Onboarding is a Dialogue Too

Onboarding is usually the first time someone is truly exposed to an organization. Hopefully, first on the training list are the values, mission and cultural expectations—these will set the foundation for employee conduct, collaboration and work expectations. Onboarding is also the first and best time to engage in dialogue and mutual learning. Curiosity about a […]

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Equipping Educators for Assessment: Tips for Resource Developers

Some years ago, I led a workshop that was based on an outline I had developed and used in previous settings. At earlier events, the activities and script had been well-received, including a humorous anecdote about shoveling snow in my hometown of Chicago that always generated chuckles from the audience. On this particular occasion, I […]

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Co-creating a Personal Finance Program for NYC

THE SITUATION. Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners works to create change in the financial lives of New York City residents. They believe strongly in the need to break people out of inertia and support them to take actions – even small actions – to improve their money management skills and build a healthy personal balance sheet. […]

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A Creative, Collaborative, In-Depth Case Study

THE SITUATION. New Moms had developed an innovative, research-based approach to support young mothers to successfully enter the workplace. They wanted a compelling way to explore and document the struggles and successes of this promising approach. The Annie E. Casey Foundation engaged GLP to craft a comprehensive case study that would be of use to […]

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Building the Capacity of Radio Broadcasters and Partners in Africa

THE SITUATION. A decade ago, Farm Radio International (FRI) asked GLP to support them in the development of a new learning program for staff and volunteers of 25 radio stations across Africa. The aim was to expand and strengthen broadcasts on agriculture and food security issues.   THE JOURNEY.  Based on the success, we collaborated […]

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