Monthly Archives: November 2015

You like grammar, don’t you?

You know how to use tag questions in English, don’t you? No? Then listen to or read the article on Voice of America’s website. It’s easy when you know how, isn’t it? We were surprised to learn that language researchers have discovered that British English speakers used tag questions nine times more than American English speakers!Continue Reading

Clap your hands and walk the talk

You’re working with a group of people who want to become leaders. You want to show them how important it is to be good role models. But how are you going to demonstrate this? In this short training activity (link to youtube.com), introduced to us by Thiagi (aka Sivasailam Thiagarajan, PhD), we can actually show our participants that people don’t usuallyContinue Reading

On change management

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” Arthur SchopenhauerContinue Reading

Brainstorming

Do you use the Crawford slip writing method (link to: create-project.eu) when you want to collect ideas from participants both quickly and anonymously? It’s a technique you can use when you: want to get ideas from a large group of participants, don’t have time to discuss the ideas and just want to collect people’s thoughts, want toContinue Reading