Four funny change management resources related to ‘Switch – how to change things when change is hard,’ by the Heath brothers

In this month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors’ newsletter I review the Heath brothers book ‘Switch – how to change things when change is hard’.  It’s a keeper.  Check out the blog post where I review the book, see the blog post for resources related to the theme of change &/or keep reading for four funny resources related to the […]

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Training & development learning well January blog post round up

The first month of the new year is about to slip by.  Sit up, take notice & look back before looking forward.  If you didn’t catch all the posts this month simply usher yourself down to the well & click as you wish. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into […]

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It’s IS (not) my job & other reasons (not) TO change (or learn)

I recently wrote a post called It’s not my job & other reasons not to change (or learn).   I thought I’d turn it around for this post.  Won’t you join me? Here are my reasons to change.  My goal is to hit 50.  I’ll add more as time goes on.  What are yours? Feel free […]

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It’s not my job & other reasons not to change (or learn)

I come across a lot of resistant folk in my line of work (training & development).  This graphic, which I found on Doug Ragan’s facebook page, encapsulates resistance perfectly. I call resistance the ‘yes but, no but, rabbit’.  As in: yes, but marketing will never go for it no, we don’t have enough time for […]

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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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Training & development learning well October blog post round up

October has come and gone with goblins galore.  If you didn’t catch all the posts this month simply cast a spell and click below. Here they are – laid out like a well carved pumpkin for your perusing – here’s the Rock.Paper.Scissors’ monthly training & development round up. You’ll find all the blog posts for […]

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Can you sum up resilience in a song? Bella can – listen up.

I had a stroke two years ago, my memory’s not so good. When I get down I simply sing… And with that I was introduced to the remarkable, resilient woman that is Mrs. Bella Kelly. I met Bella while working in a tiny Northern Ontario community where she’s currently living, though she originally hails from […]

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Train the trainer – training & development wise words from Seth Godin

How dare you waste the revolution! says Seth Godin, who is nothing if not evocative and provocative. At a recent event he gave in Seattle I tuned into his thoughts on forward motion. It’s not about finding the right answer, we need to keep moving forward for how to ‘be’ in this revolution, this wave […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – how feather dusters & snow globes can help

‘Tell me a story’ are words to make most people’s blood pressure increase.  Just as North American corporate audiences don’t tend to sing or draw in public, we don’t tend to tell stories either. Or do we? The background story We all tell stories and we tell them all the time.  We just may not […]

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Two types of small intentional acts that lead to success (via Leapzone TV)

Intentional questions are a great guide to managing change and development. Here are some I’ve gleaned from Isabelle Mercier of Leapzone who says small, consistent intentional actions lead to massive results. Isabelle is a pioneer brand builder and performance catalyst. She works with small businesses to amp up their strategy and growth. Not a small […]

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