It’s a whole new month, new year, new decade. That blank book in front of you that’s 2020 can be overwhelming to make some sense of. That’s why I had Lindsey Rogers do a workshop on Reflecting Forward: Learning from Last Year to Create the Vision for Your Best Year Yet, at my January Learning and … [Read more...] about How to reflect forward
We all know that working together, solving problems innovatively and experiential learning is fun and rewarding for any organization, but have we realized that playing games and using our hands when building pathways, structures, and solutions will create better end products and services? That … [Read more...] about Get with the game, the Makusudi/Purpose game
We have learned to do a lot of things but how to literally make time is not one of them. Time is one of our most precious resources yet we often don’t pay it the attention it deserves. How do you spend your time? How do you rejuvenate? How do you feel about time? I’ve … [Read more...] about Twenty-four little cards to rejuvenate you and your day
Learning lifts. It lifts us out of poverty, ignorance, misunderstanding and narrow world views. Learning lands us in richness, intelligence, understanding and expanded world views. There are lots of ways that learning happens of course, but one of the most accessible ways is by reading. … [Read more...] about Have you read any of these, my top five favourite reads from 2019?
Like I mentioned in my last post, it’s been quite the year. There’s much to gnash our teeth, despair and flail over, but there’s equally much to celebrate, including you dear reader. Now that the celebrations are done, and the chapter turned on another year, it’s time to fill the blank … [Read more...] about My wishes for you and your 2020, one for every month
It’s been quite the year. There’s much to gnash our teeth, despair and flail over, but there’s equally much to celebrate, including you dear reader. The blackbirds are singing in the dead of the night, take these broken wings and learn to fly, all your life you were only waiting for this … [Read more...] about Celebrating you, yes you, with a special gift!
What’s your tolerance for ambiguity? How comfortable are you with not knowing? With operating in that gray fuzzy space of uncertainty? And related to this, how high is your need for closure, your need for certainty, for knowing? Until I’d read Jamie Holmes’ excellent book … [Read more...] about What’s your tolerance for ambiguity? (And why it’s key to know)
My mind is like my Internet browser. I have 19 tabs open, 3 are frozen and I can’t tell where the music is coming from (anonymous). Can you relate? I could too until I found Toby. Toby is a free extension for the Chrome browser that lets you: Group popular URLs you visit and Then … [Read more...] about Is your mind like your browser with 19 tabs open? Here’s relief.
Did you know our brains interpret images 600,000 times faster than text? Yep. Pretty darn fast eh! (Source: Power of visual storytelling by Ekaterina Walter and Jessica Gioglio which was one of my top reads from 2018). Our brains love images. They draw us in, draw us close and open … [Read more...] about How to bring out your inner, creative artist with visual communication skills