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Engaging the Whole Person in Learning

  Why is it that we spend so much on training (over $150 B in just one year, industry-wide) but see so little change? I watch instructional designers, trainers, and course writers work painstakingly to provide a clear message to the receivers, but then see the learning bounce and skip off, never fully landing at a level that creates true retention. Using the phases of learning that Bloom presents in his cognitive taxonomy is a solid tactic for good instruction. … [Read More]

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How do you meet each learner where they are without losing group momentum?

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How do you change work behaviours in ways that scales and sticks?

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Growth Mindset in Adults

My decades-long research has been to bridge the growth mindset gap between theory and action.

The growth mindset instrument developed by Dr. Carol Dweck is a useful model for shaping awareness but needs more nuance to guide actionable behaviour. We can have a growth mindset in some areas of our life, while we can have a fixed mindset in others … but what are those areas? How can we improve?

I need data to construct a growth mindset instrument. It will identify areas where one is struggling with fixed thinking. After people achieve that nuanced awareness, the instrument would give them strategies to start the journey towards growth. However, to do that, I need your stories! I need your HELP!

[Click here to read more about my growth mindset work and join my journey]

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About Marian

My passion is centered around ensuring effective learning experiences that improve people's lives. Developing a learning mindset is my ultimate goal whether working with academic programs or corporate training; formal or informal learning practices. It is my belief that our potential for agility is limited only by our capacity for learning.