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Excited To Share This!

Excited to share what I have been working on, including a sneak peek behind the curtain!

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CANVA VIDEO CLIPS AND MORE

Canva is a tool and resource that I use to create designs for social media posts, visuals for slide presentations, elements for YouTube videos and more. Did you know that they have video clips and music elements?

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I FAILED

Recently I received my eSpeaker certification. Hear about why I was glad 'I failed' the first time.

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PLETHORA OF RESOURCES

There is a plethora of resources, including there are three years of videos, blogs and resources for you to browse! These tools and information are to help you reach the variety of learning types in your audience.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CONVERSATION

Diversity and Inclusion are important topics for not just right now, but as an ongoing intentional priority in our workplaces, training spaces, and for all of our communications and social media posts.

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TWO EVENTS THIS MONTH

Answering your questions and responding to frequently requested topics for help from my clients. This is just a heads-up, FYI that there are two opportunities for learning: ZOOM Workshop & YouTube Class.

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PARTICIPANT’S CONTEXT

If a person is fading or tuning-out because of stress or other competing priorities, then they may not be stay engaged.

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AFTER THE LEARNING CURVE

You have been navigating ZOOM meetings now for a couple of months, but do your participants tune out? Learn how to use the tools in ZOOM to engage your employees, clients, customers and audience.

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ONLINE ICE BREAKERS

In order to create spaces that are engaging, activities and fun should be part of the learning experience. It is possible to lead ice breaker activities online.

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BREAKOUT ROOMS

How to use ZOOM breakout rooms, from the host perspective, and what your participants see.

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VIRTUAL BACKGROUNDS

Fun icebreaker or online activity for your meetings or workshops: Virtual backgrounds via ZOOM.

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REACHING GOAL 100

Thank you for all of you who have subscribed! We reached our Goal 100. I share WHY this was important. You also get to see how to update your YouTube channel url, uploading new channel art, resizing in Canva and more! I also share some ups and downs on the day that we reached this exciting goal.

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10 TIPS USING ZOOM FOR LARGE GROUPS

Ten tips using ZOOM Meeting, video platform, for large group training or online meetings.

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WHEN THE RECORDING IS ALL WRONG

What to do when the webinar, or online workshop, or meeting replay is terrible, and the recording is all wrong! EIGHT Tips!

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MORE THAN A TALKING HEAD

5 Ways You Can Edit Your Talking Head Videos. Engage and reach the variety of learning needs in your audience.

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5 TIPS TAKING IT ONLINE

5 Tips to help you engage and reach your audience online.

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NEW TO LEADING ONLINE

Chatting with my sister Kathryn Ritchie, about leading meetings via ZOOM, with her team, and how she also supports her customers/clients.

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ONLINE MEETINGS

During this time of self-isolation, and social distancing it is extra important to know about ways to connect online. Step by step video tutorials, for online meetings and chats.

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HONEST THOUGHTS

As you Canva Certified Creative, I'll share what's new in Canva & what's coming (secrets I can share).

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WHAT’S NEW IN CANVA

As you Canva Certified Creative, I'll share what's new in Canva & what's coming (secrets I can share).

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THE TRUST FACTOR

When professional speakers and facilitators are interested in my help to update their PowerPoint slide presentations, they first want to see a sampling of my work. This makes sense, because when any of us are sharing our intellectual property with another person, there is an important trust factor!

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MORE THAN 7 LEARNER TYPES

There are more than seven ways to engage your audience, and light up their learning experience. 

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5 KEYS TO CREATING LEARNING

One size does not fit all, but variety is key, when creating learning experiences for your audience. When creating a new learning experience, or transforming your content into something new, here are 5 keys to get you started. 

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POWERPOINT TEXT AND SLIDES

PowerPoints aren't dead, but it's a responsibility to use this presentation tool well. Learn how to add text animations & slide transitions to add interest.

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POWERPOINT NOT DEAD?

Are PowerPoints dead? I think it depends on who is using or misusing this tool! Find out some Do's & Don's and Keys to successfully using PowerPoint slides.

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YEAR END SPENDING

It's that time of year again!  I am referring to year-end fiscal spending, as an important opportunity to direct dollars in a way that adds additional value to the investment, through training and development.

