And other reflections from Morocco Everything they say about time away is true. In March I was deeply fortunate to spend two weeks in Morocco with a group of collegeContinue reading “Lessons from a camel”
Category Archives: Adult learning
Learning styles are a myth… and why it matters to nonprofits
There’s so much magic at the intersection of adult learning and nonprofits. We can unlock our teams’ full potential when we look at how to reduce the information dump, tap intoContinue reading “Learning styles are a myth… and why it matters to nonprofits”
Working Across Language and Culture
Early in my career, I taught English and social studies to students whose first languages spanned the globe. We understood that people learn best in their first language. Their secondContinue reading “Working Across Language and Culture”
The power of curiosity
Curiosity is a powerful thing. It motivates people to learn. It inspires the hunt for information, leading to better decisions. It’s been shown to improve performance. A curious mind remembersContinue reading “The power of curiosity”
Nekya’s Two Cents
The Design Learning Spaces for Belonging series invites trainers, consultants, and learning leaders into conversations about strategies to ensure that everyone belongs in our learning spaces.
Do The Work
An invitation to join the Fall Learning Series that starts on September 27 Last month I picked up a new book focused on racial equity. Everything about this book spoke toContinue reading “Do The Work”
A frame helps them listen, think, and take action
When we frame information, we put boundaries around a topic and tell people what to focus on. We do the thinking work so they don’t have to.
The Deconstructed Conference
I have served on the team producing the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good since its inception in 2014. This conference was held in person in Yakima for sixContinue reading “The Deconstructed Conference”
Nonprofit Radio Show: Sunshine for Small Nonprofits
Nancy Bacon and Sarah Brooks co-host the Nonprofit Radio Show, a podcast designed to give small, rural nonprofits regular opportunities to learn and connect on topics that matter.