Teachers:  Your Students are your Legacy
Body of Knowledge

Teachers: Your Students are your Legacy

For students in school, it’s graduation time.  Many young students are graduating from one grade to the next and still others are graduating from their high school and taking the next big step on their life’s journey into adulthood.  Of these, some will go directly into the job market; some will join the armed services;…

Scaling and Sustaining Your Education and Training Program
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Scaling and Sustaining Your Education and Training Program

I have been helping companies design and deploy their Operational Excellence (“OpEx”) and Continuous Improvement (“CI”) programs for a very long time.  Mind you, I was not born with this knowledge.  Rather I gained this knowledge by working with companies and observing the challenges they faced and helping them to overcome those challenges – and…

How to ask for help
Thought Food

How to ask for help

The host of this TED video is Heidi Grant, who researches, writes and speaks about the science of motivation, influence and decision-making. In this instance, this social psychologist means that asking for help is tough. But to get through life – she says – you have to do it all the time. So how does…

The Outliers Inn; Paul Connelly – All the World’s a Stage
Podcasts

The Outliers Inn; Paul Connelly – All the World’s a Stage

Topic: It’s a small world, but I wouldn’t want to hoover it. What can improv and performing comedy tell us about learning and collaboration?  After discovering several contacts in common, JP and Benjamin are joined by the Public Service Transformation Academy’s Paul Conneely to talk insights from his past forays into improv and comedy and their applicability to the…

Being Clear and Concise
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Being Clear and Concise

The date is November 19th, 1863.  A crisp autumn day in the fields of southern Pennsylvania in a little farm-town called Gettysburg.  Just four months earlier, the fierce battle of Gettysburg raged there as the Union and Confederate forces clashed in what mark the decisive high-water mark of the Confederate efforts to separate from the…