Adult Learning http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Meetings and the Predictability Paradox http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Knowing exactly what is going to happen makes people feel comfortable and secure. But it's not going to help them learn more at your meeting.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/meetings-and-predictability-paradox#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Event Design face2face Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:01:00 +0000 44431 at http://meetingsnet.com IdeaXchange: Is Faster, Shorter, Better? http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Lean speed has become the early 21st century&rsquo;s most ubiquitous fetish, as the Twitterati strip debate down to 140 instantly regurgitated characters.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/meeting-formats/ideaxchange-faster-shorter-better#comments Adult Learning Meeting Formats Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:48:00 +0000 43931 at http://meetingsnet.com Brains, Boundaries, and Memory http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some nuggets from brain science on how our brains edit like movie directors—and maybe meeting planners.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/brains-boundaries-and-memory#comments Adult Learning face2face Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:18:00 +0000 43701 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Do Some Think Meetings Have to Be Boring to be Effective? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some still view fun at meetings as frivolous, not as the learning tool it actually is.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 42711 at http://meetingsnet.com Shocking Truth: People Don't Like to Be Left Alone with Their Thoughts http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New research shows that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit along with their thoughts. What does this mean for learning at meetings?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/shocking-truth-people-dont-be-left-alone-their-thoughts#comments Adult Learning face2face Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 42291 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Image: <span class="lightbox-meta-title"><a class="lightbox-meta-title-link rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/2886288408/in/photostream/" title="Stillness">Stillness</a></span><span class="lightbox-meta-owner"> by <a class="rapidnofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/with/2886288408/">h.koppdelaney</a></span> via Flickr</p> Changemaker-in-Chief: Joan Eisenstodt http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt <div class="field-byline"> </div> <div class="field-deck"> Joan Eisenstodt, Meetings & Hospitality Consultant, Facilitator, and Trainer, Eisenstodt Associates, LLC, earns her own special place on our list of 2014 Changemakers </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our Changemaker-in-Chief, Joan Eisenstodt has pushed the envelope for 40 years, changing the way we look at everything from meeting design, to diversity, to ethics. Here’s our exclusive interview.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/changemaker-chief-joan-eisenstodt#comments Adult Learning Career/Salary Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:48:00 +0000 41981 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Avoid Death by Webinar http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Osterholm, MPH, MSW, and Karen Olivar Mariano </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Webinars are great tools for time- and cost-efficient training—but they can be boring. Here are some tips to keep your learners focused on learning, not checking e-mail.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/how-avoid-death-webinar#comments Adult Learning CME Design Virtual/Hybrid Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:53:00 +0000 39741 at http://meetingsnet.com A Meeting for Attendees, by Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What participant-led meetings are, and why you may want to consider holding one</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/meeting-attendees-attendees#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:22:00 +0000 39701 at http://meetingsnet.com Designing Events Where Communication Comes First http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mike van der Vijver, co-author of the new book Into the Heart of Meetings, talks about meeting design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/designing-events-where-communication-comes-first#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Premium Thu, 23 May 2013 19:55:00 +0000 33971 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Mike van der Vijver, co-author of the new book Into the Heart of Meetings</p>