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Three Tools from Medical Simulations to Implement in Your Learning Ecosystem Today

2018-02-14T16:55:39+00:00January 18th, 2018|Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from other Industries, Training Ideas|

The recent Conference Board Learning & Development Summit in New York City included many fascinating presentations. The Program Director John Gillis, Ph.D. from UPenn, brought together a group of his Ph.D. peers and the result was a fantastic, learning-rich program. One particular presentation caught everyone’s attention. It was a conversation between Shannon McNamara, Assistant Professor [...]

Application: The End and The Beginning of Experiential Learning

2018-01-19T16:49:02+00:00November 1st, 2017|Kolb's Experiential Learning Model Explained, Leadership Development Theory, Leadership Lessons|

Step four of Kolb's Experiential Learning Model. Application: The End and The Beginning of Experiential Learning In our last blog, we learned about the third step of Kolb’s model: Conceptualization. In this installment, we’ll talk about Application, the end AND the beginning of experiential learning. Leeds Beckett of Skills for Learning said, “To learn from [...]

Conceptualization: Extract Universal Leadership Principles for Application

2018-01-19T16:50:11+00:00October 18th, 2017|Gettysburg, Kolb's Experiential Learning Model Explained, Leadership Development Theory, Leadership Lessons|

Step Three of Kolb's Experiential Learning Model. Conceptualization: Extract Universal Leadership Principles for Application In our previous installment of this series, we learned about Reflection and Discussion. In this installment, we will focus on step three of Kolb’s Experiential Learning Model: Conceptualization. In conceptualization we extract universal leadership principles from our reflection and observation. During the [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Value-Based Decision Making According to 12 Angry Men

2018-01-19T16:54:00+00:00September 6th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons|

Two weeks ago we used the film 12 Angry Men to open a discussion about influenced-based decisions. In this Part II segment, we re-visit the film to take a look at how value-based decision making can support your personal and team decisions. Henry Fonda’s character in the movie, Juror #8, cast his ballot on the [...]

Three Tips to Avoid a Social Media Disaster

2017-03-23T16:01:56+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News, Social Media Tips|

Social media for a business can be tricky and is by no means an exact science.  And though there’s no list of sure-fire best practices, there are certainly monster no-no's. The Democratic National Committee recently made a serious social media blunder asking Twitter, of all places, what it wanted the future of the party to [...]

News Flash: Original Apollo 11 Capsule Coming to Your Apollo Experience

2017-03-23T15:59:26+00:00February 24th, 2017|Apollo Experience, Ex2L News!|

Leading Vs. Managing - Leadership Lessons Astride the Coolest NASA Artifact It's been a big week for NASA.  First, they find 7 potentially habitable planets orbiting a nearby star.  Then they announce that the Apollo 11 Capsule is going on tour! Space Center Houston has many cool artifacts.  But from October 14, 2017 through March 18, 2018, [...]