Over the past few months, I’ve had coffee and kicked some training ideas around with an up-and-coming trainer named Brittany Flajole. After a recent chat, I invited her to share some of her reflections on what’s been helping her maneuver around the learning curve of becoming an L&D professional. Here are some of her reflections: Continue reading
Last week I had an opportunity to accompany my daughter on a field trip to listen to a National Geographic photographer speak about the rainforest.
As we settled into our seats, I could hear students all over the auditorium shouting seemingly random letters.
At first it was: “A! A! A!”
And then “C! No, B! It’s B! B! B!”
Then I looked at the huge screen hovering above the stage and realized they were shouting out answers to trivia questions. There was a buzz in the air even before the speaker took the stage. I loved it. And I immediately began thinking of ways that trainers and presenters could imitate this idea. Continue reading