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Innovation, Revolution and Tradition
Lisa Colton, Chief Learning Officer at See3 Communications, founder and president of Darim Online
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Lisa Colton argues Jewish leaders should look at Jewish tradition to see how we can and should evolve as the Jewish community stands at the precipice of a monumental revolution in communication and connection.
Themes: Leadership  Technology  Judaism  Community  
DATE POSTED:  04-17-2013 MORE ABOUT THE TALK

Innovations lead to revolutions; they change the patterns of our lives and, in doing so, challenge tradition. From the invention of fire to the evolving algorithm in a Facebook feed, every moment of change has ripples which impact the landscape of our community. Lisa Colton reminds us that we live in a world of extraordinary, fast-paced change, and the Jewish world needs to ask itself: what are we going to do as Jewish leaders at this moment of change?
 

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Lisa Colton argues Jewish leaders should look at Jewish tradition to see how we can and should evolve as the Jewish community stands at the precipice of a monumental revolution in communication and connection.
ABOUT THE TALK

Innovations lead to revolutions; they change the patterns of our lives and, in doing so, challenge tradition. From the invention of fire to the evolving algorithm in a Facebook feed, every moment of change has ripples which impact the landscape of our community. Lisa Colton reminds us that we live in a world of extraordinary, fast-paced change, and the Jewish world needs to ask itself: what are we going to do as Jewish leaders at this moment of change?
 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Lisa Colton is the Chief Learning Officer at See3 Communications, and the founder and president of Darim Online.  Lisa has devoted much of her work to helping Jewish organizations understand the current communications revolution, and align their work for success in the connected age.  Born and raised in Seattle and a graduate of Stanford University, Lisa grew up steeped in digital culture, and considers herself a representative of her generation.  She lives in Seattle, WA.

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Lisa Colton is the Chief Learning Officer at See3 Communications, and the founder and president of Darim Online.  Lisa has devoted much of her work to helping Jewish organizations understand the current communications revolution, and align their work for success in the connected age.  Born and raised in Seattle and a graduate of Stanford University, Lisa grew up steeped in digital culture, and considers herself a representative of her generation.  She lives in Seattle, WA.

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Discussion questions:

What is one innovation that has had a profound impact on your life? Why was it so influential?
In his influential book on the internet revolution, “Here Comes Everybody,” Clay Shirky writes, “Our social tools are not an improvement to modern society, they are a challenge to it.” In what way do social networking tools challenge and empower modern Jewish society? How might Jewish life evolve in response?

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