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VISION BOARDS

At the beginning of a new year, and especially at the beginning of a new decade, vision boards are popular. I talk with Lesley Calvin from Positive Forward Motion about the value of Vision Boards, and discuss if it's all fluff.

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2020 VISION

Launch forward into 2020 with me!  The intention for Vision 2020, is to serve you with tools, resources, information and opportunities. We help you reach the variety in your audience, in order to light up those 'ah ha' moments with engaging learning experiences.

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LOOKING BACK & LOOKING FORWARD

#2019Rewind This Year-End is particularity wonderful, because we are ending a decade. Please enjoy the creative video looking back at 2019, and my personal reflections with gratitude, on my entrepreneurial and personal journey.

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ANOTHER TOOL I USE

LATER is the scheduling app I use to plan my social media posts. This platform allows me to be more efficient and intentional on how I spend my time.

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A LOOK AROUND ZOOM

Zoom is fantastic for online meetings, workshops or webinars. Get a look around ZOOM, what to expect, how to log-in and how to navigate around the platform.

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FINDING BALANCE WITH VARIETY

Finding balance and variety in order to reach your audience and engage people in the learning experience.

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CREATING WITH CANVA

Canva is an online graphic design tool you can use for promotion and learning resource development. How To Sign Up (Instructional Video), and Upcoming Workshop details.

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WHAT IS CONTENT CREATION?

What does Content Creation mean to you? The words and language we use matter. Two people can have two different ideas on what a topic is, depending on their context and their experience with that word.

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BEING A MENTOR

Blog Post, Part One packed with information about the beginning of our mentorship venture, including a Vlog recorded on the way to the first meeting.

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CREATE ANIMATED POSTS

Canva offers the option of creating animated social media posts which are engaging and fun! Learn how to create your own post, with a step by step view.

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DARE I SHARE THIS?

I share an embarrassing story within my latest Intentionally Brave talk.My first Petcha Kutcha, and lessons learned (20 slides @ 2 seconds each).

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INCLUDE IN YOUR PPT

Must haves in your PowerPoint. Enhance your presentations and engage your audience. Downloadable resources, and special content creations.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: PRESENTERMEDIA

A Behind the scenes look. Get innovative with your content creation for your training resources, PowerPoint presentations, website, bite-size learning and more with PresenterMedia!

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WHAT’S IN MY KIT?

In my facilitator kit, you will find 'must haves' and 'custom activity resources'.  What’s in my kit is an important part of preparing for the speaking gig!

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VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT NEXT GENERATION

It's National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and I am super excited to be talking with Heather Ramirez today! We're going to discuss volunteer engagement next generation, via social media. This includes volunteers recruitment, appreciation and ‘just in time’ learning online. #NVW2019 

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LEARNING THROUGH CREATIVITY

Learning through creativity can help organizations solve problems with innovative solutions. #10DAYTACKLE & Solo Trip Vlog series were 2 ways I grew my creativity & stretched my comfort zone.

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THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

Dollars for training build your team, show their value and demonstrate innovative thinking. Year end spending should include workplace education.

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COMMUNICATION THROUGH CHANGE

Effective communication across an organization is hard to come by. To ensure successful communication the message should be given across multiple platforms many times over.

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WORKPLACE TEACHABLE MOMENTS

Workplace teachable moments for leaders, are opportunities to handle situations that go wrong or right. Approach often determines results. Read the blog below about the response to moments of frustration, as teachable opportunities. An additional YouTube vlog/video is another format to review this topic.       Opportunity   Do you take the opportunity, when something ...

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INTENTIONAL CONVERSATIONS

Intentional & difficult conversations are a necessary part of our professional and personal aspects of our life. Approach often determines the results. Read the blog below to review the different approaches you can take: to avoid, be aggressive or address the situation. An additional YouTube vlog/video is another format to review this topic.   Difficult ...

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ABUNDANCE OF SHARING LEARNINGS

Consume Knowledge   Do you love to have new experiences and learn all the time? Do you consume knowledge from every aspect of your life, the good and the bad experiences? People have the choice to take something of value from even the toughest situations in life. We just have to be open to new ...

