Maven, ninja, or guru. Which one are you?

Attention-grabbing Job Seekers… You know the job market has become increasingly competitive. A standard resume or CV won’t really cut it these days. To stand out, there are ever-more random lengths people will go to in order to secure a job or even get noticed by potential employers. Take a look at some of the bestContinue reading “Maven, ninja, or guru. Which one are you?”

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Freebie fun: Create word clouds with Wordle

Wordle is one of the coolest free toys I’ve seen in a while.  I’ll let author  Jonathan Feinberg‘s  description speak for itself and get out your way so you can read it then start Wordling… Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appearContinue reading “Freebie fun: Create word clouds with Wordle”

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Break the Ice! 10 ideas for warming up the group

Getting to Know You: Icebreaker Ideas The point of networking is to get people past the initial discomfort and to really interact. Here are 10 interesting icebreakers to start off your next meeting session… 1. Story of My Life You have just been given a contract to write your autobiography for a major publishing company.Continue reading “Break the Ice! 10 ideas for warming up the group”

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Sticky Note Mind Maps

Need help solving a dilemma? Want ideas for a better way to do things? Got a new project that needs structure? Try Sticky Note Mind Mapping! Psychologist Tony Buzan developed “Mind Mapping” as a tool for thinking ‘laterally’ – it’s a type of visual brainstorming that’s based on a central idea written in the centerContinue reading “Sticky Note Mind Maps”

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Learning Design That Makes You Shine

Tonight I read an online article that stopped me in my tracks. Rather than try to capture the essence of author Barbara Findlay Schenck’s brilliance by recapitulating it in my own words, I’m just going to re-publish the article. It’s that good. First, I’ll share my 6-word elevator speech with you: “Learning Design That MakesContinue reading “Learning Design That Makes You Shine”

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