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Three Kinds of Courage: How to Listen, Learn and Lead 10-09-14

THREE KINDS OF COURAGE: HOW TO LISTEN, LEARN & LEAD

LSU Ag-Leadership Program
October 9, 2014 ~ Half-Day Seminar/Workshop
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
22 Participants ~ Contact: Bobby Soileau, Ph. D., Program Director

Quality and quantity of info:
4.90 = 98.2%

Manner in which presented:
4.90 = 98.2%

Relevance of subject:
4.73 = 94.5%

Degree expectations were met:
4.90 = 98.2%
By way of evaluation, participants were encouraged to finish the following open-ended sentence : “I would say this program . . .” (All responses have been included.)

“. . . was one of the best I’ve ever been a part of!” “. . . was just what the doctor ordered.” “. . . is a valuable component of our leadership training.” “. . . will help me become a better leader.” “. . . will help me more on becoming a better leader. I believe all that was taught today was helpful. I found it all helpful.” “. . . it was great!!” “. . . was extremely informative” “. . . was great. Different than any other I have ever received.” “. . . was an excellent program.” “. . . Fascinating!” “. . . will allow me to keep my inner well replenished.” “. . . opened my eyes to something I need to work on.”

Training aspects you felt were most helpful:

> Just about everything > I found it all helpful > Very Good – Listening > Very good at holding attention > The information and challenge to be courageous > Notebook with self-evaluation and goals > Drills to reinforce the message. Practical – about what I had never been exposed to or thought about > Made me think about the person I want to be in life in general, not just as a leader. > Figuring out what I needed to improve on. > Packet to follow along was helpful > Self-reflection > Materials, real examples, scientific but easy to understand, support activities, fill in the blanks in workbook > Examples of real-life leadership training > Partnered activities and group interaction, the finger, blind spot test > Active delivery, tangible take-away items > Videos and audio recordings >

Training aspects you felt were least helpful:

> The booklet. Good, but I’ll use it the least > Some parts were a little too quick to follow > Some of the PowerPoint lecture > Asking for assistance exercise > no issues > Fill in the blanks book. Just not my style. > Was too fast through slides about Declaration of Independence > None > None >

Three Kinds of Courage: How to Listen, Learn and Lead – 09-23-14

THREE KINDS OF COURAGE: HOW TO LISTEN, LEARN & LEAD

Department of Information Systems
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 ~ Half-Day Seminar/Workshop
Little Rock, Arkansas
Contracted for max of 20 participants (28 attended) ~ Contact: Ms. Debra Bradford, Organization Developer

As rated on a scale from 1 to 5:

Quality and quantity of info:
4.58 = 91.5%

Manner in which presented:
4.77 = 95.4%

Relevance of subject:
4.62 = 92.3%

Degree expectations were met:
4.58 = 91.5%
By way of evaluation, participants were encouraged to finish the following open-ended sentence : “I would say this program . . .” (All responses have been included.)

“. . . was absolutely amazing. I would love to hear more of Randy” “. . . gave me a different view of listening.” “. . . was a good use of my team for a leader” “. . . is helpful. It would have been more helpful to employees who have not already attended similar workshops.” “. . . provided me with ideas on ways to improve listening skills.” “. . . opened my mind to new ideas” “. . . very good, lots of useful information!” “. . . was very enjoyable & valuable” “. . . motivational” “. . . Excellent!” “. . . was wonderful and very interesting. I really enjoyed it.” “. . . was an eye-opening experience.” “. . . was very good” “. . . was very inspirational”

Training aspects you felt were most helpful:

> Effective > Listening & starting change within yourself > Exercises, Videos > All of it > All was important > Writing down goals > Evaluation every day > The encouraging words. Also the writing in the notebook > Example of how Randy and his wife worked to better listen to each other > Goal Exercises > Goal setting > Take a hard look at my Leadership skills > never stop learning > Tips on how to change behavior > His emotions >

Training aspects you felt were least helpful:

> None – it was all good! > the fire drill (Note: the M.A.C. Admin. conducted a fire drill/building evacuation during the seminar) > Nothing > Writing my goals every day > N/A > None > Shorten slides for the amount of time available > None > Enjoyed all of it > Real Good Training > Fire drill > everything was helpful >

How to Cultivate the Outcome 09-18-14

HOW TO CULTIVATE THE OUTCOME

Arkansas Association for Developmental Education
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 ~ 2-hour Seminar/Workshop
Developmental Mathematics, Pulaski Technical College LRS
Held at Harding University ~ Contact: Jean Swillum, President

As rated on a scale from 1 to 5:

Quality and quantity of info:
4.66 = 93.3%

Manner in which presented:
4.81 = 96.3%

Relevance of subject:
4.52 = 90.4%

Degree expectations were met:
4.62 = 92.5%
By way of evaluation, participants were encouraged to finish the following open-ended sentence : “I would say this program . . .” (All responses have been included.)

