Monthly Archives: July 2014

Reinforcing learning

RAPID REVIEW Time: 10 minutes Goal: This energiser is useful for reinforcing learning and ensuring that participants have retained knowledge throughout the training course. It helps participant recall, review of the main issues and summarising the key training points. It will also help to focus on the conclusions reached by participants. Instructions: Prior to any break that youContinue Reading

Are you a good leader?

Leadership is not about forcing people to do things, is it? According to Dwight Eisenhower it is “the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” Isn’t that a great quotation? We think you might like to read Samuel Bacharach’s highly interesting article on lessons fromContinue Reading

How do you do?

We hear conversations like this one again and again: Sarah Meyer: How do you do, Mr Henkel? Simon Henkel: Oh, fine thanks, Ms Meyer. So what’s wrong with it? Well, “How do you do?” is the more formal way of saying “Nice to meet you” or “Pleased to meet you” and is not the sameContinue Reading

Breaking the ice with a potato

Here’s a short video clip (5 minutes) showing an icebreaker which you can do either in a virtual or an in-person workshop. You just need a potato and a powerful straw. Are you wondering whether it really works? Why not try it out straightaway?Continue Reading