Like many of you, I love to read. Last year, I started keeping track of the books I read and shared them with you. I decided to do the same for this year.
So here is my list for 2018.
In 2008, I completed my Certificate in Adult Education. Three years later walked across the stage to receive my M.Ed. in Studies of Lifelong Learning. They opened both my mind and the world to new ways of thinking about learning and teaching. Learning never stops for me. I am committed to lifelong learning and looking back, always have been. I am also a teacher. Sometimes I am training or facilitating in the workplace. Other times I am presenting at a conference or coaching my clients. But I am always teaching. As I work with my clients and continue to grow and learn, I have come to adopt some core beliefs about the work I do. These principles guide my work and my life. I practice what I preach. Here is my Learning (and Teaching) Manifesto:Read More
Over the weekend I moved my office to another larger space in my home. What I love about “moving” is the purging that goes along with it. Gosh, it felt good to get rid of the stuff that I had been hanging on to and was cluttering up everything. Today I am starting a fresh week in a clean, organized space. I must say it does a lot for a clearer ‘headspace’ too. Some of the stuff I was purging were lots of old and outdated printed training material such as handouts and guides. It was a good reminder to update my materials and make them fresh too.Read More
I love reading. Books have been cherished friends ever since my 4th-grade teacher Miss Hinchey introduced me them to me. She would read novels to us by reading us a chapter as a reward for getting our work done and transported us to such places as a ranch near Colorado in the early 1900’s or to the magical factory of Willy Wonka. Every day, I carve out some time to read…Read More
On the weekend I attended BlogJam which is a day-long conference for bloggers. Normally, when I attend such an event, I write about my top takeaways. Although I learned lots, this time I left with a stronger impression of the day. It was amazing to see Bloggers from all over connecting and learning from each other. My A-Ha moment was…Read More