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Life’s a Game. So is Learning.

November 1, 2015

Fun and games in the workplace

I recently went to a really great workshop on Gamification with Jamie Jewer, a lead instructional designer with Innovatia. Gamification means building a learning activity for the classroom or online against time or …

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Any Love at Work?

January 10, 2013

This week I am teaching three classes of MBA students at the University of New Brunswick. We are working with Kolb’s learning styles model (see Monday’s blog), determining how we learn, seeing what other styles frustrate us, …

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A Giggle and Smile Break

January 8, 2013

Laughter matters. It builds your immune system, lowers your blood pressure, and makes life better overall. Here is a great article from Laughter Yoga International that gives you 10 reasons why laughing is good for you.

We all need …

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Jumpstart Your Training

January 4, 2013

In case you still have a case of vacation brain from enjoying a fabulous holiday break and too much chocolate, here are some training resources. …

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Who Here Wants to Listen to Me Talk for the Next 8 Hours?

December 10, 2012

I often begin my training sessions with that question. Sometimes people look at me strangely with half smiles because they are afraid that they are supposed to reply, “Oh me! Me please! I want to listen to you for 8 …

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Business and Life Lessons from Angry Birds

April 24, 2012

The last place I expected to find a life lesson was in a game of Angry Birds on my iPhone. I was taking a break from work, pinging various furious feathered friends in different directions to eliminate these space …

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