Intelligently Emotional – The New Science of Emotional Intelligence

When Daniel Goleman wrote his book on Emotional Intelligence, he couldn’t look inside a normal, functioning human brain to see how it works. He based his theory on what he could learn by observing human behavior, and it turns out that overt behavior is only part of the story.

Podcast: Brianne Thomas, Northlake Professional Development Summit

I've written before about our terrible habit as learning professionals to focus on everyone's professional development - except our own. That's why I'm so excited to join Brianne Thomas, Founder and President of Northlake Professional Group. She's put together an...

Congrats to EY and Aptara for Winning the Brandon Hall Award for Custom Content!

I’m thrilled that one of my designs has won the @BrandonHallGrp award for Custom Content. Among hundreds of applicants from around the world, these organizations were judged the best of the best …

Your Clients are Needy – and that’s a Good Thing

Have you ever spent weeks or even months designing a beautiful training program, only to find out that the client really wanted something else entirely? This is what happens when we fail to conduct a thorough analysis of the project, but we’ve all been there. We know better, but somehow, we think that this time is the exception to the rule. No matter how small, urgent, or seemingly simple your project is, skipping Analysis is never a realistic option.

Sit Up Straight! The Posture Effect Has Legs Again (at least for math)

You can probably remember a parent or teacher urging you to sit and stand up straight. Depending on the context, there was probably some implication that you would become a better student, athlete, or leader of the free world if you would just exhibit proper posture....

3 Ways IoT is Changing the Way We Learn

This post comes from guest blogger Brooklin Nash.   Accortding to Futurist Jeanette Cajide: "The Internet of Things will soon the Internet of Everything." The Internet of Things is not necessarily new. ATMs, considered the first object connected to the Internet, went...

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Margie Meacham

President & Chief Freedom Officer (CFO)

Margie teaches people how to design and deliver training that is compelling, memorable and immediately useful by applying the latest discoveries from the converging fields of learning science. The author of “Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience” believes that if you understand how the brain works you can become a better teacher, trainer, leader, spouse or parent and have more fun doing it. Margie is the Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo and hosts a Top Ten podcast on the science of learning.

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