Episode 126: 10 Strategies to Shift a Mood

Today’s episode offers ten specific strategies you can use when you need to be “on” but are currently in a mood. If you’ve experienced this in the past, you know just how challenging it can be…and thanks to these suggestions for Elena, next time you’ll be prepared with the strategies you need. 
In this episode, Elena shares why attending to the details is one of the 7 habits that transforms professional development, provides a couple of strategies you can start using right away to better attend to the details, and offers reflection questions to help you in your learning about designing and facilitating PD. […]

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Episode 125: It’s All In the Details

Details can make or break a learning experience, yet are too often overlooked or deprioritized as “logistics”. It’s time for that to change.

In this episode, Elena shares why attending to the details is one of the 7 habits that transforms professional development, provides a couple of strategies you can start using right away to better attend to the details, and offers reflection questions to help you in your learning about designing and facilitating PD. […]

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Episode 124: When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

Adaptive facilitation is the key to staying calm and skillfully adjusting course when things don’t go according to plan. On today’s episode, Elena brings you along on her adaptive facilitation journey and provides two sets of reflection questions to support you on your own. If you lead teams, groups or meetings, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.  […]

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Episode 118: Compassion, Curiosity and Boundaries

How do you hold compassion and curiosity when you experience racism? When do you draw boundaries around people who say racist things?

These are a few of the questions we explore in today’s episode where Elena is once again joined by her teammate, LesLee Bickford, who shares a very personal story about how she responded to racism expressed by her family. […]

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