Hola Amigos/as: I am going a little rant, so pardon me in advance for doing it. Of course if you choose to read my blog, this is what you're going to get now and then. You accept it. Maybe you even enjoy it. Many organizations lack the flexibility they will need to thrive in a … Continue reading Flex work – myth or reality?
One of the discoveries most we make when we are learning new skills is that there is a BIG difference in learning new concepts versus practicing actual skills. This became so clear to me when I began learning to meditate. There are an abundance of books resources and guided meditations out there. Really quite wonderful, … Continue reading Practicing new skills – competence model
I just completed my first intensive 3-day weekend of yoga teacher training for the 200-hour certification program through Yoga North. It was an amazing experience, with excellent teachers and 19 students in our class. Women from all walks of life, from one junior in high school to a few of us in our 40's, maybe … Continue reading On loving our learning
I will be starting my Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200-hour) certification program this Friday. I am brimming with excitement and the slight trepidation that always seems to come from beginning a new endeavor. I am curious about the following: What will this experience be like? What kinds of students will participate? Will I like them? … Continue reading The eve of Yoga Teacher Training
I just finished teaching the final session of my "Nurturing Your Feminine Leadership" course. I had intended to write a post to capture my take-aways from the experience, and some lessons learned about how I might do things differently next time. Then I realized as I was reflecting tonight that overall I am happy and … Continue reading Taking time to reflect
I found myself with another short article-writing project on Wednesday, due on Friday. I am getting used to these quick-turnaround pieces, and rather enjoy them. Though the pay is not large, they are good practice for my "journalistic" style and for working with an editor. It reminded me of a strategy I used to use … Continue reading Work sprints