To prepare for the staged reading, on Friday, April 29th, I held a workshop with the students, where we discussed having music in the play. One of the students, Myriam (coincidentally, my mother's middle name), offered to look for songs relating to the stories in the script.
One of the most powerful ways to build connection online is with a content strategy that is relatable, and builds trust and community.
We are living in times where we are more accessible than ever before. So in an age where we have access to our friends, families, strangers, celebrities and so on at the touch of a button on a device that fits into the palm of our hand, how are there lonely people?
Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?
I hoped the end of college wouldn't signal the end of college friendships but I knew that life would move on. But I'm happy to say that although our lives are different and our daily interactions have changed, I still call them my best friends, and we still walk through life together.
The thing that is scary for our species is that as we become more and more tethered to each other via technology (that's good), we rely less on our social graces and curiosity to interact with each other at deeper levels (that's bad).