A far reaching, thought provoking insight into why we still need feminism

You may have noticed that when you Google something, Google tries to lend a  hand.  She’ll give you some options, filling in your search for you, to see if one of them is actually what you’re looking for. Of course Google’s suggestions are based on actual searches. That is, Google remembers what people look for […]

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Is it the end of knowing? Here’s 13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

While listening to a recent TED talk via NPR on Unstoppable Learning (do yourself a favour & listen, it’s terrific) Sugatra Mitra talks about how we may be heading into the age of not needing to ‘know’ things.  He recommends we use what he calls S.O.L.E.’s (self-organized learning environments) to surf & learn. It’s got […]

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4 Best Apps for Team Collaboration via Mashable

Check out this Mashable post for the full list of 8 Best Apps for Team Collaboration. Here’s my take on four of them.  Do you have any to add?  Have you used any of the ones below? 1. Dropbox The quintessential app for file-sharing and document collaboration. Through Dropbox, you can share PDFs, files and […]

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Training & development learning well May blog post round up

If you didn’t catch all the posts last 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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Not A Happy Accident: How Google Deliberately Designs Workplace Satisfaction

I love getting updates from Fast Company.  Not heard of them?  Their articles are chock-a-block full of creative, current content.  Like this one.  Check out my summary below &/or click on the link for the full articlie. Not A Happy Accident: How Google Deliberately Designs Workplace Satisfaction “What few in business know is that Google […]

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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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A social media training treasure hunt

Today is the first day of a  new course I’m teaching called ‘Transforming Workplace Learning through Social Media’ and I thought I’d let you in on some of the treasures to be found when you incorporate Social Media into your training and development work. (And yes, Social Media deserves to be capitalized ….. pun intended.) […]

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3 steps to harnessing social media for training. Lights, camera, action!©

In this month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors’ newsletter I look at how we can harness social media for training purposes.  Stay tuned for the next two blog posts where I’ll share some resources related to social media, both serious & tongue in cheek. Read the entire newsletter here or download a hard copy of the article.  Not already receiving […]

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Funny resources for Getting Organized in the Google Era

The latest Rock.Paper.Scissors Inc. e-newsletter reviewed Douglas Merrill’s funky book ‘Getting Organized in the Google Era’.   Here are some resources to help you stay on top (with a giggle even) instead of feeling trapped  by things to do. Take a lighthearted look about getting clear about what’s truly important – as unusual as it may […]

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Getting Organized in the Google Era – or how to ski to Thailand

 My last post described 4 main takeaways from Douglas Merrill’s ‘Organizing in the Age of Google’.  Here are four more, specifically related to his top tip –> Search. If you only keep in your head what you truly need then what do you do with the rest? “Don’t file information search for it,” are […]

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