Training Evolution Blog

Let's Get Talking (and learn about each other on a different level)

  Sometimes it's just a simple, additional question that can take a conversation from basic to exceptional. When talking to a co-worker or friend, (especially at this is the time of year) take a moment and 'take their pulse'. Learn from them and engage more fully. It seems […]

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Prickly Change

  Change can be gnarly and it can put stress on very familiar relationships. I am happy at this time of year to reflect and determine how I want to be, live, thrive and assist. I am ready for some big personal changes and I can feel my discussions with clients and friends […]

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To Affinity Groups and Beyond, by Sunny Nastase

Recently, I was sitting down with an executive at the US HQ of large and growing company, discussing Diversity and Inclusion, Implicit Bias, Mentoring (yes, always Mentoring) and the work we’ve done – and have yet to do – on full workplace equality. She reminded me of a […]

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The Only Constant is Change

 

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Mentoring 101, My Mom

  I’m wondering...who was my first mentor? Well I drew Ethel Markus as a mom so it had to be her. She was a gutsy, loving woman with unflappable loyalty to her family. What she left me was not the first word or last on how to engage, develop or take care of business basics. But […]

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Unconscious Bias, the Personal Story

  Okay, so I am still figuring out this blogging monster. As I move along, please let me know if you like the direction. The focus now is on unconscious bias. Let’s open this important topic and spend a few weeks uncovering best practices to understand, teach and engage  on this […]

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The Resiliency Fix

Keeping it tactical and keeping on track.

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Turning Frustration into Determination (or keeping the stress eating to a miminum)

  My education continues. When we chat, I am determined to share valuable tips and best practices the Training Evolution Team has learned after years of assisting workgroups to aspire and become their best selves, reaching their potential. I want this to be of value to you every […]

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We can Confirm the Secret Sauce(s) – Mentoring Best Practices

  We know best practices. Throughout our decade+ years assisting with the creation and engaging with mentoring communities, we learned (first hand) what works and what doesn't. Here are best practices we know to be true:

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'I'm still learning.'  Michelangelo

I am still learning as well, and it has never been more evident than when I decided to create multiple platforms for Training Evolution. I had always been solid in my understanding that platforms were used to accessorize Elton John's couture ensembles. Well, I'm 8 weeks in and […]

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