Embracing the moments that matter (or what an Irish Ball & imposter syndrome have in common)

  There are so many moments in life that can seem small but upon some quiet reflection you realize they have so much in common. Here are 7 of those moments & experiences that I was able to come up with in a very short period of reflection that all have something very special in […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – 3 funny resources to help you get storytelling

Storytelling is an underused strategic tool for building and maintaining great organizations.  In my last two posts I covered 9 tips to help you get storytelling and three resources to help you get going. Now for three funny resources to tickle your storytelling funny bone: 1.  Listen to how this feisty grandma, a former nurse, […]

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Storytelling as a culture builder – 3 resources to help you get storytelling

Storytelling is a strategic tool for building organizational culture, managing change, teambuilding and more.  In my last post I covered 9 tips to help you get storytelling. Here are three resources to assist you in your storytelling journey: Check out Springboard, the classic book by Stephen Denning, considered the grand-daddy of using storytelling as an […]

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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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10 tips for trainers part two: avoiding hairy, naked guys

This is part two of 10 tips for trainers.  See part one here.  It’s my gift to you the day after my birthday.  I figured as I don’t have to wait until Christmas to open gifts why should you. 6.   Avoid the hairy, naked guy; part A when we’re stressed our brains aren’t primed for […]

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Learning about change & the power of music to rock the world from United Nations ‘Messenger of Truth’ Sara Mitaru©

Imagine being able to write “Messenger of Truth” as a job title on your CV.  That’s what the incomparable Sara Mitaru can claim. What exactly is a messenger of truth?  The United Nation’s Messengers of Truth (MOT) Project has 3 major objectives: to inform youth living in slums and inner cities of the Millennium Development […]

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