Project Runway: A Lesson in Adult Learning

Binge watching reality television provides a lot of time between the drama to think about learning. Such was the case when my daughter and I watched a season of ProjectContinue reading “Project Runway: A Lesson in Adult Learning”

Thinking Out Loud: How to Make Conferences into Learning Experiences that Lead to Action

We put a lot into conferences. We spend months lining up speakers with ideas intended to shift our thinking. We curate workshops and plan networking time; we publish conference programsContinue reading “Thinking Out Loud: How to Make Conferences into Learning Experiences that Lead to Action”

Upcoming Train the Trainer Series

At Washington Nonprofits, we are really excited to announce our Spring 2018 “Train the Trainer Series,” which starts April 4, 2018. Sessions will be lead by the amazing Guila MuirContinue reading “Upcoming Train the Trainer Series”

Manipulation or Influence?

  At a recent conference, I introduced the work of Robert Cialdini, author of Influence and Presuasion. We were talking about how to motivate nonprofit board members, and I sharedContinue reading “Manipulation or Influence?”

Habits and House of Cards: How to bring thinking about habits into a New Year

  House of Cards left a legacy in our house, #metoo movement aside. A few episodes into the series, my beloved watched Frank Underwood rowing in the basement of hisContinue reading “Habits and House of Cards: How to bring thinking about habits into a New Year”

Learning • Technology • Design Conference Session – February 1, 2018

I’m absolutely thrilled to be presenting a session in the Learning • Technology • Design™ (LTD) virtual conference from February 1-23, 2018. The Washington Nonprofits learning team took away some greatContinue reading “Learning • Technology • Design Conference Session – February 1, 2018”

Learning ≠ Doing

If you want people to be more financially literate, you invest in financial literacy education, right? So think governments, businesses, and nonprofits worldwide. They spend billions of dollars on financialContinue reading “Learning ≠ Doing”

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