“. . . was engaging and entertaining” “. . . will help me become a better listener.” “. . . will help me listen!” “. . . Exceeded!” (in reference to expectations for program) “. . . was enjoyable” “. . . essential for communicating with others” “. . . should be heard by all” “. . . will help me be a better teacher.” “. . . brought into focus much of the same information I’ve collected over the years.” “. . . is well done and fun.” “. . . was the most helpful presentation that I’ve ever had at ArkADE. It was program specific.” “. . . was surprisingly informative while being entertaining. It was based on good science.” “. . . Reiterated what I believe” “. . . was fun” “. . . was about an hour too long” “. . . helped me envision great activities for my classroom and attitudes for program” “. . . informative and encouraging but more of brain info.” “. . . was helpful and a good use of my time” “. . . was encouraging” “. . . is fine” “. . . a great reminder of how we can influence those around us.”

Training aspects you felt were most helpful:

> I so much appreciated the interpersonal skills! > The science of it all > Application of material presented > Entertaining but informative. I liked the scientific facts/data > visual presentation > face lessons > Some of the activities we did – I want to use in my classes. > Tips to improve my listening skills > The Presenter was very interesting! > All information was helpful! > Great speaker! > Review of the brain and what it does! > The information was wonderful > Loved the workshop . . . will use worksheets in classroom to build listening skills. > Feel, felt, found; open face > Examples & Speaker > Information on the brain > activities > Top 10 Toe-Stubbers > Toe-Stubbers and biology > Listening activities > All parts were helpful > Points to enhance my conversations. Defined things we do daily. > Remembering names, act of listening > Knowledge-base of presenter > Discussion about changing myself > It ALL worked! > The activities were very helpful. > Visuals – activities that illustrated information > examples, theory, enthusiasm > Face work to help combat disgruntled students > The inside of brain > S.M.I.L.E.! > The Listening component > Closure that gave me motivation to change lives. You have been the best speaker and motivator that ArkADE has hosted in many years. Thank you! >

Training aspects you felt were least helpful:

> Nothing – all fantastic! > Can’t think of anything! Good Job!! > N/A Awesome! Thanks, Randy! > The material after the break because everyone was tired and cold > That the training was only two hours > The outside of the head > Not really anything > Physicality of the brain > It was fantastic . . . but . . . would have liked some citations and sources where we could go to find studies and examples used. > Some slides were only displayed for seconds – not time to take notes. > I would have loved to see this linked a little more directly to teaching and our classrooms > N/A > I really enjoyed everything – Great Speaker! > N/A > None > Sound system (not Speaker’s fault) > N/A > It was all good. >

Three Kinds of Courage 06-20-14

THREE KINDS OF COURAGE:
How to LISTEN, LEARN & LEAD

Project CENTRL ~ Center for Rural Leadership 2014
First Seminar ~ Class XXIII (136 Participants) ~ Half-day Leadership Seminar/Workshop
Friday, June 20, 2014 ~ Contact: Karen Vanderheyden
San Marcos Resort ~ Chandler, Arizona

As rated on a scale from 1 to 5:

Quality and quantity of info:
4.86 = 97.3%

Manner in which presented:
4.73 = 94.7%

Relevance of subject:
4.93=98.7%

Degree expectations were met:
4.93 = 98.7%

By way of evaluation, participants were encouraged to finish the following open-ended sentence : “I would say this program . . .” (All responses have been included.)

“. . . absolutely fantastic in all areas.” “. . . was one of the best leadership classes I have attended.” “. . . the foundation for a successful business, family and personal life!” “. . . was extremely helpful” “. . . outside the box, inspiring and so awesome.” “. . . was a great experience” “. . . inspired me to smile with my whole face =)” “. . . was exceptional” “. . . was eye-opening & inspiring!” “. . . Outstanding!” “. . . was encouraging and motivational”

Training aspects you felt were most helpful:

> Internal change. Start with yourself > seven step process > Training to improve, LUCK exercise, Time to Test ABCD > group listening exercise, personal stories >All examples > listening, remembering names >Courage > the listening portion really hit home for me. > Identification of weaknesses and journal to record daily goals > goal setting though it is scary, eye contact, communication >written goals > group activity >

Training aspects you felt were least helpful:

> I really felt it was all useful, motivating and moving > I can’t think of anything! > I have no least helpful > none >N/A > Content, Context, Containers – least explained but probably useful > writing down blanks in the book >everything was valuable > all were helpful. (first night- less on external) > I enjoyed it all! > None

The Leadership 06-20-14

THE LEADERSHIP
Some things we could learn from Butterflies, Buzzards and Bees

Project CENTRL ~ Center for Rural Leadership 2013
Closing Seminar ` Class XXIII (13 Participants) ~ Approx. 3-1/2 hours
Friday, June 20, 2014 ~ Contact: Karen Vanderheyden
San Marcos Resort ~ Chandler, Arizona

As rated on a scale from 1 to 5:

Quality and quantity of info:
4.60 = 92.0%

Manner in which presented:
4.70 = 94.0%

Relevance of subject:
4.70 = 94.0%

Degree expectations were met:
4.80 = 96.0%

By way of evaluation, participants were encouraged to finish the following open-ended sentence : “I would say this program . . .” (All responses have been included.)

“. . . was inspirational” “. . . encouraged us to keep striving- there is more to accomplish” “. . . was better the second time. Great session after the year.” “. . . He’s very entertaining & motivating!”

Training aspects you felt were most helpful:

> adjust our vision > Butterflies, Buzzards & Bees > That all leaders are underequipped at the start > The power of perception > Marshmallow challenge

Training aspects you felt were least helpful:

N/A

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