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Tips for Trainers – Webinar on Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques

Webinar on Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques I’m excited to announce a joint effort with the Association for Experiential Education. Join me tomorrow, Tuesday, March 7th, for my first webinar with the Association for Experiential Education on Effective Debriefing Tools and Techniques! When: Tuesday, March 7 at 3:00pm ET (2:00pm CT, 1:00pm MT, 12:00pm PT) […]

Tips for Trainers – Two Announcements!

Facilitator Tip: Two Announcements! I have two announcements to share today! Sneak Peek! First, I’ve received multiple requests for a ‘Sneak Peek View’ into the new Online Games Database. I created a quick video that shows you all of the features of database, so watch this quick video! Training Wheels Online Games Database Sneak Peak! […]

Tips for Trainers – What – So What – Now What?

Facilitator Tip: What – So What – Now What? Processing helps learners make connections between their educational experiences and real life, as well as future learning. It helps them recognize their skills and strengths by naming them. By recognizing and naming the skills and strengths used in an experience, they become more cognizant of their […]

Pocket Processor – Human Continuum

Pocket Processor – Human Continuum I have a client in the Denver area that I visit once a quarter. I’ve been working with them for close to 15 years now. The first time this client called us, they were looking to fix a relationship problem between two employees on their team. It was pretty fractured, […]

Tips for Trainers – NCCPS – The Facilitator’s UnConference

Facilitator Tip: NCCPS – The Facilitator’s UnConference Once a year there is a fabulous gathering of facilitators. I attend or present at over 15 conferences annually, and this one continues to be one of my favorites. If you’ve never been to NCCPS, I’d like you to consider attending next month. I have been to 16 […]

Tips for Trainers – Does Memorization Have a Sound?

Facilitator Tip: Does Memorization Have a Sound? I have a few games in my repertoire that require participants to memorize a few tidbits of information to complete an activity. I notice more and more that anytime I say, “OK, for this next activity I need you to memorize a few images…”, that the next 3 […]

Tips for Trainers – Three Things that Push Participants Outside Their Comfort Zones

Facilitator Tip: Three Things that Push Participants Outside Their Comfort Zones Pretend you are in one of my teambuilding programs and we are about to start a new activity. As I’m giving the instructions, I make this statement: “OK everyone, in this next game everyone needs 5 playing cards and hold them face down in […]

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: Goal Setting

Facilitator Tip: Goal Setting Happy New Year! One of my favorite parts of January (aside from my birthday!) is hanging up a pristine new calendar and seeing the big blank year ahead of me. It’s a little like holding the New Year’s clean slate right in my hands, just waiting to be written. As I […]

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: Advice from a Snowflake

Facilitator Tip: Advice from a Snowflake Paper Snowflakes With the it being the first week of winter, many parts of the United States are already under a big blanket of snow. Here’s a little Advice from a Snowflake to finish off 2016! Advice from a Snowflake Keep Your Cool Celebrate Your Uniqueness Let Your Plans […]