My CalSAE colleague Shelly Alcorn writes a great blog called Association Subculture. She recently posted a great “back of the napkin” story sketch about association membership. So I decided I needed to draw mine! (Click on the thumbnail to see a bigger image.) When I went to library school in the 90s I joined a […]
Tag Archives: Continuing Education
>This fall I am teaching two classes through SRJC’s Community Education program. I am really excited about this – I’ve been trying to get on their calendar for two or three years! Now I just need enough of you to go sign up to stay on it! Meetings That Work! (I really prefer the title […]
> I spent a good chunk of last week at the annual conference of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners, a creative bunch of folks who help businesses document meetings, capture ideas, and solve problems using graphics. I am relatively new to this practice (you can see examples of my graphic work here), so it […]
>Kerry Patterson is co- author of three books to which I refer again and again: Influencer, Crucial Conversations, and Crucial Confrontations. I receive his e-newsletter, Kerrying On, which I always read immediately — I consign most e-newsletters to the trash folder rather quickly, but I always find useful tips, tools, and stories in this invaluable. […]
>Most of the classes and workshops that I teach are born out of my own desire or need to learn and explore the topic. I learn SO much in the process of developing the workshop…and every time I teach, I learn something new from the interaction among my students. I just updated my calendar of […]
>I spent Saturday in a workshop on Kinesthetic Modeling (KM), a right-brain, hands-on, 3-D facilitation tool. Like a child with a new toy or a craftsperson with a new tool, I am itching to play with it some more! I first heard of KM from my colleagues Andrea Saveri and Leslie Salmon-Zhu; we used it […]
>Just signed up for mediator certification training with RECOURSE Conflict Resolution Services, a community-based organization that offers community mediation in Sonoma County. I look forward to volunteering with them afterwards.