Archive for May, 2015

On the call were Stephanie Zimmerman, Mickey Coalwell, Michael Porter, Andrea Snyder,  Paul Signorelli, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Patti Poe, Maurice Coleman, and [for a short time] Jeremiah.  We began by discussing this article:

Plett, Heather (@heatherplett). What it means to “hold space” for people, plus eight tips on how to do it well.  March 11, 2015.

We also noted that Plett has written a follow-up article entitled,”How to hold space for yourself first,” which we encourage that people read.

Green space inside Slocum HallThe group talked about almost all of the eight tips and found relevance in all of them for both learners and trainers.  Patti noted that the tips describe a good work environment and good bosses.  It is also a good guide for mentoring, and a great reading for people, who work the reference desk.

Those of us, who were on the call, want to thank Heather Plett for these two articles.  She sparked a wonderful conversation among us!

A book mentioned during the show was Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.  There was also a quick reference to Six Thinking Hats.

You can listen to the show here.

On the call were Paul Signorelli and Maurice Coleman, who discussed how to ensure your training causes the change it was designed to do and what it means to be a 21st century learner. The conversation emerged from the article:

Conrad Gottfredson, Conrad and Bob Mosher. “Are You Meeting All Five Moments of Learning Need?” Learning Solutions Magazine, June 18, 2012.  http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/949/

Because Paul seems to read everything and remember what he read, he mentions several resources/books during the show.

You can listen to the show here.

On the call were Paul Signorelli, Maurice Coleman, Kate Kosturski, Andrea Snyder and Diane Hucklebee.  Two of the topics this week were inspiring continued change, doing what’s uncomfortable, and managing disruptive students/people.

You can listen to the show here.