Monthly Archives: September 2017

How to explain German proverbs

Perhaps you have a favourite proverb that you often use in your training sessions or workshops. Something like “Reden ist Silber, Schweigen ist Gold”. Would you be able to explain it to an English-speaking audience? The Deutsche Welle presents a collection of some of the most well-known proverbs – with some original illustrations and wonderfulContinue Reading

The Group Timeline

Create a blank timeline on a large board – and mark the years. Give participants four slips of paper. Ask them to write down an important moment in their life on each and to pin each slip to the timeline. Purpose: This activity can help show, in a visual way, the different generations and theContinue Reading

On solving problems

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” Jean-Baptiste MolièreContinue Reading

A new thinking style?

“Disruptive thinking” might be explained as thinking the unthinkable – thinking out of the box and coming up with unexpected solutions to our challenges. We could start with the five steps mentioned in this article here and see where it takes us! 😉Continue Reading