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We learn 10 % of – is this true? Where does it all come from?

I see many graphs on the internet yet stop at times and wonder   ‘okay, interesting ideas, yet where do these come from?’ One example is: How We Learn We Learn 10% of what we READ 20% of what we HEAR 30% of what we SEE 50% of what we SEE and HEAR 70% of what is DISCUSSED with OTHERS 80% of … Continue reading

Engagement – so what is this fickle thing?

I want to raise some questions about engagement. So often I see it being represented as a really complex thing: “Oh you must have flashy Powerpoint presentations, always keep the audience on their toes!” I find this difficult at times. Why must we always go for things that are flashy? Can engagement use simplicity? Let … Continue reading

Respecting Imagination

I have a soft spot for Japanese adverts. While Japanese television advertising can be over the top it can also be very tender. Here is an interesting example focusing on respect for individuality and imagination within children – in other words not rushing towards judgment. It is an interesting video that can be used for … Continue reading