wisdom

Get Creative. Your Learners Will Thank You.

January 2, 2013

In early December, I posted / ranted about how I believe there is too much lecturing or presenting being labelled training. If you haven’t already, check it out Who Here Wants to Listen to Me Talk for 8 Hours?

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One Morning with Hot Lemonade

December 22, 2012

I could not see straight.

My life felt like organized chaos, and then any wisp of organized faded. My morning walks had been keeping me going. But it was not enough. I was officially empty.…

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Take a Hike

December 17, 2012

I walk every morning with my friend Dianne and my dogs. It is my exercise and my morning meditation.

Dianne has taught me a lot about the pathways through the woods, as I used to only walk the roadways around …

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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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Are You Helping? Are You Sure?

December 3, 2012

My intention, I thought, was to help. Recently I participated in volunteer meetings. As I listened and gave my opinion, I thought… don’t they realize I can help with that? Sheesh, I thought they’d be grateful for my expertise.

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Woofs of Wisdom for Living

May 9, 2012

My name is Angie. I’m the one with the pretty face. That silly black dog on the right is my brother Lucas. (Trish Manuel made us look so good!) Our mom is Catherine Doucette. She has been working …

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