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  • People who manage people: Let’s set supervisors up for success

    A free webinar on June 1 from 10am-11pm Pacific on how we can set people who manage people up for greater success The staff turnover that has happened over theContinue reading “People who manage people: Let’s set supervisors up for success”

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  • Just don’t say the “S” word

    Strategy. I said it. In one project, we danced around the word avoiding it valiantly because we didn’t want to scare anyone off. In two other projects, it became clearContinue reading “Just don’t say the “S” word”

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  • Lessons from a camel

    Lessons from a camel

    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”

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  • 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”

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  • Boards ready to serve

    Boards ready to serve

    On any pre-pandemic day, there were board members serving any nonprofit that might benefit from a clearer sense of their role. Two years of Zoom meetings challenged the best runContinue reading “Boards ready to serve”

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  • 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”

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  • The power of curiosity

    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”

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  • Nekya’s Two Cents

    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.

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  • Do The Work

    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”

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  • 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.

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