Tag Archives: Songs

The Christmas (Virtual) Party

No blog today, because i’m sat by myself at our Christmas Party. By myself, because i’m on a boat in Amsterdam, but with my team, because we’re all connected on Zoom, a cheap video conferencing platform. Valerie in Switzerland, Paul … Continue reading

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Potential for confusion: expression and intent

Message received is often not message sent: the potential for confusion is significant. In fact, getting your message across is a significant challenge through any channel. I’ve spent the week sharing ideas with a great group of people: we build … Continue reading

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Music, Creativity and Learning

I’ve had a great day exploring ideas around music, creativity and learning: a new idea, an idea in beta. It all came from the research i did late last year around the creative processes involved in making and performing music … Continue reading

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Embedding learning: how we retain the things that we use.

Some time ago i learnt to play ‘Sweet Child of Mine’ on the acoustic guitar. Even without donning leather trousers, i think you’ll agree that this was a pretty rock achievement. True, i don’t think i could carry off the … Continue reading

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Where did all the willpower go? Playing with words and hearing when things just seem right.

Some things just sounds right. We probably notice this most often with songs: something just sticks in your head. Song’s don’t have to be clever, long or sophisticated to be great, they just need to make you tap your feet … Continue reading

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What’s the name of that song? Using music in training: the pitfalls and benefits.

Music is part of our lives. We hear it on the radio, play CDs (or digital downloads, or even, if you’re old enough, vinyl), hear it in shops, in elevators, as a background on the television and, best of all, … Continue reading

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