Finding inspiration for reading for the love & learning of it

Welcome to my office.  That’s Galito (my kid’s cat) keeping guard of my library. My love of books often has me salivating over & buying books faster than I can read them.  So based on my annual to do, to done, to’odle, I sought inspiration for getting the printed matter into my gray matter. I […]

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Training & development learning well June blog post round up

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 June. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development […]

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The Really Good Learning Bookshop- resources for experiential, brain-based trainers

I came across the Really Good Learning Bookshop, who are based in London, a while back & have been meaning to write about them since. Here’s how they describe themselves: “We believe strongly in training which is brain-friendly, student-centred and experiential. Only by involving students actively in the learning process can the neural pathways of […]

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Training & development learning well May blog post round up

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 May. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development […]

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When it comes to learning, our brains love rhythm – watch!

Remember those late night TV commercials that put their phone number to a sing songy little jingle (& said sing songy jingle then gets stuck in your head)? The writers know something good trainers should know. Our brains not only like rhythm – they LOVE rhythm.  Put something to a jingle & it’s ever so […]

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Training & development learning well November blog post round up

November has wrapped her winds around the last of the leaves, making way for December and all its celebrations.  If you didn’t catch all the posts this month simply blow through the list below and click as you wish. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: funny resources related to John Medina’s Brain Rules book

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is a review of John Medina’s wonderful Brain Rules book, where he talks about what our world could be like if our businesses & boardrooms matched how our brains work (instead of going against the gray matter). Check out the entire e-newsletter here and/or see below for some funny resources related […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: resources for matching how our brains work with how business & boardrooms could work

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is a review of John Medina’s wonderful Brain Rules book.  John does a great job of inspiring us to rethink cubicles and classrooms. Check out the entire e-newsletter here and/or see below for resources related to how to have our boardrooms and businesses working in sync with how our brains actually […]

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Are you ‘Educating for a Change?’

Educating for a change is one of my all time favourite books.  It’s a lovely blend of: 1.    Explaining what popular education is and why it’s important 2.    Example activities that you can use to effect change As a learning and development specialist do you know what your pedagogy is? Pedagogy technically means the teaching […]

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We find what we’re looking for

Attention: if you are a monk, currently in a sensory deprivation chamber or on a deserted island there’s no need to read this post.  Really.  Please go back to what you were doing. If none of the above apply to you please read on. Our brains aren’t sponges they’re sieves. Unless you fall into one […]

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