The Power of Less

Twice in the last week I heard stories about fewer agenda items leading to better learning and work. The first story was from Jeanette Romkema, GLP Partner. She and Clayton Rowe and Hugh Brewster of World Vision Canada together designed a two-day course on facilitation and they deliberately structured it to allow participants with ample […]

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Reflection: Learning About Learning

A key practice of both Dialogue Education and Deep Structure Living (www.DeepStructureLiving.com) is reflection. This week, I’m asking: Just how important is reflection to learning, development and performance? Why do I ask this? THE PRAGMATIC: I am interested in continuing to deepen learning so that is meaningfully retained, and transferred, in other words people DO […]

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Forget Show and Tell – Showing (not Telling) Strengthens Learning

Creative writers all know what’s sometimes called the first rule of writing:  show, don’t tell. What does this mean? Here, I’ll show you: TELLING Our fundraiser was really successful and fun. We were filled to capacity and exceeded our goals for income. SHOWING I’ve never seen so many people in our auditorium; they were spilling […]

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