Welcome 2016!

The year 2015 has been a busy, slightly messy whirlwind for me – I got caught up in it and before I knew it it spit me out at the other end! It is only now, in the very beginning of 2016, that I have started looking back in earnest, and am formulating lessons...

Book impression: Choices and Illusions

Not too long ago I moaned to my husband that I wished my job were to read books. (This was on a day when I desperately wanted to finish a book, obviously). The next day, I received an e-mail from someone asking me to participate in a blog tour. She would send me a...

Reflection Shows Differences Between People

Sometimes you do something for the umpteenth time without giving it too much thought. And then some insight hits you. Well, anyway that is what happened to me in Bangladesh recently. The day after a rather full meeting day I asked the group to write down what they...

Visualising What Was Important

As I have written before, I tend not to believe that much in traditional evaluation forms any more. The information you receive is to a large extent not usable for you as trainer or facilitator. For instance if it concerns issues you have no influence on like who is...