From one lean in, learning junkie to another- my top reads from 2017 Part 2

  From one lean in, learning junkie to another, a few posts ago I introduced you to my top 5 books from 2017 & briefly described what I learned & why you should read them too.   I shared books for your funny bone & for your heart. This week I’ll share books about how […]

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The honeymoon’s not over; use my free, easy, peasy worksheet to help plan a wonderful year for yourself

  I’m here to tell you that the honeymoon is not over. The new year honeymoon that is.   You can still drink deeply from the fresh start to the year.   The Heath brothers, in their wonderful new book ‘The Power of Moments’ say ‘we have a hunger for these landmarks in time’ (aka […]

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Take charge of your 2018 with a spa for your mind (without all the goopy stuff)

    –> Did you set some goals for yourself for 2018 that have already crashed & burned? –>  Are you blanching at the thought of even setting some goals? –> Do you feel lost even attempting to think about the kind of year you want?   Have I got something special for you.   I’m offering […]

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Here’s how to plan a fun, fab 2018 for yourself

  Welcome! To the new year that is. Happy 2018.   → Are you finding yourself hard pressed to describe the kind of year YOU want? → Are you having difficulty expressing YOUR vision for 2018 (as opposed to someone else’s)? → Do you groan inwardly at the thought of creating goals only to feel […]

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My top 5 reads & why you should read them too

  I lean into learning.   I am a learning junkie – I soak up learning, I seek out learning & I adore adding to my cadre of tools, tips & techniques that I then get to share with my clients in my training workshops.   My partner will sometimes groan with exasperation that ‘not […]

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An invitation to understand yourself & others waaaayyy better

What if I told you I had the secret sauce to building your personal & professional resilience? To simplifying communication & conflict resolution? To understanding yourself & others waaayyyy better so you can create better connections? We’re connected & disconnected all at the same time Because never in human history have we been so connected. […]

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What do we call non-academic skills

    More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics. But no one agrees on what to call that “stuff”, says a great article from NPR. What do we call non-academic skills?  You know, the ones we all intuitively know are critical but are hard to nail […]

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Using ICTs to enhance teaching & learning

  You may recall that I was the instruction designer for & taught one of the modules of a recent MOOC (massive open online course) on using ICTs to enhance teaching & learning. Spiffy new news – you can get the whole course right here.  Simply click on the links to download the pdfs.  Enjoy! Course […]

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Hidden gems in Google Maps- learn how to scroll through time

Steve Dotto is a tech guru who regularly films easy to understand videos.  I stumbled across his video on hidden gems in Google Maps, like this one… 1. Go to a place where you think Google has mapped by street view (hint: not in Kenya).  I clicked on London & bingo. 2. Click on street […]

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90-year-old Priscilla Sitienei is the oldest primary student in the world

  Check out the following post from Mighty Girl.  To have such a strong, unquenchable thirst for learning is powerful & inspiring.  Check out Priscilla Sitienei, who goes to primary school with her great-great-grandchildren. At Leaders Vision Preparatory School in Ndalat, Kenya, one student stands out from the rest — 90-year-old Priscilla Sitienei! The nonagenarian, who […]

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