Episode 88

89: Training from the Back of the Room with Kim Brainard

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March 12th, 2018

36 mins 59 secs

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About this Episode

Kim Brainard (@Agilebrain1) joined me (@RyanRipley) to explore training from the back of the room techniques and practices.

[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Kim Brainard Leading an Agile Workshop[/featured-image]

Kim has over 8 years of Agile experience and 15 years’ experience in IT project planning, implementation, and execution. She is skilled in building interaction and collaboration among organizations to drive change, support key business objectives, and maximize value creation across enterprise environments. She recently served as Co-Chair of Scrum Alliance’s Global Gathering 2017 and is very active in the agile community.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How trainers and coaches can use brain science to help their students and teams learn more effectively
  • The 4C’s to engaging with learners in your workshops
  • How 6 times 6 ways can improve your student’s ability to retain content and idea
  • Why active learning trumps passive lectures

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Click here to purchase on Amazon.[/callout]

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Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

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