Good instructional design puts information in an order that makes sense. It taps into the right emotions. It centers what you will see or hear different afterwards.
“It don’t care what it looks like. The content is there.”“I’m not good at graphics. I use PowerPoint templates to create a slidedeck.”“I’m a bullet-point junky. I can’t live withoutContinue reading “The Case for Graphics and Design”
In April 2021, my colleague Margaret Meps Schulte and I released a new nonprofit resource: Disaster Planning for Nonprofits. Sponsored in Washington State by the Non Profit Insurance Program (NPIP),Continue reading “Tools to plan for that next disaster”
Who has time for a strategy? We are so busy working, pushing out programs, or delivering on our mission. A strategy of any kind is a luxury that we justContinue reading “The hard questions a strategy answers”
I recently joined a webinar on an important topic and found myself talking out loud to the very able presenter, who couldn’t hear a word I was saying because ofContinue reading “What? How? Why it matters.”
We explore mental models as a way to help nonprofit people work faster, smarter, and with greater impact.
On Wednesday, we launched a new “Disaster Planning for Nonprofits” curriculum. An emergency planner in attendance ended our session with an unsolicited endorsement: “That was a really good class. YouContinue reading “3 Tips to Produce Memorable Nonprofit Learning”
It may be too late into this pandemic to share this research. It turns out that the shape of a glass can influence how much we drink. Sloped glasses canContinue reading “The shape of a glass can influence how much we drink”
We can create social connection in our online learning and leading if we are intentional in how we do it. Here are 3 ideas for helping people feel seen and connected.