Episode 308: Context is Key with ideas42

At ideas42, brain and behavioral science are not theoretical or abstract. In this episode, Cassie Taylor, Principal Behavioral Designer, shares how she uses human-centered design to apply and scale behavioral insights in post-secondary education. Cassie highlights how context is key – everything from systemic racism to the seemingly innocuous ‘default’ options can hinder adults in […]

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Episode 307: Cross-Cultural Facilitation Skills with IAF

Professional facilitators bring people together to discover creative solutions and resolve differences in ways that value inclusion while saving time, money and morale. The International Association of Facilitators (IAF) believe that there are some core competencies that hold true no matter where in the world (or on the web) you are. On this episode, we’re […]

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Episode 306: Executive Function’s Critical Role in Adult Learning with LaDonna Pavetti

In adult learning settings, we’ve seen that “sit and get” rarely works to help adults gain the knowledge they need to succeed. To understand what the latest in brain science tells us about why a traditional approach often fails adults, we talk to LaDonna Pavetti, Vice President for Family Income Support Policy at Center on […]

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Episode 305: BONUS – Focus on the Who – 10k Small Businesses

GLP Chief Business Officer Rebecca Hutchins was accepted as a scholar to the 10,000 Small Businesses program through Goldman Sachs and Babson College. Rebecca noticed that Manuel Alexander, National Lead Faculty, facilitated in ways that felt very familiar to our learning-centered approach. In this episode, Manuel shares stories of entrepreneurship, including his own family’s legacy. These […]

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Episode 304: Fertile Ground – Facilitation + Leadership with Andres Marquez-Lara

As a long-time facilitator, improv actor, therapist and social entrepreneur, Andres Marquez-Lara, is in the business of healing. He channels this passion as Founder and CEO of UFacilitate where he helps purpose-driven leaders create spaces for deep connection, collaboration and transformation. In this episode, Andres and Tyler explore some of the key points of effective […]

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Episode 303: The Circle of Trust with Parker J. Palmer

Parker J. Palmer is a celebrated author, activist, and Founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal. Parker created the Circle of Trust® approach after a decade of living and learning at Pendle Hill, a Quaker community and retreat center. The approach is a social technology of time-tested principles and practices to create a safe […]

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Episode 302: Building Equity through Restorative Approaches with Troi Bechet

Troi Bechet founded the Center for Restorative Approaches in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. For Troi, a restorative approach offered an alternative to the culture of punitive justice systems – a way to resolve conflict and build equity through dialogue. Through their creativity, innovation, and a vision of peace at the center, restorative circles and […]

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Episode 301: The Power of Strategic Storytelling with Bill Baker

Bill Baker, Founder and Principal of BB&Co Strategic Storytelling, knows the value of a good story. Whether you’re garnering support in your organization for a new strategic plan or teaching parents about child healthcare, stories help people make meaning that sticks. In this episode, Bill shares key insights on how to pick and tell the […]

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ANNOUNCING: Our GLP Brand Refresh

Last week we closed out the celebration of our 25th anniversary with a reflection on all that we’ve accomplished. As we prepare to enter this next chapter, we are thrilled to unveil a revitalization of our brand. We’re still the same old GLP and our new look will feel familiar – we just had to […]

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BONUS Episode 211: Revolutionizing Learning at a Medical University in Chile

At the end of the violent dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in 1990, Chileans united for a newfound democracy. The short interview you are about to hear picks up at this historic time, when primary care doctors at Chile’s leading medical school called for a revolutionary approach to their own learning, and that of the communities […]

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