Congrats, Startup Pirates!

Dear friends, This quote by Maya Angelou appears often in my Twitter time line: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” While we were together yesterday and in the days leading up to the workshop, this quote… Continue reading Congrats, Startup Pirates!

Inclusion, Intent and Extraordinary Value

It’s workshop season and I’m pulling my resources together trying to design adult learning experiences that create value for participants. When I am in this phase of mapping, planning, sketching and drafting, a number of competing ideas come up for me. I find myself zooming out, then zooming in; attending to the details while keeping… Continue reading Inclusion, Intent and Extraordinary Value

On Becoming Adaptive

When we experience new learning that is exciting and valuable, we are often bubbling over with the desire to share and to envelop others in our heartfelt enthusiasm. I’ve recently returned from exactly that kind of learning experience.  A seminar where I left feeling love and gratitude for everyone in the room, where I had… Continue reading On Becoming Adaptive