We’ve all been there. You’re in a workshop and you’re desperately trying to stay awake. As the instructor drones on and on and on, despite your best efforts, you feel like you’re about to fall into a deep coma. Not anymore you rockstar you The next time you need to design … [Read more...] about Easy peasy activities to make your workshops more interactive Part One
What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? Last week I wrote about how I did some research into aspects of motivation I hadn’t looked at before, including: I wanted some insight to … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love? Part Two
What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? There are some sweet, simple things I love to do but I noticed I wasn’t doing them. Enter some space for some more research on … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love?
We recently celebrated the 100th Learning and Development Roundtable! I can’t quite believe it’s been ten-plus years since a small group gathered to discuss whether there would be a demand for something like this. Well, there was. A demand that is. One hundred Learning … [Read more...] about 100 plus hard-won, key life lessons
Which camp do you fall into? Do you tend to swoon at making lists? You love them, they’re a vital part of keeping your sanity and you’d be lost without them? Or do you avoid them like the plague? You don’t get what the big deal with lists is and you’re certainly not a … [Read more...] about For the lovers of lists AND the not-so-keen list makers
We recently celebrated the 100th Learning and Development Roundtable! As part of that celebration, I curated a beautifully crafted list of 100 plus key life lessons, with input from readers like you. And finally, I fulfilled a decades-long desire – incorporating the magic of a laugh … [Read more...] about I dare you not to laugh with my new laugh track. It’s serious fun.
Why did the chicken cross the road? Who knows, and more importantly it doesn’t matter because the ability to tell jokes is not a requirement for the effective use of humour in today’s workplace. Fun fact. Did you know that Rock.Paper.Scissors Inc. used to host an annual … [Read more...] about Seven reasons to use humour in your workplace
Employee rewards and recognition can easily miss the mark and do the opposite of what was intended. Reward and recognition are often: Case in point: I have a distinct and super cringy memory of an employer giving an employee a bottle of wine in recognition of their efforts …. the same … [Read more...] about Rewards, recognition, and celebration- it’s the 100th Learning and Development Roundtable