Communication and learning

Regular readers of this blog know that I use this space to think out loud. It is where I take shards of a theme that keep surfacing and see howContinue reading “Communication and learning”

The Nonprofit Learning Test Kitchen

We have some new projects brewing at the back of our stove. Our test kitchen is humming with activity as learning experts and technologists come together to try and findContinue reading “The Nonprofit Learning Test Kitchen”

3 Ways to Deliver a Learningful Conference

Conference season is about to be upon us again. Associations are busy testing platforms and scheduling speakers. They are devising ways to create connection, whether through an opening day t-shirtContinue reading “3 Ways to Deliver a Learningful Conference”

What? How? Why it matters.

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.”

3 Tips to Produce Memorable Nonprofit Learning

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”

“The future is something we build in the present.”

Brazilian educator and sociologist Paulo Freire wrote in Pedagogy of Hope: “Through the process of reflection, individuals may become conscious of the realities other than the one into which theyContinue reading ““The future is something we build in the present.””

The Producer Role: Ensuring Online Success

Imagine an in-person workshop. The speaker is setting up materials in the front of the room, organizing her props, and making sure she has her crisp opening ready to drawContinue reading “The Producer Role: Ensuring Online Success”

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