An Interview with Peter Noteboom, GLP Senior Partner

What’s your favorite axiom, and why? My favorite axiom is “pray for doubt”. The reason why it is my favorite is that it is both counter-intuitive and powerful. It is counter-intuitive because often facilitators avoid or dread doubt, and see it as a negative contribution. This axiom transforms those negative connotations into positive energy. The […]

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The Importance of Written Tasks

Blogger Saba Yassin teaching with GLP Senior Partner, Peter Noteboom, in Amman, Jordan. Why do we have to create a visual of our learning tasks? Can’t we just give out verbal instructions? Why do students need more than that? I can’t begin to count how many times I have heard these questions from my learners […]

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An Interview with Michael Culliton, GLP Partner

This is the third in a series of interviews conducted by Joan Dempsey, GLP's Dialogue Education Community Director, with people who believe deeply in the power of dialogue to influence learning that lasts. Today's interview is with GLP Partner, Michael Culliton. Joan Dempsey (Joan):  What’s your favorite axiom, and why? Michael Culliton (Michael): “The learning […]

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How to Evaluate a Training

Do you ever get emails asking you to spend a few minutes sharing your thoughts about evaluating a training? I do. And I'm always a little torn because I know whoever asks is eager for a few crisp tips. Instead, I grill them with questions! The rest of this short blog post is about questions: […]

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12 Detailed Tips for Wondrous Webinars

Webinars offer a great alternative to holding face-to-face workshops as they save the costs and carbon associated with travel. However, they can easily become a sleep-inducing monologue in which a disembodied voice drones over a hypnotic barrage of never-ending PowerPoint slides. Meanwhile, the participants, their identities hidden by their remote connection, may be tempted to […]

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