THE KNOWLEDGE CANVAS
We have all grown up with curriculums. The schools, colleges and even standard researches have nearly cut out parameters. So it be!. Our minds can’t think beyond that. Unfortunately, the world is not that way. The sooner we realize the better we are in this fast changing world; it makes us better equipped professionally & otherwise and we are able to put our stamp with finality.
Herein, comes the concept of the Knowledge Canvas, a canvas you create for yourself and keep improving upon it. The degrees, certifications, the standard researches start to look puny and you surge ahead in life. That the standard knowledge gathering formats have failed, we have all experienced. We have are forced out of dire need to claim the expertise, where nothing of that sort exists in the person. Once in public domain, you realize that are no takers of your ultimate knowledge.
The Knowledge Canvas is not easy to create, its needs a consistent effort to first understand the complexities of the subject, issue / domain, look for the right resources; reading material, videos, field studies, Human Resources et al and weave them carefully at the mental & create a understandable format & present it to the world. This backdrop would enrich your professional competence & help in moving upwards in the professional domain; in public domain writing, professional public speaking, blogging, social talking, mentoring and the like.
Hacks get connected to Hactivism to privacy & confidentiality issues to governance, the legal framework & to technology, further to businesses and the the like. Ideas seamlessly get connected to execution. It may get connected to crowd sourcing. It makes your interdisciplinary and connects you to your purpose, professional and otherwise and to the world beyond. Painting on such a canvas is so easy and so catchy and useful to everybody who gets connected.
THE SELF CREATED KNOWLEDGE CANVAS CAN TRANSFORM YOU FROM A SO CALLED PROFESSIONAL TO A RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL.