Tag Archives: facilitation

Learning to Give and Take Criticism Like an Astronaut

At NASA, where the organizational culture focuses so explicitly on education, not just achievement, it’s even easier to frame individual mistakes as teachable moments rather than career ending blunders. – Chris Hadfield Given my line of work as a learning designer, I like to study how people train and tackle challenges across a variety of [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Anna from Bon Education

Anna Batchelder is the co-founder and CEO of Bon Education. She started the learning and development company in 2009 in Dubai after living, working and traveling throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. Anna is a regular contributor to The Learning Journey blog. What is your role at Bon Education? I am CEO (Chief [...]

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The Empowerment Challenge

I drive out of a bustling metropolis and through the desert – beautifully red sands, dotted with small brush, undulating as far as the eye can see. As I turn off the main road there is a sign for the prison and the local abattoir (slaughterhouse). The landscape is craggy. The road a bit bumpy. I [...]

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The Month in Photos: Bon Education at Work

In April, Bon Education team members were busy working on a number of projects. Take a peek below to see where we were and what we did! Kicking off the Meydan Equine Education Program with local students at the Meydan Racecourse. Facilitating a workshop for N_K_D Pizza employees about how to train, observe and give [...]

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