On Teaching

Teachers around a table

“Teacher” is a much maligned word – and has positive or negative connotations for folk, depending on their own experience of school and the teachers they have known. But as facilitators and trainers, it’s a description that resonates for both of us.

Quotation: Donald Quinn

Words of Wisdom

If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn’t want to be there …

Save Yourself from Bad Meetings

David Grady

In our last issue of Starlink we shared a TED talk by David Grady, entitled “How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings“. He has several good points to make and we figured it would be worthwhile to share his talk on our blog as well, for those who are not Starlink […]

Appreciative Inquiry and Chair Chi Training

3D Running Figure

It’s been a while since our last post – so many things happening, our feet haven’t touched the ground! And they probably still won’t until we land in Sydney to deliver our Taste of Appreciative Inquiry and Aged Care Chair Chi Training Level One workshops scheduled for next Monday and Tuesday. After the workshops we’ll continue […]

Kickstarter Crowd Funding: Five “Secrets” of Success

Kickstarter Bullet Journal Project

For a couple of months now, I’ve been a convert to a productivity and journalling system called the Bullet Journal developed by Ryder Carroll. I was a ‘late adopter’ really, because I only discovered the Bullet Journal in July and I gathered it had been around for about a year by the time I stumbled across it. My […]