I saw an image the other day of a webinar and I felt the need to vent again. I expect this might attract a few comments and look forward to working through it with people. Diversity is not having one white man without a beard, and two white men with beards. Training sessions which people… Read More What grinds my gears – diversity training
Another in the occasional series where I write about what annoys me about a topic. This time, learning evaluation. If you want some help with this stuff, please do get in touch.
Some things are blatantly untrue. Here are a few of them: Onions can soften in 10 minutes.Wrong, they take a good 20 minutes AT LEAST to soften properly Oven chips will cook in 20-25 minutes.No – allow 30 minutes. Minimum. One minute on the London tube noticeboard. Anything between 40 and 120 seconds. It should… Read More Common untruths
Another in the series where I have a moan and rant about things that annoy me. This time, expert advice. (Yes, I do understand the irony that people call me an expert and yes, I probably do/have done this in the past.) The ‘simple ways to…’ articles. If you’re writing these, you’re not an expert.… Read More What grind my gears – experts
The other day I saw this tweet from Jeff Wren: So here’s another in the series where I vent. Attendees – they’re not an audience for your presentation, so don’t teat them as passive observers. That means talking WITH, not TO them. Hearing a 10 minute lecture is dull. I don’t care if you think… Read More What grinds my gears – webinars