3 steps to achieve lift off – training to be a great trainer

‘How do I get started as a trainer?’ is a question I’m often asked (that and, ‘how do I get a job doing training work with the U.N?’). Training to be a great trainer involves three steps: 1.  Be a SME (subject matter expert) – no matter if you’re training people in heart surgery, human […]


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What the canals of Amsterdam have to teach us trainers about self-care

Recently I spent some time in Amsterdam with my friend and colleague Gert Junne of the University of Amsterdam and Network University.  As we dialogued for hours about our mutual work, sharing resources and ideas for collaboration we drove through the country side exploring. The picture above shows the North Sea on the left.  The […]


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