Techniques

Exercise: Sign Your Name

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Leveraging Book Clubs

There are always more books than time for me.  I really enjoy reading.  Personally, I have a preference for classic fiction.  Professionally, I have a preference for reading in book clubs.  Lately, I’ve noticed my stack is growing and my…

Non Verbal Language: Power Poses

During a recent Leading Amazing Teams course, an attendee pointed me to this Ted Talk about non verbal language (body language) by Amy Cuddy. First, I had to re-watch the very beginning of the video a couple of times before…

Exercise: Non-Visual Counting

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Symbol

Since the start of my career, I have always had small physical symbols that helped me remember various things. Honestly, for a very long time, I pretended that I didn’t do this.  However, as I’ve witnessed this technique help others…

Exercise: Fast Clapping

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Post-it Final Post

I may have a theme starting for my final post of the year…post-it related present: Ready? Post-It has actually designed their packaging solution by providing a perforated lined down the middle. So how can you open a Post-It pack without struggling…

Random Games

At a recent meeting, Ellen Grove offered a quick game for the team to play before we dived back into agenda items.  The game was Happy Salmon.  This is a super simple game:  Get rid of your cards first by…