Information is flowing faster than ever. We are walking and talking faster than a decade ago. We’re inundated with platforms, blogs, websites, tweets, LinkedIn posts, YouTube videos, online courses, etc. But who has time for learning? The better question is- ‘who doesn’t have time … [Read more...] about Designing a Learning Plan for you and/or your team that rocks
When my kids were little and we visited our good friend Tricia and her kids, one of the first things they’d do was pull out the dress- up bag. Inside that bag were treasures galore. In a mere matter of minutes, one of the kids could be a pirate, while another was a dancer and yet … [Read more...] about Do you have a ‘Try Stuff’ box? Here’s how to get one
If you know me at all you know I am all about learning. Learning in diverse, inclusive, engaging, powerful ways. Learning to unlearn, relearn, and learn for the first time. We’re facing so many incredibly challenging social problems that we need new thinking to overcome. … [Read more...] about Oh the places you’ll … learn
We have learned to do a lot of things but how to literally make time is not one of them. Time is one of our most precious resources yet we often don’t pay it the attention it deserves. How do you spend your time? How do you rejuvenate? How do you feel about time? I’ve … [Read more...] about Twenty-four little cards to rejuvenate you and your day
Learning lifts. It lifts us out of poverty, ignorance, misunderstanding and narrow world views. Learning lands us in richness, intelligence, understanding and expanded world views. There are lots of ways that learning happens of course, but one of the most accessible ways is by reading. … [Read more...] about Have you read any of these, my top five favourite reads from 2019?
What’s your tolerance for ambiguity? How comfortable are you with not knowing? With operating in that gray fuzzy space of uncertainty? And related to this, how high is your need for closure, your need for certainty, for knowing? Until I’d read Jamie Holmes’ excellent book … [Read more...] about What’s your tolerance for ambiguity? (And why it’s key to know)
Have you been called to give a workshop, a presentation, to teach a colleague and/or informally instruct? As a result, are you feeling scared, overwhelmed, nervous, and/or not sure where to start? Don’t worry, I’ve got your back. Designing and delivering workshops can be a hair raising … [Read more...] about How to Create Workshops that Work
Being embarrassed to ask a question can have disastrous consequences. Think sex ed, health issues, politics or any other hot topic. Not feeling free to ask questions can lead to a flood of misinformation and dangerous behaviour that spreads. Years ago, at a drug and alcohol workshop for … [Read more...] about A primer for creating a safe space for sensitive questions