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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