Coaching for Executives, Small
Business Owners, Professionals
OF THE WEEK
"There is not a flower or
bird in sight, only a small screen on which lines are
moving, while the child sits almost motionless,
pushing at the keyboard with one finger. As a
learning environment, it may be mentally rich, but it
is perceptually extremely impoverished. No smells or
tastes, no wind or bird song (unless the computer is
programmed to produce electronic tweets), no
connection with soil, water, sunlight, warmth, the
actual learning environment is almost autistic in
quality, impoverished sensually, emotionally, and
||SIX WAYS TO CREATE A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
by Harvey Robbins and Michael
- “Read articles and books about leadership.
- Attend conferences on leadership.
- Talk with other leaders about what they find
difficult and how they handle these situations.
- Seek a mentor – someone in a leadership position
who will volunteer to provide you with guidance and
- Join associations on management and leadership
and attend their luncheons.
- Learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of
others (Robbins & Finley, 2004, p.86).”
Reference: Robbins, H. & Finley, M.
(2004). The accidental leader: what to do when
you’re suddenly in charge. San Francisco:
Reprinted with permission from the OSU
Leadership Center, Ohio State University, Columbus,
OH 43210, (614) 292-3114,
||COACHING CALL TO ACTION
This week practice the above 6 steps and add
one more. Listen to you. What is your inner
guidance telling you to do or not to do? Make time on
a daily basis to quiet yourself and be centered.
Then, listen to your own wisdom and ideas and
include them in the learning process.
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create momentum to produce effective results in
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