The coronavirus, COVID-19, has arrived to Antigua and Barbuda. A woman traveled here on a flight from the United Kingdom carrying the virus on March 10, 2020. Since her arrival, she has remained in self-isolation at her family’s home, but fear has spread on the island. With recommendations from the Ministry of Education, my university suspended classes for the next seven to ten days. Primary and secondary schools are now closed for at least the next month to prevent an outbre
Before reading this post, take a minute and think about something you have always wanted to learn. . . . Your time is up! What have you desired to learn, but for multiple reasons, never made the time or financial investment to make it happen? Write it down. . . . Now, I want you to ask yourself why did you want to learn that skill or topic. Were you motivated by money or something intrinsic? Your what and why are the critical starting points to begin every learning adventure.
Imagine that it's your first day on a new job. After completing the new hire paperwork, your supervisor asks you to sit at a desk and participate in computer-based training. This interactive and informative training lasts for one hour. When your supervisor returns, they ask you to follow them into a classroom where you will spend the next four hours learning about the company and your position. Orientation is often not fun, but necessary to prepare you for your new role. Have