Why are we surprised that little changes after workshops? According to Mackenzie Reports, change takes action and talks lack what it takes. So why do secondary schools, universities and most organizations still meet daily to talk or deliver facts and expect change to follow? Have you seen it? Or do… Read more »
I opened my door to hear my neighbors little daughter announce with delight, “Look Auntie Ellen, I match me!” Ruthie pointed to her purple hair ribbons, lilac sweater and mauve socks. Kids sometimes see connections in delightful shades that match, links that adults often miss. Take meetings, for example. During… Read more »
Top 10 Questions for ASTD Webinar
Interested in mental keys to transform a boring meeting?
Here are a few questions you can expect at my ASTD Webinar on Wednesday, October 11th.
Are your meetings brain draining, or brain powering? The idea is to engage both sides of the brain, to increase innovation. See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings alive where you work. Respond either yes or no to each survey question and then… Read more »
(Appeared in Smart Brief on Your Career on April 22, 2010) (Appeared in (Practicing Law Institute) PLI Smart Brief April23,2010). See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings alive where you work. When bullies pop an irate question or cynics insist on opinions that provoke… Read more »
Ever wonder why boredom strikes when people talk at you? Wasting time at meetings or lectures? You’ll be interested in research from the National Training Laboratories in Bethel, Maine – and quoted in Geoff Petty’s Teaching Today shows that people retain far more when they when actively involved. Ask the… Read more »