Training

Exercises with Images

One of the neuroscience based learning techniques that I have the hardest time incorporating into my trainings and meetings is leveraging images.  I’ve adapted one exercise to incorporate images and have found several valuable variations. Exercise: Conclusion activity to express…

Powerpoint Pet Peeve

This round of pet peeves is focused on the pet peeves I’ve accumulated around powerpoint slides.  Let me be clear, there are many amazing slides and these are my issues but you know me, always sharing: Template:  Our minds are wired to…

Bad attendee

I recently attended a training. I will write the summary notes of that soon but first I need to own something…I’m a really bad attendee in trainings. Don’t get me wrong, I love to learn but I find myself struggling…

Humanizing Work Event

This past week, I participated in the Agile For All Humanizing Work Advanced Learning event.  Essentially, this event is designed to help Agile For All alumni grow further along with their Agile mindset and skills.  Just as previous years, I found myself standing at the close of this…

WTF

Anyone that knows me personally, is well aware of my sailor talking abilities. WTF is a well-used favorite of mine. Recently, I was teaching in a class and my co-trainer mentioned learning that leaders should change”WTF” in the traditional sense to “Where’s…

Stickers

Last week’s post was quite heavy; so going light this week.  Stickers! I know this post is basically unnecessary because who doesn’t love stickers?!?! However, just in case… How I use stickers:  In trainings, when someone does anything that really…

CST Results

I mentioned that I was attempting to attain being a Certified Scrum Trainer earlier in the year.  Today was my interview day and I…wait for it…PASSED! As much as I didn’t find the documentation process endearing, I found this stage…