There’s a time to speak & a time to listen, There’s a time to tell your own story & a time to hear others, There’s a time to take a break because you can & a time to take a break because you have to, There’s a time to reflect & a time to act. Today’s a day to … [Read more...] about There’s a time to tell your own story & a time to hear others
I was okay until I wasn’t. As I was rushed to emergency I stared at the ambulance ceiling, scared & confused. I thought I’d had the flu yet a week in intensive care later, I was treated for kidney & blood infections. My blood had become poisoned. Fast forward. I’ve composed this … [Read more...] about I was okay until I wasn’t. Reflections from the intensive care unit.
If you didn't catch all the posts this month simply peruse & click what's below. Here's the Rock.Paper.Scissors' monthly training & development round up for the month of August. 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 August blog post round up
As a training & development expert I laughed out loud when I read this. Some participants LOVE theory - give them sources and concepts, reports & ruminations, inspirations & ideas, as well as books & bibliographies. Some participants LOVE action - give them activities & … [Read more...] about Theory is when you know everything but nothing works
Going on weekend safaris are par for the course living here in Kenya & with it comes learning about African wildlife. I'm borrowing from some of the most amazing animals here & applying it to training & development. Come on a training & development safari with me. Gazelles can … [Read more...] about It's a jungle out there- training & development African style
It's my birthday tomorrow and as tomorrow's not a usual day for posting I thought I'd give you a gift today. Ever since I hit the earth some 4+ decades ago I've not had to wait for Christmas to open gifts so I thought I'd share the bounty with you, my dear blog reader, with you. Thanks for your … [Read more...] about 10 tips for trainers part one: bumblebee butts & booty
Regardless of whether you're a landlocked lubber or a water born baby chances are you know where a boat rudder is. On the bottom of the boat. Right? Not necessarily. For a land crisscrossed with water (in fact 1/4 of it is below sea level), Holland knows a thing or two when it comes to getting … [Read more...] about Where's your rudder? Inspiration for training & development specialists