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…

Be aware of cognitive rigidity

What is cognitive rigidity? The short answer is that cognitive rigidity is when our way of thinking about something or how we see (parts of) the world is fixed and does not change. The long answer is that when we see something for the first time, or we engage with someone for the first time…

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…

How to become a good leader? – III

Part 2 This is my very subjective series on how to become a good leader. Everything I write serves as a reminder for myself and to give you an opportunity to reflect about your own leadership. It is probably good to start with the first part where I speak about the importance of crafting your leadership…

How to become a good leader? – II

This is the second installment of my “How to become a good leader” series. It definitely makes sense to read the first part where I speak about the importance of crafting your leadership vision. In case you didn’t read the first article, I want to stress again that this is my subjective view and I…

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…

How to become a good leader? – I

Let me begin with that what I consider a good leader might differ from your own view and that is totally okay. I even want you to challenge what I write and maybe add how you see it. I am convinced that becoming the best leader one can be is a lifelong process and once…

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?

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,…