We are constantly surrounded by squirrels to chase. It’s in our nature: We don’t want to miss a thing. As learning and development professionals, squirrels are our nemesis.
Introverts can use their listening skills to notice how the audience is feeling, which enables them to pace their delivery to match the audience. They also often put in more preparation time, as they don’t mind being alone for hours to plan.
I recently returned from a group tour of northern Italy. Below are five principles that facilitated our group bonding and learning and their relevance to corporate training.
We recently asked four facilitators to share lessons they have learned over the course of their careers. A common theme among the responses was what they wish they’d known when first starting out. Based on these lessons, here are four key takeaways.
High-performing sales professionals use their facilitation skills and presence to create an environment with mutual respect, genuine curiosity and vulnerability.
When we are triggered during training, there is nowhere to run, and we are forced to manage it in the moment.