“We’d rather be rather stuck than screwed.” In other words, we’d rather play it small and keep on keeping on, than change lanes, change course and change direction. Below are the seven tips to handle your dreaded learning curve. Keep reading. This excellent quote is from the incisive, … [Read more...] about Seven tips to handle your dreaded learning curve
Doing things differently as a trainer gets attention
Learning can't happen without attention. Our brains have to be sitting up, ready to absorb, in order to learn. One way of getting our participant's attention is by doing things differently. By doing things creatively. How much have the estimates changed of how much oil is pulsating into the … [Read more...] about Doing things differently as a trainer gets attention
Are you a sieve or a sponge?
We see what we expect to see. The Heath Brothers, in their fantastic book Made to Stick, talk about our minds being like a sieve as opposed to a sponge - that to remember something it has to be big enough, memorable enough, sticky enough to get caught in the sieve. My sieve got stuck when I … [Read more...] about Are you a sieve or a sponge?
Powerful training = powerful learning
When was the last time you learned something powerful in a group setting? I've asked my workshop participants this very question hundreds of times and I can count on one hand the number of times someone relayed an example that took place in a university setting (see my caveat below). Powerful … [Read more...] about Powerful training = powerful learning