in Australia, you can access the knowledge of the world (for free) and interact with others who are passionate about the same things you are. It practically doesn’t matter your social or economic class, or where in the world you live.

This has been germinating in my mind for a long time, and I am working to connect the three things I am passionate about:

  1. Creators
  2. Education
  3. Online media

So I am developing online courses to connect these things, helping creators such as writers learn how to leverage online media to build their brands and careers.

That’s the one I am working on first, and have a laundry list of others that I think would be compelling and helpful to so many folks.

Now, the goal here is not just to ‘impart knowledge.’ The training sessions I am building are not just comprised of sending out modules each week, but to work WITH people to understand their goals and help them get past the many emotional and social barriers in their way.

That last line is the key, and I am always shocked as to why it isn’t talked about often enough. Most of the barriers in our way are EMOTIONAL and SOCIAL. People who are pining for something new are often smart, skilled and focused. Yet… it’s hard to take risk, hard to change how the world defines you, hard to stretch your skills, hard to find the inspiration, and hard to make the time.

That’s why I’m developing some online training courses. Not just to give information, but to work with people. To create a community of helping, of sharing, of growing.

Today is unlike any other time in the history of the world. We have the access to learn, access to teach, and access to come together.


And most importantly: How can I help?