I recently came across a story about a new Instagram sensation, whose account turned out to be nothing more than a clever campaign by a Parisian advertising agency to draw attention to how easy it is to miss the signs of, or even encourage, addiction. The account supposedly belonged to a French model, whose photos of … Continue reading Clever campaigns.
Three years and a couple of weeks ago, I wrote something about the stories we tell about ourselves, inspired by two wonderful events that I attended. Recently I was reminded of that post and those events so I thought it was worth revisiting. The essence of the original post (which you can read here) is … Continue reading The stories we tell and the gaps in between.
In December 2014, I went on maternity leave. In October 2015, I relocated with my family to Eastern Europe and as a consequence left the job I had assumed I would return to in some capacity. I set up my business, let it sit idle for a few months as we settled into our new … Continue reading Stepping back, and stepping back in.
Something that struck me at Learning Live earlier this month was how frequently curiosity was mentioned, in terms of being a skill or characteristic that helps L&D professionals to stay relevant, to improve, to learn, to add value. I agree; I think curiosity is a great thing and I believe that asking the right questions … Continue reading Listening.