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Training & Technology

August 10, 2015

To start off simple, let's say that a training (learning) process can be in-class, blended or e-learning based.

Some people might automatically assume that it means the in-class setting does not include the use of technology at all then. To all of those lecturers, teachers and professors, who sit behind their desks quietly reading from a piece of paper as a presentation, the assumption above is not true. For the most part all learning processes could and maybe should include some kind of...

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Trial & error

August 6, 2015

A workshop, training or any kind of course that we organize will eventually come to an end. At that point we should be able to tell if the process was successful, what needs to be or can be improved, or if the participants were satisfied. In order to be able to draw such conclusions we need to start setting up the right framework, that can offer us the information we need from the very beginning of the organizational process of the training.

1. We need to set up goals and objectives. As a...

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Me, myself & I - What is Self-knowledge?

July 27, 2015

Why do I think that Self-knowledge is an extremely important topic and it should be addressed and taught through the educational system? Because knowing your mental abilities is just as important as knowing your physical ones. The same way you know (and pay attention to) that you are prone to catch a cold when not wearing a scarf, can’t function properly unless you sleep exactly 7,5 hours, or fantastic at sprinting but not at long distance running, you should be aware of your strengths and...

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Training for dummies I.

July 17, 2015

For those occasions where you or your organization doesn't have the budget to hire a professional educator, trainer or consultant, you should know a number of things to be able organize a learning process, let it be a training session, team building weekend, workshop or seminar. The following article aims to give you the necessary basics to succeed.

Every learning process needs to be structured starting at the end. It might not be obvious for people working on other fields, but...

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The Labor Maze II.

May 27, 2015

I specifically remember my first time looking for a job. I was in high school, and at that time I don’t think any online job sites existed – or at least I wasn’t aware of them at all -, therefore I went for the classic way and registered with a student job service. That was my first and last time with such a thing because they took off a pretty high percentage of my not-so-impressive hourly wage for giving out flyers, and I barely had any money left afterwards. That’s when I realized that...

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