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The point is not powerpoint

 The point is not the powerpoint There were at least 20 presentations during the conference I attended last week, and in half of them the PowerPoint was not starting on time. That's to say that the audience watched the presenter fumbling with projection equipment and...

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Chocs Away

 Chocs Away! I watched an inspirational presentation on the potentially dull topic of the need to stick to corporate style guidelines in all written communications. Yes, I know. But we were saved from monotony by the fact that 'Chocolate' was the word used most often...

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Making technical stuff more interesting

Making technical stuff more interesting Let's say you have a difficult technical or scientific topic to share with your audience. You suspect they won't be able to take in all the information you have to share if you simply hit them with a bunch of complicated...

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What can facilitators learn from the military?

 What can facilitators learn from the military? One striking characteristic of a VUCA world is that not everything goes according to plan. Which is disappointing, because it would be so nice if everything did go as intended. Bloody VUCA! Which is an acronym from the...

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Does everyone need coffee right now?

Does everyone need coffee right now? Is it even possible to get it? I watched an ugly facilitation moment the other day, in which participants who were deeply involved in an activity were wrenched out of it by a facilitator who seemed to think it important that...

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