Free Learning Resource that Helps You Make a Difference

This month’s post features a United Nations sponsored website which let's you expand your vocabulary while you "earn" rice to feed the hungry. Do you like to learn?  How about helping the less fortunate?  The following website can help you do both. http://www.freerice.com FreeRice, a website run by the United Nations World Food Program, offers…

What Makes a Great Presenter

This month’s blog has been inspired by my recent participation in the Canadian Fitness Professional's conference (CanFitPro), the largest fitness conference in the world held right here, in Toronto, Ontario. I always look forward to attending a few good workshops at the CanFitPro conference. In addition to being an informative event, I am continually fascinated…

Teaching to Personality Type (Part 2)

The following article is the second part of a two-part series on Teaching to Personality Type. Read Part 1 to review some popular learning styles for different MBTI® personality types.  Here’s what I reaffirmed when I put my insight to use in the classroom…. Different people like to learn in different ways. One of the…

Teaching to Personality Type (Part 1)

The inspiration for this month’s post comes from teaching at a local community college. How would you go about hooking up your new universal remote control? Would you read the instruction manual, ask someone to explain how it works, or learn through trial and error?  What would you like to know about your new gadget…

Choosing An Assessment Tool: Which One To Use?

DISC. True Colours. Personality Dimensions. MBTI. These are just some of the many self-assessment tools available on the market. It’s no wonder that there’s a lot of confusion about the best choice. So how do you choose? A sound approach is to begin with the end in mind. What results do you want to achieve…