Why Meetings should be more like the The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

First let me  openly confess…I love Jimmy Fallon.  I want to be his friend.  Who doesn’t? He’s the best! 

Just a little over a year ago Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show and what a difference!  The picture below is a great example of this transformation.  

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Better than the Movies Part 2: The Active Learning/Participatory Model

he retention level of regular conferences and meetings has been studied. Does it surprise you to know that approx. 5-7% of what attendees learn in meetings/conferences is retained and acted upon after 2 days? (via Barbara Palmer for PCMA)

2 days! 5-7%!

Those numbers are ridiculous, and they reveal the very real problem that our industry needs to face: We have inherited a conference and meeting model that ensures non-retention.

How do we reverse that?  By tackling it head-on.

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Case Study #6: Experiential Learning vs. Static Roleplaying

A large construction company wanted to help emerging leaders gain the tools and confidence to handle critical conversations in the workplace. Project teams within this company are often isolated for long periods of time, so it is imperative that leaders are capable and competent to handle critical situations with minimal supervision. 

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