28
JUN
2020

It's Official - We're ZOOMED!

I’ve been on three Zoom calls today – which have taken up 2.5 hours of my time. My head hurts, my eyes feel fuzzy, and aside from status updates and content of one kind or another – what was accomplished? In-person meetings tend to energize me (mostly). Online...
11
MAR
2015

3 Ways to Unlearn from Experience…

When I was growing up in Colorado, my dad was a rock climbing instructor and just about every summer/fall weekend would find us up in the Rockies dangling from ropes hundreds of feet above the ground. I still know how to knot the rope around my waist, and if I ever find myself...
13
FEB
2015

6 Ways to use SILENCE in Your Next Meeting & Why You Want To…

I have a brilliant colleague – maybe you do too – who will NOT stop talking. A group of us drove with her from Portland, ME to Boston for an education event, and she proceeded in her 1-way “conversation” for the entire two-hour drive. I kept wondering how she was able...
01
FEB
2015

Love em or Hate em…Games have Impact in Adult Learning

People have interesting reactions to training “games” in the workplace. And interesting varieties of history with them, often predicated on whether or not they have “won” a particular game, and whether games were effectively used as learning tools in their formative years. In the...