We shouldn’t waste the opportunity of online classes. It’s time for a new model of “teaching” and “learning.”

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“Online or In-Class? What do you prefer?”

This question continues to dominate the world of higher education right now.

And the answer? Well, what do you think?

The surveys I have seen over the last couple of weeks appear to send a clear message. In-class teaching is the obvious winner. The vast majority of the students have issues with online classes. And most teachers take a similarly skeptical view.

Student respondents mentioned that they get distracted more easily. …


Some business lessons from the London Marathon 2020

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The London marathon caused a lot of excitement in the running community last week. …


In a digital age, you must build a “character.” Being true to yourself is no longer enough.

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My biggest mistake as a writer?

I concealed parts of my life and focused on the things I thought the crowd wanted to hear.

We are often tempted to write about topics and issues that we imagine our audience will want to read. We come to believe that our own lives are not interesting enough to appeal to a broad audience.

I am a lawyer for a large technology firm and a professor teaching business law and technology. But I used to worry that this was not enough.

So, I hid the parts of “me” that I was sure my audience would not be interested in. Who wants to hear the thoughts of a middle-aged lawyer and law professor? …

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen

Digital Professor • Video Gaming Lawyer • Middle-Aged Ultra Runner • Restaurant Owner —Live ambitious, level up your game & inspire others.

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