Teaching Philosophy

Over the past 25 years I have had the honour of travelling the world, meeting people who are trying to develop and finance different investments and holding workshops on a variety of subjects. People who have both taken my courses and tried to watch my videos have universally told me that the courses are a far more effective learning experience than either the videos or the website. The reason a course works better than a video or a webinar is because we can have a lot of discussion and I can adjust the course to specific concerns of the participants. This is why in the tradeoff between flexibility and structure, I choose to be flexible.

With the pandemic and the lock-down necessitating on-line courses, I was worried and even depressed about not being able to continue my courses (my concern came in large part because I learn so much from people who participate in the courses).  But now that I have now completed different digital courses, I am confident we can provide you with a positive learning experience. I have found that as long as I keep the number of participants to a reasonably low level; strongly encourage interruption, questions, suggestions and feedback; limit the time of sessions; and, make sure that participants practice with hands-on work the courses can work quite well.  I will even go so far as to say that I believe the digital courses can be fun for participants.