I wish I could take credit for this article, but this landed up in my InBox and I simply had to share. It had me laughing and nodding all the way!
Here are 11 things I wish I knew when I started my business. I hope they will save you some time, but at the very least, some anguish because — experience is a good teacher here — the sodium from your tears acts as a corrosive melting agent on all brands of premium ice cream, but otherwise, makes a superb saline…
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Added by Tass Schwab on November 1, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments
Not your usual post - but I know there are many here on SU that are animal lovers and share a keen interest in Conservation.
Added by Tass Schwab on October 30, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
Doris Lessing, the eleventh woman and the oldest person to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, turned 94 yesterday. I love this beautiful woman.
Here's an excerpt from "The Golden Notebook" that every teacher and parent should read:
"Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We…
Added by Tass Schwab on October 24, 2013 at 7:06 — No Comments
Please tell me this is not true - Please tell me this is just media getting it wrong...the ramifications?!
Today I received a copy of a Circular…
Added by Tass Schwab on October 9, 2013 at 19:55 — No Comments
Always good news to share - our latest offering 71489 Further Education and Training Certificate: Contact Centre Operations was passed today by the Services Seta evaluator... Great news... this means our full suite of Contact Centre from 2 till 4 is A for Away... connect with me for our accreditation (super) ready material NOW.
Added by Tass Schwab on October 9, 2013 at 14:32 — No Comments
Are your formative assessments boring?
I have been producing learning material for a number of years now, and also have included simple group work and really relying in the back of my mind on the ability of the facilitator to make things come alive in the class room.
This outlook changed a year a two ago, when I was introduced to Improvisation Theatre in the class room. This form of training the mind has changed the way I create formative assessments. Understandably the shy…Continue
Added by Tass Schwab on September 25, 2013 at 11:16 — No Comments
Did you know that DNA testing or use of this science was not mandatory until today? Read a bit more about it here. Such amazing news that this FINALLY has been passed - a mile stone for prevention of crime in SA...
The information presented on the website is pre the bill being passed today but gives all the information on what this actually means.…Continue
Added by Tass Schwab on September 8, 2012 at 13:05 — No Comments
Below is an article that I cam across form de Martini. I am usually wary of shiny gurus but this is what he had to say.
If you want to open a powerful new business, read the 10 questions below. If you can answer “yes” to the majority of them, you’re pretty sure of success. “No” answers to three or more questions mean you need to stop, think and spend some time and ink strategising exactly how you’re going to turn the negatives into positives and enhance your chances of success.…
I am researching what e-platform would be best for me to upload and sell courses online. What platforms do you suggest?
Added by Tass Schwab on August 30, 2012 at 14:43 — No Comments
I am saddened to read this!
London, England (CNN) -- In a business world that's more uncertain than ever it pays to be able to think on your feet. That's why some business schools are using improvisation classes to teach skills such as creativity and leadership.
Worth reading the link, if you would like to get your training staff on par with this cutting edge method, or if you wish to use this method in effective changes in training your staff. Contact me!
I recently received a mail from Skills Universe regarding Andy Harrington the public speaker. I was delighted to receive a free ticket (I suspect that all the tickets were free?) I have been wanting to seriously step into public speaking for some time. Its part and part of the dream life that I am creating. He was good... really good and gave some excellent tips. I was one of the bold people that volunteered to try one of his speaking methodologies regarding…Continue
Perhaps there are many of you out there that do not have this happen... but invariably somewhere in the afternoon our energy levels drop. I personally go and sit outside or go for a walk. But here are some tips and tools to help you. Taken from http://www.rd.com/13-things/13-ways-to-beat-the-afternoon-slump-at-work/
If you’re like many people, shortly after lunch your head begins buzzing, your…Continue
What is the meaning of Consciousness in business? Contrary to popular belief this is not a foreign concept. We as training professionals can really take this straight into the business environment. The concepts definitions are really very wide, but I would like to just highlight one topic, “being aware of your self”. Wiki has the following definition: Self-Awareness Theory states that when we focus our attention on ourselves, we evaluate and compare our current behavior to our internal…Continue