No matter how you’re rolling into the holiday season (excited, energized, and invigorated, exhausted, overwhelmed and weary, or somewhere in between) I’ve got your back. Yes, trust me. I have something to offer from the Life Lenses, which aims to bring you happy holidays and gives you a chance to … [Read more...] about Happy holidays from the Life Lenses™
What the F?! Or rather, what the four F’s? You’ve got a workshop to deliver, a course to teach, a presentation to get through. Here’s some handy advice for how to shine bright. Find out what the four F's can do to your learning! F number 1 Find your focus. Instead … [Read more...] about What the (four) Fs?!
Do you need to share ideas, files, images, audio files, videos and more? Need to draw on your colleagues' brains for input into a project but you're looking for a bit more of a creative way to do that (after all, Google docs only go so far)? I’m a HUGE fan of harnessing easy peasy tools … [Read more...] about An easy peasy tool to create and collaborate online
With the ever-increasing pace of life, attention is more scarce than ever these days towards real online engagement, learning and communication. We flip channels, YouTube playlists, Spotify songs, and other online content faster than you can say ‘Zoom, zoom, zoom a zoom.’ … [Read more...] about Easy tech tools to amp up online engagement, learning and communication
Go easy on yourself my friend. For lots of reasons, including how steep our learning curve with tech has been over the past Covid-influenced months. Inhale. Relax. And pat yourself on the back. You’re doing it. You’re juggling the many demands on you, with equal parts … [Read more...] about Customized help for managing the silly, steep tech learning curve thanks to armadillos and more
What do you see when you’re looking at me? It’s a question I sometimes ask during my training workshops. The answers have been funny, poignant, and wildly off base. Someone once said I love hockey and another person said I love to iron. Hard no to both of those (even … [Read more...] about What do you see when you’re looking at me?
If you know me at all you know I am all about learning. Learning in diverse, inclusive, engaging, powerful ways. Learning to unlearn, relearn, and learn for the first time. We’re facing so many incredibly challenging social problems that we need new thinking to overcome. … [Read more...] about Oh the places you’ll … learn
Google Maps can make your life easier. Find out how to keep your hotspots organized and handy. You know that amazing Japanese food store? The one with the great dim sum that is easy to prep on nights you’re too tired to make anything more complicated. You know. It’s the one you … [Read more...] about Finally, get organized with Google Maps
I was driving over the Golden Gate bridge on my way to Stanford University to attend an International Development conference. I’d driven my little car all the way there from Vancouver with my best friend. We’d loaded up my trunk with brochures from local NGO agencies to give away at the … [Read more...] about Three is your lucky charm: see, hear and do via Annie Lennox’s I need a man