How many of these sound familiar? You lack faith in the skill levels of your colleague(s) and/or you fear they lack faith in yours.In your workplace information is hoarded and not openly shared.You often feel let down because people don’t keep their word.Giving and sharing is a one-way street and … [Read more...] about Ten top criteria for team trust; how many do you have?
The family favourite cornbread recipe is dog eared and not a little stained. It’s passed through many kitchens in a couple of countries. Now I’d brought it to Kenya. And it was the reason I was standing dazed and not a little confused in an endless aisle of flours, searching for … [Read more...] about Four tools of intercultural living (maise meal included)
This month marks 20 years of me being self-employed. Can you believe it?! I’ve got so many reasons to celebrate, not the least of which is you dear reader. So let’s look back on 20 years & get the party started. All month you’ll see extra goodies, gifts & great resources. The same year I … [Read more...] about 20 years of Learning & Development; Rachel’s haircut, Google & me
Remember that time when your mom or dad or caregiver stood with a ruler between your nose & theirs? You know, that time they said ‘this is how far apart you stand in social conversation.’ Nope? No memory of that? Of course not. You implicitly learned how far apart to stand when talking to … [Read more...] about Remember when you stood with a ruler between your nose & theirs? How culture influences teaching.
Love love love this. Diversity & Inclusion – Love Has No Labels … [Read more...] about Watch how these skeletons bring out biases
If you didn't catch all the posts last month simply peruse & click what's below. Here's the Rock.Paper.Scissors' monthly training & development round up for the month of December. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small … [Read more...] about Training & development learning well December blog post round up
It doesn't get much better than this in terms of respecting diversity & cross-cultural education. The view from our individual eyeballs is skewed. We see what we want to see, which influences our thoughts, feelings & behaviours. To be thoroughly, completely welcomed & accepted is to … [Read more...] about Diversity & cross-cultural education wrapped up in a sign
I recently wrote about an example of what not to do if you want your learners to feel included and your content to be accessible. It had to do with differentiated learning and not being told upfront what that meant. Harumph! (e.g. I'm tired, it's the end of a long day and you, the presenter, have … [Read more...] about Learning about learning with tuiles