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"Keep up, sit up and shut up." The Poor Presenter's Prayer?

I have to credit my wife with this one.  She has been giving me excellent forthright feedback for nearly 40 years, and this morning over breakfast was no exception.   625 more words

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8 training-related resources that might help with your next presentation

Earlier this month I had an opportunity to co-facilitate a webinar in the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series. During the session, I mentioned several resources that presenters may find handy as they prepare for their next presentation. 785 more words


An elearning and in-person facilitation lesson from my interaction with a drug dealer

“Come back here after the sun goes down and we’ll see how brave you are then.”

I’m pretty sure that was the first and only time someone’s made a sincere threat on my life. 984 more words


Do adult learning principles transcend cultures?

I was in Canada last week observing several pilot versions of training programs that my team had developed. After one of the sessions I was talking with a participant who asked: “Have you found that adult learning principles work the same across cultures?” 320 more words


Workshop Crafting: Demystified

2 months ago, I wrote a post that illustrated what my preparation for a workshop looks like. In the meantime I toured the world (ok, to be precise, I visited once Slovakia, Germany and Hotel Nahac near Prague) with the workshop titled… 1,830 more words


What's the value of a train the trainer session?

One of my favorite topics to design and deliver is presentation skills. When people present better, they have the opportunity to change the world.

Over the past few years, as I reflect on these sessions, I’ve begun to question the value. 418 more words