“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.” ― Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera Oh how I’m thinking of … [Read more...] about Love (and connection, learning and leaning) in the time of Coronavirus
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
Change. Does the mere mention of the word fill you with dread, make your toes curl and your innards quake? Or are you bolstered by the refreshing and energizing possibilities change brings and you’re more a bring it on kind of person? I work with a lot of clients who are facing … [Read more...] about Change isn’t a four-letter word, but it can be an easy to use quadrant
Imagine that your beloved furry friend keeps escaping from your yard through a gap in the fence. Exasperated and not wanting to lose her again, you’re temporarily flummoxed as you don’t have the time or cash to build a new fence. What’s a person to do? Why add a wooden spoon of course. I … [Read more...] about Ramping up your creativity with a dog, a fence and a spoon
Treasure part one: ‘No way! That can’t possibly be true,’ screamed the refrain in my head. How could I not have known that all these years? I was absolutely gobsmacked and giddy with curiosity. The lowly thing that was causing my brain to explode? You probably have one of them … [Read more...] about A simple hidden treasure life hack (with a nod to Johnny Depp)
Whether you’re a solopreneur, manage a team of many or somewhere in between, given today’s fast paced, changing world, L and D (as in learning and development) is not optional. It’s mandatory. But rest assured, lest that bring to mind awkward memories of struggling to learn in school, L and … [Read more...] about Do you work with humans? Then you need to be into L and D. Here’s why.
I’m a learning junkie. To dive into a book, to be transported to another world where I can surf and learn at leisure, is my idea of bliss. Which is why I have an annual goal to read a minimum of one book a month. I begin each year with giddy anticipation of what I’ll learn and I close … [Read more...] about Have you read any of these, my top five favourites reads from 2018?
Well hello! It’s a new day, a new year. It’s a fresh page, in a new chapter. As this year starts to unfurl I have a mysterious story, with a surprising twist for you that’s been 20 years in the making. See if you can you tell what’s a bit unusualabout it (no worries, I’ll fill you in at the end … [Read more...] about A mysterious story with a twist, 20 years in the making (+ a unique gift)