Robin's Top 5
By Robin Lindbeck
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Robin’s Top 5 is a quick weekly podcast that provides you with tips, tricks, and ideas about a topic of interest to trainers, facilitators, and others who help people learn.
||RT5 #10: Top 5 Tips for Creating Clarity||5. Let people know what it is you want to talk about. 4. Tell people why this is worth knowing or doing. 3. Tell people the WIIFM. 2. Have a follow up dialogue to check for shared understanding. 1. Rinse and repeat. And be patient. &#||11/1/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||RT5 #9: Top 5 Tips for Distraction-Free Writing||5. Determine why you get distracted…and then figure out what to do about it! 4. Change venues. 3. Use your calendar and a timer. 2. Block the internet and communication with the outside world. 1. Use distrac||10/18/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||RT5 #8: Top 5 Tips for Co-Facilitating Meetings and Training Sessions||5. Have a pre-meeting with your co-facilitator. 4. Stay present and focused while the other co-facilitator is “on”. 3. Demonstrate the behaviors and language of co-facilitation. 2. Communicate with each other during||10/11/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||RT5 #7: Top 5 Reasons People Don’t Give Positive Feedback (and what to do about it)||5. I don’t have time. 4. It won’t sound genuine. 3. People will expect a raise at the end of the year. 2. If I don’t tell them they are doing something wrong–they know they are doing it right. 1. I don&#||10/4/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||RT5 6: Top 5 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback||5. Provide regular feedback (even daily!). 4. Provide a high-quality feedback message that is specific and includes the impact. 3. Regular feedback is about intention…not about time. 2. Provide constructive and positive f||9/27/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 005: Top 5 Tips for Using Google Search||Robin’s Top 5 podcast #5: Top 5 Tips for Using Google Search (a longer show than usual this week…30 minutes) (right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer) 5. Use Google’s advanced search 4. Narrow your search with||9/29/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 004: Top 5 Tips for Asking Questions||Robin’s Top 5 podcast #4: Top 5 Tips for Asking Questions (right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer) 5. Plan your questions ahead of time 4. Use the right type of question to serve your purpose 3. Use different leve||9/22/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 003: Top 5 Tips for Using Flipcharts||Robin’s Top 5 podcast #3: Top 5 Tips for Using Flipcharts (right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer) Today’s top 5 tips are for using flipcharts Robin’s favorite iPhone app (so far!) for capturing text from flip||9/13/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 002: Top 5 Tips for First time Trainers||(Or right-Click Here To Download The MP3) Show #2 Today’s top 5 tips are for first time trainers and facilitators! (and a good reminder for the rest of us too) What other tips do you have? Click on the link below to leave a comment.||8/24/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 001: Top 5 Tips for Breaking People into Groups||(Or Right-Click Here To Download The MP3) Show #1 Today’s top 5 tips are about breaking people into groups! What other tips do you have? Click on the link below to leave a comment.||8/23/10||Free||View In iTunes|