The Big Impact of Small Moments

We’re constantly bombarded by information. It’s hard to look away. After all, we want to stay informed. We’re afraid of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). And we’re excited about the incredible quantity and diversity of knowledge at our fingertips; we want to take advantage of those multiple perspectives to expand our own. But we miss out on a lot by trying to focus on everything … Continue reading The Big Impact of Small Moments

Are you reacting or responding?

How well people retain the messages and information you’re sharing with them all depends on how you present it. Stop for a moment and think about your favourite teacher: what was it about the way they engaged with your questions that made you focus intently on their reply and helped you retain that information? Most likely it came down to whether that teacher reacted or … Continue reading Are you reacting or responding?

Fear of the unknown

“Learn about your fear and your fear goes away”- The Brain, Arthur cartoon   In a matter of just a few years, the smorgasbord of online information that feeds our ravenous fingertips has left an after-party mess. The optimism we initially felt at free, open access to SO MUCH research, resources, and, yes, even rhetoric, now feels like a tangled mess. With so much available … Continue reading Fear of the unknown