Week 1 – January 9th, 2020: Theme: Cultural Competence

“Privilege, simply put, is societally granted, unearned advantages accorded to some people and not others.” Based on identity factors such as race, gender, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexuality, class, and body type, do you benefit from any unearned advantages? Does “privilege” affect the families you work with? https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/inclusive-teaching/an-instructors-guide-to-understanding-privilege/

Week 2 – January 16th, 2020: Theme: Tips for Next Level Training (Series 1 of 3)

Tip #1: Grab the spotlight! We don’t all love the limelight, but when we’re training, we need to capture and hold our audience’s attention. Here’s how: https://www.inc.com/sims-wyeth/how-to-capture-and-hold-audience-attention.html

Week 3 – January 23rd, 2020: Theme: Tips for Next Level Training (Series 2 of 3)

Tip #2: Humor boosts memory! A little humor goes a long way, even in professional environments. Laughter even boosts memory! More at: https://www.edutopia.org/blog/laughter-learning-humor-boosts-retention-sarah-henderson

Week 4 – January 30th, 2020: Theme: Tips for Next Level Training (Series 3 of 3)

Tip #3: Find the feelings! Can inspiring hope and confidence lead to a better training? Yes, leaning into emotion in a training environment will help you better connect with your audience. These EIGHT emotions will HELP your trainings: https://trainingindustry.com/articles/strategy-alignment-and-planning/8-emotions-to-leverage-in-your-training/