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Why use Training Games?

Why use Training Games?

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
Stress Management Activities

Stress Management Activities

Stress management is a frequent topic on LinkedIn and so many have shared their wonderful exercises and activities. Here are some that stood out as most “liked.” Stress Management Activities Stress for Success Straw Activity Start Talking! Stress Management Thumball Consider the Conseque... Read More
Workplace Engagement – how do you get people engaged?

Workplace Engagement – how do you get people engaged?

I’ve been following a wonderful discussion on LinkedIN about workplace engagement. The focus of the conversation has been about how to get employees engaged. Following is my synopsis and organization of that very rich dialogue. I may not have captured every contributor’s direct words, bu... Read More
Popular Board Games used for Content Training

Popular Board Games used for Content Training

While everyone is out shopping for gifts and toys for the holidays, I thought this a good time to synthesize the answers to Angela’s Hannon’s Linked-IN question, “has anyone used board games in a creative way to train on content?” Not surprisingly, she received a slew of crea... Read More
Shake off the nervousness

Shake off the nervousness

Even seasoned trainers feel it — that edge of nerves that accompanies you to each new session or presentation. Despite my experience as a circus clown (yup, it’s true) and negotiations trainer, I still get a buzz of nervous energy at the start of an event if I’m training, facilitat... Read More
Constructive Criticism – an oxymoron?

Constructive Criticism – an oxymoron?

About a month ago, Laura Catalano posted the following discussion on the Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group on LinkedIN: “Constructive criticism … why do people take it so personally?” She had an overwhelming number of responses. Many shared answers to the direct question... Read More