Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness [book review]

Recently I have taken a great interest in the development of mind and how a constructionist view of learning might help people solve harder problems.  How we learn and how we facilitate learning appear to be key to designing effective learning experiences and in the last 20 years psychologists, neuroscientists and cognitive scientists seem to… Read More Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness [book review]

Business Storytelling and Jobs to be Done seem to have a lot in common

I thoroughly enjoyed Shawn Callahan’s Putting Stories to Work in which he describes how to teach companies to use storytelling to improve leadership and support decision making,  I was led to the book by exploring how Amazon uses Narratives (stories) instead of presentations to support meetings and Callahan provides a rich set of examples of… Read More Business Storytelling and Jobs to be Done seem to have a lot in common

Designing Immersive Learning Sessions for Remote Delivery

At Hyper Island we are obsessed with designing learning experiences that really engage participants in all our short and long courses.  For the past couple of years we have been experimenting with creating new formats and activities that can be used when our courses are offered online and, of course, the current Covid19 situation has… Read More Designing Immersive Learning Sessions for Remote Delivery