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I wish…  Take time for Wishes and Reflections

I wish… Take time for Wishes and Reflections

When we launched our first “Show & Share,” our work version of show-and-tell, I was the first to admit that it covered the bases but wasn’t the home run I’d planned. We met our goal of creating a meaningful demo of our new Who’s First Buzzer. but came away with a lo... Read More
Creating a Memorable Debrief

Creating a Memorable Debrief

Several years ago, I attended a two-day marketing conference. At the end, a colleague asked: “So, what are your top takeaways?” Exhausted from sitting, listening, and learning, my brain was so overloaded, I couldn’t quickly gather my thoughts to provide an answer. Compared to confe... Read More
Photo Decks for Conversation Starters & Memorable Training

Photo Decks for Conversation Starters & Memorable Training

Have you come across a Photo Deck or other set of Conversation Cards recently? You know those decks of innumerable glorious and provocative images? Perhaps you’ve seen them and wondered what use they might be. Photo Decks are popular for their huge variety of applications, especially as conver... Read More
Perfect DEBRIEFS for Any Learning Game

Perfect DEBRIEFS for Any Learning Game

Let’s say you find the perfect learning game—for communication, listening, negotiation, leadership, process improvement, problem solving, critical thinking, and time management—then what? Games work because they remove players from their usual setting and create a safe environment to take risk... Read More
Training Games? 40 Reason Why!

Training Games? 40 Reason Why!

One recent LinkedIN discussion that drew a lot of interest asked “Why do we use Training Games?”  So many people liked and commented, that I wanted to synthesize the conversation and pull out the highlights. Whether you’re using games to improve communication and listening skills,... Read More
Top Tips to Facilitate Great Meetings

Top Tips to Facilitate Great Meetings

Betty Lochner, an expert in training, coaching and communication, shares 7 tips that will keep you out of Meeting Hell and in Meeting Heaven! In her recent blog, she shares 7 wonderful insights. I’ve added some additional suggestions so you can easily implement these ideas and facilitate great... Read More
Rose-Bud-Thorn for Processing and Reflection

Rose-Bud-Thorn for Processing and Reflection

You already know that learning requires an investment of time and mental focus. Listening to a lecture, reading a book, playing an experiential game, or watching a video can only get you so far. The real learning happens when you apply Thinking Methodologies to digest, discuss, and process the learn... Read More
Teach back challenge

Teach back challenge

  Not too long ago, I learned about the term “teach back.” It’s when students teach what they’ve learned back to other students. This is a great way to ensure that folks really learned their stuff–learned it so well, in fact, that they can share it with others. Whe... Read More
Fiddles

Fiddles

Fiddles may look like toys to the untrained eye, but they can be serious learning tools. Below are some of the benefits your group will experience if they pick up a toy or two during your session. Please know, the Trainers Warehouse collection of kinesthetic learning tools has been specially selecte... Read More