‘My FBI’ Training Wheels

The 4 step reality changer ‘My FBI’ was delivered by Oksana Eremina, in the training wheels session, to assist us when facing difficult situations. Oksana covered the aspects focus, experience, meaning and body / breath to take us through a simple 4 step check that can be a reality changer when we most need it. [Read more…]

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Life or Death by Powerpoint Educational

At the exact moment Wendy White was delivering her powerpoint educational there were 30 000 powerpoint presentations being done in the world. Knowing how many deliver ‘death by powerpoint’ that means a lot of bored people in audiences at any moment in time. Wendy delivered a series of tips on how to use powerpoint when presenting. [Read more…]

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Goals Based Training Tips

When delivering training it is great to set goals at the beginning of the session so everyone understands what the objectives are and what they can expect to get. It is important to build rapport with an audience especially if delivering training. To really establish a pattern of effective training it is vital to seek trainee participation. Christine Jansz kicked off our Training Tips session with this focus on goal setting. [Read more…]

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7 Learning Styles Educational

The same training can generate different results in the workplace solely based on the different learning style people have. This is something that Dianne Sammut began investigating to determine why some of her trainees got it and some clearly didn’t. Dianne gets all staff to complete a learning styles questionnaire. Interestingly she has found half are one style and the remainder are a mixed bag of all other learning styles. [Read more…]

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Be Memorable – Training Game

The objective of Kerry Lambert’s training game was to stimulate our thinking about what it is that makes the audience remember us and our take away points.

4 volunteers were asked to introduce themselves to us including their job, an interesting fact about themself and the names of 3 people they’d like to take to dinner. [Read more…]

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You’re a Tool – Brain Based Learning Educational

The second educational in our sample meeting was ‘You’re a Tool’ by Belinda Faulkner. The message being that we are the strongest training tool we have. It is up to us as trainers to be engaging and to immerse trainees in the learning experience. It began with the difference between speaking and training, how to engage learning centres and the application it can have in Toastmasters educationals. [Read more…]

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Representational Systems – Educational

The Trainers By Design sample meeting was privileged to be delivered an educational on representational systems and sensory based language. Many toastmasters already know Eric Pace who delivered the educational as an accomplished trainer. By first establishing ur primary sense he was able to focus our attention on how use sensory based language to improve our speaking and training. [Read more…]

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Trainers by Design Training Tips #1

The Trainers By Design sample meeting was the first time we’ve seen training tips in action. It is an impromptu speaking opportunity – 1-2 min – to focus on training tips. The Toastmasters at the Trainers By Design sample meeting got really excited about sharing their training tips. The tips shared are summarised below. [Read more…]

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Post Up Technique – Training Wheels

In our first meeting Jo Spiegelhauer used¬† the Training Wheels session to introduce us to the Post Up technique. It is a technique to generate great brainstorming session results. Each person brainstorms individually on post-it notes first. The post-it notes are then placed on a whiteboard where they can be discussed and grouped and organised into a plan. Read what we did in our session with Jo below [Read more…]

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