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Sticky Stories: 4 Narrative Elements To Use in Your eLearning

Mrs. Madsen-Leibold, my Afrikaans language teacher, called the class to her table. With interest piqued, we watched as she spilled her pencil bag onto her desk. She was about to demonstrate the ancient practice of Indian Code Sticks, a long-forgotten (and completely fabricated by my teacher, I’m sure) technique to warn allies of how many […]

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Weighing the Scales

gold scale on a rainbow wooden table

The phrase at scale has plagued me for a while now and my apprehension stems from knowing that bigger isn’t always better. The school of hard knocks has taught me this lesson more times than I care to admit.  My most recent lesson came from a digital nomad meetup I attended in Portimao, Portugal. My

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Everybody Likes Surprises

Do you like surprises? An Amazon package delivered before the expected arrival date, a bunch of flowers from a secret admirer, or seeing that the new season of your favorite series has finally been released on Netflix.  I love surprises, which is why it is no surprise that I decided to write an essay on

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