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Category: Motivational Movie Clips

5 Tips to facilitate video training

5 Tips to facilitate video training

While we’re at no shortage for videos these days, the bigger question is how to make the most of video clips for memorable video learning, no matter how long or short they are. The exact prescription of what to do or how to do it, depends on the clip of course, but this handful of… Read More
It’s not about the Nail – men and women communicate differently

It’s not about the Nail – men and women communicate differently

When the book Men are from Mars, first came out, I remember being fascinated by these predictable differences between men and women, how they communicate, and how they approach problems. In keeping with that theme, this video made me laugh out loud.... Read More
Great YouTubes for Learning and Work

Great YouTubes for Learning and Work

Many times,  people have asked what are the best movies we can use to demonstrate a variety of learning points.  While we have lists of feature films that are great for training, many are looking for that perfect YouTube clip that is “safe” to play in the classroom.  Following is the ... Read More
Engaging the body so the mind can learn

Engaging the body so the mind can learn

We talk a great deal about the importance of engaging the body so that the mind can learn. The Zip-Zap Circus School in South Africa takes this concept to the extreme. They take “ordinary” kids (including “youth-at-risk”), teach them Circus Arts skills, and thereby help them ... Read More
Wingclip for Inspirational Movie Clips for Learning

Wingclip for Inspirational Movie Clips for Learning

I just came across this great resource for movie clips for learning.  It’s a subscription service called WingClips. WingClips, LLC, has secured the right to offer and provide trailers and/or short segments (“clips”) of certain films to organizations for use during religious services and/o... Read More
Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes

When I was a kid, I collected buttons — not the kind you sew on clothes, but the kind with a pin on the back. I had buttons for gymnastics (my childhood passion), “Big Mac attacks,” political campaigns, you name it. I had hundreds of them. More recently, I’ve been collecting ... Read More
Valuing our Teachers

Valuing our Teachers

As summer winds down and “back to school” is fresh in our mind, let us consider the true impact of our trainers and teachers, who are too often under-valued and under-appreciated. I found this thoughtful article quoted online. What Do Teachers Make? by Mona Kapoor Choudhury The dinner gu... Read More
Fun DOES work!

Fun DOES work!

I know this Staircase Piano video has become quite popular on You Tube.  The reason I find it intriguing for trainers is because it emphasizes the importance of engaging people by using playful techniques. The takeaway: be bold and confident in your commitment to fun, even if you’re facing pe... Read More
Facing the Giants

Facing the Giants

I’m not sure if my recent obsession with the Friday Night Lights TV series intensifies my interest in high school football, but this video clip makes a strong point about leadership and effort. Talk about inspirational videos, Facing the Giants is at the top of my list:... Read More
A Vision of Student Life Today

A Vision of Student Life Today

I love this video by the students at Kansas State University. While it was produce many years ago, the increase in online learning makes it especially poignant. How does technology engage, enable, and distract us young people from life? What does student life even look like these days?... Read More