What Food Network taught me about facilitation skills

I love Food Network. I never get tired of it. In fact, I could probably find more time for writing this blog (and a number of other things) if I watched less Food Network on Saturday mornings with a cup or three of coffee. Ages ago - probably at least 5 years ago - I … Continue reading What Food Network taught me about facilitation skills

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Phase(Two)Learning Encore: Assume Nothing

phase(two)learning is taking a week off...so for today's post, please enjoy this encore of a favorite phase(two)learning post from 2012. See you next week! This afternoon, I went to my friendly neighborhood convenience store for some caffeinated refreshment (if you’ve checked out my About tab, you’ll remember that I have a “wicked caffeine addiction”).  While … Continue reading Phase(Two)Learning Encore: Assume Nothing

Top 10 Posts About Training and Facilitation Skills

It’s summer vacation for phase(two)learning! Please enjoy this recap of some favorite phase(two)learning blog posts! Look for fresh, new content returning next week!   Last week, we recapped the Top 10 phase(two)learning blog posts about onboarding - I hope you enjoyed it! Since the other topic I love to explore in this blog is training and … Continue reading Top 10 Posts About Training and Facilitation Skills

The Night the Lights Went Out in Training

Confession: I've had this song running through my head for the past few days...and yes, it's (slightly) before my time. Why have I been thinking about this? Not because Vicki Lawrence (or her Mama's Family alter-ego) made an appearance in my office. And not because I was training one night in Georgia, or "hung an … Continue reading The Night the Lights Went Out in Training

The Introvert’s Guide to Being an Awesome Facilitator

  I spend a lot of time in front of a group; but truth be told, I'm an introvert. If I'm given the choice of being in a large, social setting or having a quiet conversation with a couple of colleagues, I'll choose the quiet conversation every time. Sometimes, it seems like being a presenter, … Continue reading The Introvert’s Guide to Being an Awesome Facilitator