The Learning Cafe

The Learning Cafe | October 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On October 2, 2017

How to fix the buffet line I was MC at a wedding last month.  The meal was a buffet, and there were 80-plus hungry guests of all ages to feed.  The line was moving slowly – so I got thinking, how do I fix the buffet line? I managed how people entered the line. By asking table groups of wedding...

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Managing Safely

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On September 28, 2017

We have partnered with Construction Safety Council, NZTA, and ACC in the development and design of an innovative and refreshed Managing Safely programme. Our first public programme is running in Auckland starting on 30 October. If you have five or more team members that you would like to attend please contact us directly, we are also able to upskill your...

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Diversity and inclusion

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On September 6, 2017

Here are some key messages and insights from our Diversity and inclusion breakfast event last week. Key messages Keys to success Start with data and measurements – you need to understand the metrics of your company to understand your workforce and track progression. Link your diversity & inclusion journey to your business case – this way initiatives will support your overall business direction. Diversity and...

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The Learning Cafe | August 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On August 3, 2017

How much does a tonne weigh? It’s common practice to describe a heavy object in tonnage. But no one has any idea how much a tonne is.  We can lift a kilogram block of cheese so we have an idea what a kilogram weighs.  As we can’t lift a tonne of anything by ourselves it becomes such an abstract concept. ...

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The Learning Cafe | April 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On April 6, 2017

What’s on tonight? Just a few years ago, there were only three TV channels to watch and remote controllers were not standard accessories when you purchased a TV.  Most households had one TV taking pride of place in the living room. Back then, it was pretty common for people to continue watching the same channel all night, rather than getting...

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The Learning Cafe | December 2016

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 15, 2016

The best holiday of the year? For most people, the Xmas holiday season is about family, friends and about possibility. It brings people together to not only celebrate the end of the year, but to look one in another in the eye and share something magical… time together. After all the travel, gift wrapping, the cooking and the hassle, for...

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The Learning Cafe | September 2016

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On September 26, 2016

What’s stopping you from performing better? I have no idea if the bottom of the Waikato River is smooth or not. I know that on a calm day, the surface is like glass. One reason to lower the water level of a system you count on is to see the rocks and the sludge and the things that are there...

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Highlights from our recent live Learning Cafe event

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On August 29, 2016

  Practical tips „„Perspective is the goal „Listen to your body signals & shift your state „„Focus on the quality of the inputs, not the anticipated outcome „„Teach yourself meditation   Some key lessons, that helped me to “do it light” Ego needs to sit on your shoulder. If it informs your decision-making – you are in trouble! „„If you don’t grow you shrink – that...

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