Oxygen surges to the brain via the simple act of standing up. So it follows that the best way to learn new skills is to do so upright, not slumped over a desk. In our last “Getting Your Message Across” workshop, Rob Geraghty and I didn’t go so far as to banish all tables and chairs, but we did use the vertical-learning principle over and over again. Here’s a youtube clip of some amazing feedback from just some of the participants in our session…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n72I6hFl11k&feature=player_embedded.
There were over thirty people in our masterclass at a Gartner Business Intelligence conference – and within minutes we had everyone up on their feet, putting all our ideas straight into practice. So by the time they left our workshop they were brimming with confidence, buzzing with energy and bent on getting their message across! I can’t wait to do it again.