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6 Staging Tips for Facilitating Virtual Classes

“Platform skills” is the term most often used for face-to-face presentations: the presenter’s voice tone, body movement, facial expressions, movement, and energy. Let’s translate all of that to the virtual world with “staging.” What is Staging? “Staging” in the virtual world is defined as everything that is live-streamed by the virtual class presenter/trainer/host. Staging includes …

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Training from the BACK of the Room!: Psychological Safety and The Right to Pass

I’d like to talk about the Right to Pass from the Training from the BACK of the Room! Practitioner course. This is a follow up to my previous post about Psychological Safety and C1 – Connections activities. We often overlook choice as part of bringing Psychological Safety to the training room. If a participant has …

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How to Create Engaging Training with the 4Cs

We use Brain-Friendly Training techniques to create engaging training courses. We have picked up many of these techniques from studying Sharon Bowman’s Training from the BACK of the Room! book and also delivering the TBR Practitioner Course. So what can you do to create engaging training courses?

4Cs Visualisation

Training from the BACK of the Room!: Psychological Safety and C1-Connection Activities.

Most trainers talk about the importance of “psychological safety,” both in the classroom and in the workplace. But how do you go about creating it from the moment learners step into the classroom or training space? Psychological safety is a big deal, both in the real world and the virtual one. I know I struggle …

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Anti-Patterns of Training Part II

Following my previous Anti-Patterns of Training post, here are more mistakes trainers can make. When viewed through the lens of Sharon Bowman’s Training from the BACK of the Room! we see that these go against how brain science tells us we learn best.

Anti-Patterns of Training

Over the years, I have attended a lot of training courses. In recent times, I have been on the other end running as a trainer. Looking through the lens of Sharon Bowman’s Training from the BACK of the Room! (TBR) I see a number of common dysfunctions in traditional training and courseware – anti-patterns of …

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Letter to my Future Self

Converting ideas into concrete action is always tough. We read books, attend conference, book on training courses, have great chats at meet-ups and the ideas start flowing. We get excited to try out new things… …and then reality kicks-in and we have no time to do them. All sort of pressures, diversions and interruptions get …

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