[A] I can't get anything done & I'm totally in the weeds
[B] Coping and managing most of the time
[C] When people ask how I am, I can honestly say "well"
We've been living through one of the weirdest, strangest, "unprecedented" times in recent history. Collectively this is wierd. In the midst of this mess, we're all looking for ways to not just survive but thrive. We want to keep earning money, stabilize our incomes, and manage our time in a meaningful way. Let's be honest, lockdowns have definitely made these challenges very obvious.
The climate of uncertainty hasn't changed. For many families, kids are back in school then out of school in a hodge podge that's exhausting to keep up with. (I bet many of us feel like we need —not just want, but need...
Before I was a corporate instructional designer and entrepreneur, I was a violin teacher. Since I was in high school, I taught little kids, teenagers, middle-aged women, and a few old men how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Irish fiddle tunes. It was a lot of fun, and a lot of work!
After eight years, my ears were ready to explode and I knew it was time to move on. But I will never trade that time because it led me to this fulfilling career today – teaching adults new skills in just about every subject based on my experience as a learning consultant and instructional designer.
Throughout my decade long journey of teaching and coaching all kinds of subject matter to people of all ages and walks of life, I learned what motivates adults to learn and how to ensure the...