Last month, I hosted a 3-day social media training intensive at the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri. Since then, I've enjoyed watching the Sisters implement some of the things I taught them, including setting up a system for blogging so they can plan in advance when they will blog about what topics. Clyde is a very small town and the monastery is a big part of it.
Today, the social media workshop I led was featured in an article about the Sisters in a local paper, the Maryville Daily Forum. Here's what one of the Sisters said about my workshop:
Donna Maria brings everything down to a level of understandability for those of us who might not be as computer savvy as we would like to be. Using social media has great implications for us as we strive to make our way of life, ourselves and our products known to a larger audience.
I am so honored to be of service and look forward to making more connections with the Sisters and their monastic community. You can enjoy a video about the Sisters's monastic community at this link.
As much as I know the information I shared was very valuable for the Sisters, I am sure that I learned at least as much from them as they learned from me.
Question: Have you ever hosted a class on a topic that you have considerable expertise in, only to discover that the people you were teaching shared much more with you than you shared with them?