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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
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
Multi-tasking vs. Juggling

Multi-tasking vs. Juggling

This Fast Company article makes a great point about how multi-tasking does not necessarily make us more productive.  Likely, it’s just the opposite. Doing two things at once, like singing while you take a shower, is not the same as instant messaging while writing a research report. Don’... Read More
Putting Movies in PowerPoint

Putting Movies in PowerPoint

My friend at MPLC, the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation shared this document with me.  If you’re looking for instructions on how to embed a video into your PowerPoint presentation, it’s a great resource. Click here for the PDF document:  Movies in Powerpoint March 2010... Read More
Speak with conviction

Speak with conviction

Enjoy this humorous and motivational poem by Taylor Mali, on how we speak.   Typography from Ronnie Bruce on Vimeo.  ... Read More
Movie rights and recommendations

Movie rights and recommendations

Following is a Corporate Programming Guide put out the by the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation’s (MPLC). They are an excellent one-stop resource to obtain rights to legally play movies in training rooms. MovieClips.com The listing includes the training topic, movie title and studio.  If t... Read More