Here's a chance to grab a dose of powerful inspiration in times of need.Make use of this inspiration during tough situations. When we’re held back ... We go further. When we’re not taken seriously … We prove them wrong. When we don’t fit the situation … We change the … [Read more...] about A powerful dose of inspiration for when you need it most
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
Work is usually social, at least some of the time.Work usually involves other people, at least occasionally. And work usually involves working on teams, at some point, if not all the time. Yet most teams, from my history of working with teams in and from more than 125 countries over the past 21 … [Read more...] about A quick primer on how to not suck at team building
I recently had the pleasure of being on a Learning and Development panel organized by Humentum, where I met Clarice Gathura who talked about a will and skill matrix. My ears perked up at the mention of a matrix, as matrixes tend to take complicated information and simplify it without making it … [Read more...] about Where are you on the will and skill matrix?
“Twelve months of guided simplicity.” The title caught my attention. Sign me up! Enter joy, ease and sinking into simplicity. I’m a few months into the Simple Year program now and it’s remarkable in its, well, simplicity and powerfulness. Big change sometimes comes from big … [Read more...] about Here’s how: ease and elegance in simplicity
It was supposed to be a small, quick procedure but something went wrong and I woke up in ICU. I visited the pearly gates - my heart had stopped for 3 full minutes. Spoiler alert – I’m recovering and going to be ticketyboo, just fine. When your life gets turned upside down, it’s a rare … [Read more...] about What I learned from visiting the pearly gates
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
Learning means putting your nose to the grindstone. Learning means aches and pains in places you didn’t know could hurt. Learning means being awkward at best, acutely embarrassed at worst. Right? I feel for you if that’s your history with learning. We can do better! … [Read more...] about Suffering is optional- games for learning