Tips for facilitators – III

Maybe you are an experienced trainer or facilitator or maybe you are completely new to the topic. I know it can be a difficult and for some even daunting task to facilitate a workshop or session, but there are ways to make it easier. In this series, I want to share some of my tips…

Tips for facilitators – II

Maybe you are an experienced trainer or facilitator or maybe you are completely new to the topic. I know it can be a difficult and for some even daunting task to facilitate a workshop or session, but there are ways to make it easier. In this series, I want to share some of my tips…

YouTube Channel of the Month: Half as Interesting

One of my favorite books of all time is The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss. If you haven’t read it and the first book in the series (The Name of the Wind), and you are into fantasy, I highly recommend to read it. But why do I start this article with a reference to…

Why it can make sense to have a look at future trends no matter your job

The future is uncertain. That fact remains. However, many people try their best to make the future more predictable. When I studied Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship, one of my favorite courses was Technology Management & Foresight. Especially the foresight part was very interesting, because we had to apply it to developments in educational technologies and…

Unexpected leadership

This is a bit of a shameless self-marketing article =)… A couple of days ago, I facilitated a 2-hour-long workshop titled “unexpected leadership”.  I admit that the title is a bit clickbaity. The goal was to attract as many of my colleagues as possible, because this topic benefits from a diverse range of opinions and…

YouTube Channel of the Month: Thoughty2

Each month, I present one of my favorite YouTube channels. This month’s channel is again one of the channels I am subscribed to for quite a while. It might not surprise you that is also has something to do with learning new things. Or well, understanding new things, as without practice there is no learning…

YouTube Channel of the Month: Tim Pool

Fake news. A term which is already annoying to hear. However, it is easy to underestimate the influence our news-intake has on us. If you hear something once, you might not react to it. Hear something several times and you will start to form an opinion. Hear something every single day and the voice from…

Mentioning skills taught in training programs

At the moment, I try to update my LinkedIn profile and one part is to identify your skill set. This is not as easy as it sounds. There are so many different terms and names and sometimes you just don’t know if you really can say that you possess a specific skill or not. That…

Learning: Navigation Help for the Brain

Our brains need structure. Especially when it comes to learning and understanding. One way how to do that is what I wrote about in my short series: How do we learn? What else can we do to help our brains to navigate itself?

Would You Send Your Children to University?

I don’t have kids yet but I know that when I have, I want only the best for them. As we all (hopefully =) ). One of the tasks of being a parent is to make sure to equip our kids and prepare them for the future to be independent and successful members of the…