Welcome to Magical Learning Podcasts!
Danette and Grahame have over 30 years experience in business, and have over 20 years experience as facilitators and consultants. With a holistic view, these podcasts cover not only how to improve your business, but how to help your employees enjoy their work, and how to improve yourself.
Here you will find the links to all of our podcasts, including our latest releases on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.
Episode 12 – Minute Taking for Beginners
What do you struggle with when you try to take minutes? Is it the pressure? Do you know exactly what your role is? Did you never get formal training? Magical Learning is proud to announce our first course that you can take completely online, and not only that, but it is free. In this episode, Jez and Grahame discuss the course, what you can get out of it, and how to sign up. Add to your professional resume with this awesome course.
Episode 11 – Great Questions: A Conversation
What makes a great question? What does a great question do to you? In this episode, Danette and Grahame have a conversation talking about great questions that have changed their life, and questions that you can ask yourself to change yours. This is our first conversational episode, and if you want to join the conversation with great questions you have been asked or thought about, please let us know! Also this is recorded outside, so you can enjoy the peaceful wind-chimes in the background.
Episode 10 – Why Have Some Businesses & People Thrived During This Disruption?
Have you been wondering why during this disruption, why some people have been seeming to do well and cope while others are struggling? In this outdoor episode, Danette helps you to not only identify if you aren’t doing well, but gives you some easy tips to puts yourself in the right direction.
Episode 9 – Mental Health and Resilience
Are you feeling a little less resilient? Has COVID got you down a bit? In this episode, Danette offers you some tips not only on how to notice signs that you are beginning to feel down, but also some quick and easy tips to get you back on your feet. This episode was recorded out on the farm, and we get a few crows as guests. That’s just what living out of the city is like. We hope you enjoy.
Episode 8 – The Magic of Lifelong Learning
Do you want to know how to become a lifelong learner? Are you excited to learn how to enjoy learning? In this podcast, Grahame gives you tips and a mentality to become a lifelong learner, why it’s important, and elevate your career prospects. This recording it taken from our free May 2019 webinar. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 7 – Communicating In Multi-Generational Teams
Learn some simple yet powerful strategies for communicating more effectively with team members spanning multiple generations. In this podcast you will learn the characteristics of different generations, how to communicate and inspire more effectively with the different members of your team, and strategies and tools to promote greater respect and teamwork within a multi-generational team. This recording it taken from our free February 2019 webinar. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 6 – Meet Your Teachers: Danette and Grahame
If you are listening to this podcast, and you don’t know what Magical Learning is, and who these people are that are telling you all this, this is the perfect introduction. Beyond having over 30 years in business, they are also true facilitators of bringing out your potential. To learn a little more about who you will be learning from, have a listen to this. This is taken from a fireside chat with Digital Trades School, Ontario.
Episode 5 – Transitioning To Working From Home
As this disruption continues, more of us are being asked to work from home. For many of us, this is a completely new way of working and it presents challenges we haven’t experienced before. Today, Danette explores how you can work effectively and harness technology to increase productivity, increase your resilience and wellbeing, and stay connected with others. This recording is taken from our How You Can Thrive During Disruption webinar series. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 4 – Helping Your Children To Learn At Home
As many children are now learning from home we wanted to support you to make their learning effective. Join Danette as she looks at the latest science, as well as tried and tested methods, to help you help you kids thrive during this disruption. You will learn about the latest brain science, the different ways we learn, the importance of breaks and some great tips and tricks to help your children learn more effectively. This recording is taken from our How You Can Thrive During Disruption webinar series. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 3 – Leading Remote Teams Through Disruption
As more of us are relocating our work desk to home, managers and team leaders are also facing new challenges and opportunities, in keeping their teams focused, productive and connected. Join Grahame as he gives insights and tips on how to manage this ever-changing scenario head-on. Learn how to understand your team members better, bring focus and clarity to virtual meetings, and increase communication. This recording is taken from our How You Can Thrive During Disruption webinar series. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 2 – Adapting to Change
In this uncertain time, it can feel difficult to keep your head above water. Join Danette as she takes you through steps to not only better survive through change, but to actually thrive! Learn about Adaptability Quotient (AQ) and why it is the ‘new competitive advantage’ according to Harvard Business Review. This recording is taken from our February 2020 free webinar. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.
Episode 1 – Improving Employee Appreciation
Are you going through a lot of staff in your workplace, or feeling under-appreciated as a staff member in your organisation? In this episode, Danette offers some advice on how to make your employees feel valued and appreciated, leading to greater workplace satisfaction and job retention. This recording is taken from our March 2020 free webinar. For a more visual experience, you can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.