I’m the Queen of suck it up. I can put my nose to the grindstone & buckle down with the best of them. Hours can pass without my noticing my shoulders are aching, my back is sore & I need to go to the bathroom. I work hard, really hard. That's why I need an image like the one on the wall … [Read more...] about Resilience Is About How You Recharge Not How You Endure
When it comes to resilience, which are you – an egg, carrot or a coffee bean?
My friend & I had climbed several of flights of stairs & sandwiched ourselves into high-backed, comfy chairs to listen to the bright minds that had come to speak at TEDx Kilimani, a suburb of Nairobi. Like speaker Sitawa Wafula, award-winning activist & founder of My Mind My … [Read more...] about When it comes to resilience, which are you – an egg, carrot or a coffee bean?
Training & development learning well September blog post round up
September passed in a blur and you missed out on some Rock.Paper.Scissors' blog posts? No worries. Here they are - laid out like a picnic for your perusing - here's the Rock.Paper.Scissors' monthly training & development round up. You'll find all the blog posts for the month of September … [Read more...] about Training & development learning well September blog post round up
When you've had a hard day training, listen to this answering machine message for a laugh
Some days it's hard to remain professional, resilient, supportive, prepared yet spontaneous, calm, centred and understanding as a trainer. Training and development is hard work. It's not for the faint of heart. The following is an school's answering machine message - it's not real, it's a joke. … [Read more...] about When you've had a hard day training, listen to this answering machine message for a laugh
Can you sum up resilience in a song? Bella can – listen up.
I had a stroke two years ago, my memory's not so good. When I get down I simply sing... And with that I was introduced to the remarkable, resilient woman that is Mrs. Bella Kelly. I met Bella while working in a tiny Northern Ontario community where she's currently living, though she originally … [Read more...] about Can you sum up resilience in a song? Bella can – listen up.