It’s that time of year - when folks are making New Year’s resolutions and organizations are looking forward to the successes they want to achieve in the next 12 months.
About Amy CallisAmy has close to 30 years’ experience in strategic communication and risk management. As Principal, she provides expertise and technical assistance in strategy, communications, research and evaluation to nonprofits, governments agencies, and other organizations.
The Art and Science of Communication: Review of If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? by Alan Alda
I know, I know - some of you are going to think how’s the M*A*S*H star going to help me be a better communicator? Well, for those of you
You spend a lot of time developing trainings, but how much time have you spent on developing yourself as a trainer? A well thought out training may fall flat
The first thing to know about planning in an emergency is that emergencies are not the time to plan - they are the time to implement. Even if organizations
We all know the story of Goldilocks -- she tries porridge that is too hot and too cold, sleeps in a bed too soft and too hard, until finding
This August celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). NIAM has been instrumental in helping state and local organizations increase awareness of the importance of immunization. It’s a great moment
I’m going to dispel a commonly communicated falsehood: there are no born leaders. Leadership is a skill and good leaders continually hone that skill. Unfortunately leadership training doesn’t always
Paulo Freire changed adult learning. His participatory approach was revolutionary and continues to shape adult education. It is a collaborative approach centered on dialogue and problem-posing, in which teacher
Part of any planning process is determining objectives. In order to develop strong objectives, it’s important to understand what they are and where they fit into the plan.
Training 101 is the first article in our training series, Avoiding Training Traps . This overview article sets the stage for our best practice, evidence-based training approach. Most