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About drronthomasjr

Dr. Ron Thomas, Jr. heads Thomas Consulting Group, a consortium of professionals in leadership, crisis management, and media relations.

The Tao of Online Learning

(originally published at LinkedIn on April 30, 2020) As has been the case for my colleagues around the world, I have had to move my classes online in the middle of the term. For us here in Florida, public schools … Continue reading

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Distance Learning via 2020 Foresight

(originally pubished at LinkedIn on March 20, 2018) When I first worked in distance learning in the mid-1990s, we mailed out textbooks and workbooks to students who took proctored exams over green screen terminals. I even took some of the … Continue reading

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Here is a DACA deal even Trump could like

Imagine being six years old and uprooted from the only place you’ve ever lived and taken north into a completely alien culture with people you don’t understand who speak with a different accent. Then, imagine being shuttled around from place … Continue reading

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Pro Bowl should stay in Orlando because

Pro Bowl should stay in Orlando because … hypeorlando Hype Orlando NFL CampingWorldStadium #probowl2017 http://ow.ly/8IaS308CcP2

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Big Data key to Trump’s Victory; Identity Politics Replaced by Behaviour Politics

Do you have a customer loyalty card? Are you collecting points at Best Buy or Regal Cinema? Did you know that’s why Trump beat Hillary? It’s your fault. The whole art of political polling hinges on being able to get … Continue reading

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Master Debater Puts Trump vs Hillary in Context

I received an award from the NFL when I was in high school. It was not from the No Fun League … I mean, National Football League … but from the governing body of competitive debate, the National Forensics League. … Continue reading

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Libertarians positioned as party of pot

Libertarians positioned as party of pot and potbellies | Doubting Thomas http://ow.ly/rH70300OVZl hypeorlando Hype Orlando #libertarian

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Hillary still waiting to exhale but Trum

Hillary still waiting to exhale but Trump got his groove back | Doubting Thomas http://ow.ly/4naw8E

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I spent Black Friday shopping for my “s

I spent Black Friday shopping for my “self” (or why my garbage smells better than yours) http://ow.ly/Vh8vU @hypeorlando @HypeORL

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RIP Patrick Macnee: The father figure I

RIP Patrick Macnee: The father figure I needed at the time @hypeorlando @morgfair #JohnSteed #TheAvengers http://ow.ly/P2NKk http://ow.ly/i/bALNR

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