Creativity and Innovation as Learning

Creativity and Innovation as Learning

In, hybrid workplaces, employee engagement, the great attrition and WFH, leaders and employees have a new shared vocabulary, and new demands.  Not only do people need to become fluent in using these terms, they also need to become skilled in understanding and managing...

New Beginnings and a Fresh Start

New Beginnings and a Fresh Start

September, with its crisp change of seasons, the excitement of the first day of a new school year, and even new notebooks and pencils, is all about new beginnings. For me, the month conjures up the idea of a fresh start. Here at the Institute for Experiential...

A Conversation with Playmeo’s Mark Collard

A Conversation with Playmeo’s Mark Collard

Anyone who’s been in a group knows that icebreakers, group games and activities can do a lot to bring group members closer together, create a comfortable atmosphere, and make for light work. But for some, group activities can be awkward and bring on fear and anxiety....

Mentoring the Mentor to Learn Through Feedback

Mentoring the Mentor to Learn Through Feedback

As you mentor your employees to develop their skills or improve their performance, you can set them up for success by motivating the learning process with feedback.   Feedback is an essential driver of experiential learning and development. We are constantly receiving...

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

When six-year-old Alec had his first eye exam at school, he was informed that he needed glasses. Why had he not mentioned this to anyone?  Did he not know that he couldn’t see well?   His parents immediately took him to the ophthalmologist who examined him, then...

Learning for Life: An Interview with Mukta Arya

Learning for Life: An Interview with Mukta Arya

An interesting thing happened to Mukta Arya on her way to becoming a bio technology professional: She changed paths, got an MBA, and began a career in corporate human resources. The impetus? Her desire to help people. “I felt very drawn to it,” she said. “I find it...