Podcasts & Videos
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Your brain is an incredible learning machine, but only if you teach it correctly. Becky explains the neuroscience behind learning and the simple ways you can apply it to your next class.
Is your inbox full of unwanted emails? Conversely, are you filling up other people’s inboxes with unwanted emails? Becky has some tips on how to put a stop to it all, declutter and give yourself some needed “white space.”
How is a marriage like a classroom session? They’re both likely to involve conflict that needs to be successfully resolved. Becky has some tips on dealing with the big conflicts that crop up in classrooms that you can practice at home.
There is so much information available on most topics you can spend a lot of time doing research before making a decision. Becky says if you use critical thinking, you can speed up the process and reach a better decision.
The answers to a lot of questions are just one Google away. That’s a blessing and a curse at the same time. Becky says because the Internet has become a crutch, most graduates these days can’t dig in on their own and critically think. She has some tips on how to become better at finding solutions that just can’t be googled.
Becky says good negotiating takes a little guts. You need to keep in mind the true interests of both parties and create a positive atmosphere. She has some tips on how you can get better at this critical skill.
When people feel in control and included, they’re most open to learning. Becky has some tips on how you can make people feel important about themselves to help increase their learning.
No one likes someone who is too pushy. So how do you get what you want without damaging a relationship? Be assertive. Becky has specific examples of what productive assertiveness looks like and how you can practice it.
What’s the most important part of communication? Listening! As Becky’s been told many times, we have one mouth and two ears, so listen twice as much as you talk. Becky has several tips and tricks that will make you a better listener.
Do you have a list of projects that never seem to get done because they’re too hard? Becky says if you don’t tackle the hard stuff first it never gets done. She has three tips on how you can “eat the frog first” which then makes everything else taste better.
You really have to understand a subject to make a movie about it. If you have a mobile phone, you likely have a movie camera. Becky has some tips and resources you and your learners can use to make movies.
Movie making resources