The expectation of ‘free’ training courses is an undercurrent in aid agencies. When we make things free are we de-valuing teachers?
From the Blog on Learning
You can’t become a master without shipping. Perhaps the nerves, the fear, and yes even the ‘getting it wrong’ moments, are signals we are on to something
Our lives our full of learning. However, somewhere along the way we cease to see it as learning and start calling them failures and wrapping them in shame.
Whether we are teaching formally, working with a colleague, or being a parent, we have to repeat things. Repetition is a prerequisite of learning.
What is truly unique about your context? Figuring it out is hard. Uniqueness comes in different forms. Find yours and then do the work.
The feedback exchange is not, and should be, a competitive act. Rather it should be generous. Yes it can be scary, but you can still say thank you.
Words matter. Through the words we use, both spoken and written form. We create in-groups and out-groups. We create divides, biases.
To solve complex challenges, we need our unconscious mind to work and it requires time. Busying’ myself with manual labour tasks creates time and space.
Organisations have the opportunity to create spaces for their staff to share with each other, without curation, fostering raw creativity and informal learning.