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…

YouTube Channel of the Month: Chris Ramsay

Sometimes I want to wonder. That is one of the reasons why I like Harry Potter and other fantasy novels. Magic is always a great source of wonder. It surprises the mind and it leaves me in awe and puzzled. That is why I want to introduce one of my more recent discoveries: Chris Ramsay…

An Idea to Meet the Changing Corporate Training Demands

Corporate training is changing. Sure, there is still a need for system trainings and simulations to convey necessary skills to operate a new system for example. However, more and more employees are used to and ask for self-paced learning nuggets to educate themselves in their own time. An idea to is to use social learning,…

How to learn a new language?

If you like to travel or you are fascinated by different countries and cultures or you just want to be able to communicate with as many people as possible, you might have learned or tried to learn a new language. If you are not a language genius, and I am far from it myself, you…

How do we learn? – Index card method

During the last two days, I wrote about the process of how we learn and what we need and can do to learn in an effective and efficient way. With this entry, I want to conclude this mini-series on how we learn. I want to present you a method, which I’d liked to know earlier,…