Category Archives: Momentum

Where should you invest your time? Taking control of learning

Something i’ve really learnt over the last few years is about time: how it’s stolen, lost, spent or invested, remembered, forgotten or enjoyed. Those of you who are regulars may recall that since Christmas i’ve been playing guitar everyday. I’ve … Continue reading

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Seven strands of co-creation: reflecting on how we learn together in social learning spaces

We achieve more together than we ever can alone. Social learning spaces do not just bring us together to share what we have learnt, they bring us together in spaces where we co-create meaning, where we write a story together. … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: Moments

Every moment is filled with potential. We can spend them however we like. Some we invest in learning, some we just spend cleaning. Some we fret and worry over whilst others we fritter with wild abandon and a few we … Continue reading

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Words about learning: Nervous

Some things are daunting. You are not sure where to start. You may fear failing. In short, you can be nervous. Being nervous is not a bad thing: it can drive us to do better. It’s a natural reaction to … Continue reading

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The simple messages at the heart of learning. The benefits of avoiding complexity.

Good ideas can easily become bad ones. Simple messages easily get waterlogged by complexity. Our role in the design and delivery of learning solutions is partly to inject enough energy and momentum to get a project moving, and partly to … Continue reading

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Taking footsteps out of learning. What to do next?

I’m balanced in that precarious place where i feel inspired and energised by the learning and relationships that i forged at the conference last week, but am running up against the familiar friction of being ‘back at work’. It’s always … Continue reading

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Gathering momentum. How to start the change wagon rolling.

There’s a great deal of inertia within any system, and this is as true of social systems as it is of mechanical ones. Change is hard to implement and hard to accept in many cases. The challenge is to build … Continue reading

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