Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 102

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Training Design

A few days ago I opened the door on a new learning journey.   I am very excited about upcoming peer learning projects that I’m working on in 2012, including several for Packard grantees in India, Pakistan, and Africa as well as the e-Mediat project in the Middle East.  … Read More

Taking 18 Minutes Day Towards A Year-Long Focus

Capacity, Reflection

Over the holiday break,  I read  18 Minutes:  Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman who blogs at at the HBR.  This book is a gem.  Each chapter starts with a personal story that illustrates a concept related to managing unproductive distractions.  … Read More

A New Year: A New Learning Journey Begins

Housekeeping

I spent a very quiet holiday with family at Half Moon Bay and taking a New Year’s hike on Ano Nuevo to see the elephant seals.     Nature hikes and down time with family are nourishing and replenishing.

As I watched the last sunset of 2011 fade over the Pacific Ocean,   I wanted to formally say farewell to Zoetica, the company I co-founded with Geoff Livingston and Kami Huyse that we announced in January, 2010 one day after my birthday, and one day before the Haiti Earthquake.    … Read More

Donate To Global Voices and Support Citizen Journalists from Around the World

Fundraising

Global Voices: Who We Are from Global Voices on Vimeo.

I’ve been a member of the Global Voices Community since 2004 where I first connected with Cambodian bloggers like John Weeks, Tharum, and others.  While I’m not active in the community, I continue to support this community – as a donor and a board member of  ”Friends of Global Voices” for the past few years.… Read More

Day 12: Let’s Help Send Some Cambodian Kids To College – #12days of giving

Fundraising

I’ve been participating in the #12DaysofGiving , a 12-day bonanza of giving, sharing, and promoting social good from 12/13 to 12/24.  Each day a different blogger champions a cause.  Today is the last day and it is finally my turn!    I’m fundraising for the Sharing Foundation, that supports children and young people in Cambodia.… Read More