As I finished writing an article about taking action and a report about using your brain at work, I found this fantastic quote from Amy Poehler. Here’s to every day getting a solid kick in the ass to move along NOW.
Learning is learning, which happens in roughly the same way for all of us, though in different contexts and in various venues across our lives. The sooner workplace educators break from their boxes and their lingo, and in many cases help the organisations that employ them unlearn what they’ve so caustically coached them on erroneously for years, the sooner they’ll be seen as true partners in reaching new heights.
Note from Marcia: More than a decade ago, I was editor of an online magazine focused on the promise of learning in the new economy. We addressed learning as the lifeblood of society, a natural process living things did nonstop, bearing
Perhaps the reason only 7% of engineers are women is because rather than persevering, we interpret early failures to mean we need to change our interests to increase the likelihood we’ll succeed. A new book, Rosie Revere, Engineer, can offer girls another way.
When I led education at PeopleSoft a gazillion years ago, I shared with the head of all customer-facing services a copy of Training Magazine‘s annual numbers issue, published each November (now their November/December issue). His response wasn’t about the numbers,
Last night I went to my high school’s 30th reunion. It was wonderful in ways I couldn’t have imagined and showed me that time (and perspective) can heal even wounds once made on tender hearts. 5 short years ago I
My dad, Bob, was the hardest working person I’ve ever known. The son of immigrants, his dad died when my dad was very young. When his much older brother and sister left home, he grew up in the rooms behind