When sympathy appears noble

Hello, good folks. Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week: 1. More than half the workforce says they need more training to perform better in their current roles. How are companies responding? 2. Many people think that their willpower is set and can’t change. But there are powerful ways to help […]

Trainers in VR Networking Event

Join me this Friday, January 13th, at 14:00 for a virtual networking event in the metaverse. Topic: Trainers in VR: How are we using the metaverse to create immersive learning experiences for our learners? I’ll be using the Engage VR metaverse platform, which is available to users of the Quest 2, Pico, Viva, StreamVR,or PCVR […]

Coach’s Notes #44: How to beat procrastination

I know how it feels to be a procrastinator. I’ve been there, and I’ve woken up with a long list of things to do and nowhere near enough time to get them done. To combat this, I have a few tips for you.

The Gonzo Guide to Emotional Intelligence

I sat in my office, staring at the mega-can of Red Bull in front of me, wondering what the hell “emotional intelligence” even meant. I mean, I knew it had something to do with feelings and stuff, but what was the point? Why do we need to be emotionally intelligent? As I popped the tab […]

Einstein’s Law of Focus

Hello, good folks. Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week: 1. According to a new study, employees now see a vibrant learning & development (L&D) culture as a key part of what makes a company a great place to work in 2022—and beyond. 2. A new studies suggest powerful strategies that […]

Skills Good Leaders Need

Leadership is a complex skill that requires a variety of abilities and qualities. To be a good leader, you need to have a variety of skills that let you communicate well, handle your own emotions and those of others, think strategically, adapt to change, come up with creative solutions, and work with others. The following […]

Final message of 2022: Be kinder to yourself

It’s easy to be hard on ourselves, especially when we’re struggling or facing challenges. But it’s important to remember that we’re all human and we all make mistakes. In 2023, let’s try to be kinder to ourselves. Let’s give ourselves the same grace and compassion that we would extend to a friend or loved one. […]