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INDIVIDUALLY UNIQUE

Each Unique   Each person is individually unique, and this applies to how we learn as well. Whether it is in school, work, professional development or life’s lessons, we each ‘light up’ when the learning experience is fun! Everyone also has a different personality, different ways to communicate and different ways they prefer to learn ...

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YOUR BEST LEARNING

      Self Reflection   Do you know what your learning style is, or what your learning preferences are, to have a better learning experience? Unlock your potential!   Lifelong Learning   Regardless if it is in the workplace or in another community group, you may want to continuously expand what your knowledge. Lifelong ...

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PARTNERSHIPS = RELATIONSHIPS

    Keys to Successful Partnerships   Partnerships are successful because of the people that are part of the collaboration. When working with others, success is achieved because of individuals and the relationships they cultivate. Sometimes when we focus on the organizational level, and partner multiple agencies to tackle a program, the individual learning needs are overlooked.   ...

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OLDER ADULT LEARNERS

Diversity   Older Adult Learners or Seniors are not too old to learn something new! Therefore educators should consider a variety of needs when including older adult (or senior) learners. Characteristics that may affect learning could be a decline in cognitive abilities or other physical limitations and ailments. Consider the amount of time taken to explain ...

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THREE STEP EDUCATION PLAN

Spring Cleaning   It’s time for some Spring Cleaning and to dust off the policy binder. You can clean up your organization’s education or training any time of the year. Your organization may not have an education plan or training plan. Begin with the three steps outlined in the video below. You will then have the  information necessary to begin ...

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YEAR-END SPENDING NOW!

Open the Wallet   Year-End Spending time is Now. Fiscal Year-End for many non-profits is the end of March. I know this is your month, to see what dollars are left over for the long wish list. After being very careful with the spending all year, diligently following the budget lines, now you can ensure much needed items ...

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PROBLEM ATTITUDES AT TRAININGS

Problem   Problem attitudes at trainings, workshops or presentations are frustrating. Co-workers or employees who don’t like to participate in workplace learning can be difficult. People with an attitude, who roll their eyes, or share negative comments are challenging.   Solution   Transformational learning, or getting people to change their attitudes about learning. Help your ...

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FIVE W’S OF CREATING TRAINING

Getting Started   Are you creating training materials? Do you know where to start? Read this blog post to learn about the Five W’s of developing learning resources. These are five prompt words which lead to important questions to ask yourself when getting ready to start creating!   Remember back in elementary school, or high school when you had ...

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GIVE ADVICE PEOPLE FOLLOW

Five Top Tips Have you ever given the best advice but someone did not follow it? You may have been really passionate about the difference you were going to make. Changing people’s behaviour is hard work. Whether it’s trying to give recommendations to a client, customer, friend/family, co-worker, employee or even your kids, here are ...

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THE ICEBREAKER ACTIVITY

An Icebreaker Activity is also called an energizer, meeting warm-up and team building or ‘get to know you’ game. I like to refer to them as Ice Melters, because you want to warm up a group, not cause a chill. I will explain further, as we review the purpose, process and pay-off or outcomes of these activities.     ...

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TRAINING FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Regular workplace training opportunities contribute to agency quality improvement. Behaviour Change, Learning Culture, and Leadership Buy-In, are important considerations in an organization’s education plan. When employees receive fantastic workplace training, and have a variety of learning choices, this impacts the whole organization.  Regular workplace training produces quality improvement.   Behaviour Change   Building a positive workplace learning culture, requires behavior change. People don’t ...

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LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS

What would it be like to work at an organization or belong to a group where innovation and openness to ongoing learning was freely accepted by everyone?

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HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING

Health and Safety training is not always an employees‘ favourite workplace learning topic. With any adult education, the topic must be relevant to the learner in order for the best knowledge transfer to occur.

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ABOUT US

Regier Educational Services helps you reach your audience, so they don’t tune you out. Professional development options include: online courses, facilitation, workshops, webinars and keynote or guest speaking. Innovative educational resources are developed based on practical experience and evidence-based research. Service provider for professional speakers: Update your presentation tools (PowerPoints, Videos) and resources to reach the variety in your audience. Reach your audience with the support of Regier Educational Services.


Patricia is passionate about creative and quality learning experiences in workplace and community settings. If you are looking for a dynamic keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, or services to level-up your presentations and communications, contact us.


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