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3 Ways (and 1 Tool) to Engage Your Staff in Your Next Team Meeting

Last week a colleague asked for help organizing her thoughts for an upcoming team meeting. She had prepared a set of PowerPoint slides and was preparing to distribute a hard copy of some job duties that she wanted to review with her team… for the third time. 648 more words

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Six More Training Icebreaker Questions That Begin With “Would You Rather…?”

An effective icebreaker accomplishes three things:

  1. Attendees are introduced to one another
  2. The energy in the room picks up
  3. Attendees begin to think about the session’s topic (preferably in a fun, light-hearted way)
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Lessons in Presentation Skills from Hiroshima

Last week I had an opportunity to spend a day in Hiroshima, where I had an opportunity to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. As I reflected on how the museum curators put together such a moving and powerful experience, it made me wonder what transferable lessons there could be for anyone who wants to make a presentation designed to move their audience to action. 579 more words

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5 Predictions for the Future of Learning and Development

Have you ever wondered what the future of workplace learning will look like? As I look around, here are five things I think will happen within the next five years: 953 more words

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In Order for Corporate Training to Improve, L&D Practitioners Need to Lose their Snobbery

On a scale from 1-10, how much do you love to be informed that you’re doing something wrong by a cocky, snide, snarky, arrogant know-it-all? 338 more words

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This training could save you from a $1.875 million lawsuit!

Would you like to be on the losing end of a lawsuit that cost your employer $1.875 million because you were too buddy-buddy with your hourly, non-exempt staff? 690 more words

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5 Things Presenters Can Learn from March Madness

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. March Madness!

As a former college mascot, I had an opportunity to see March Madness up close and personal. 690 more words

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