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How Can I Improve Large Group Gatherings?

How Can I Improve Large Group Gatherings?

8,300 Years of Experience Today’s video is a little different. Instead of a talking head style, where I sit and talk to you about whatever the topic is, this time I’m going to actually show you how I make larger group gatherings more fun – no one sitting around and...

How to Close a Conference: Appreciation vs. Affirmation Activity

How to Close a Conference: Appreciation vs. Affirmation Activity

What the Brain Remembers The brain's capacity to recall doesn't necessarily expand over time. Reflecting on our recent experiences, our memory follows a certain curve, which has only a downward trajectory. I call this the Curve of Forgetting—so do learning...

Best Team Activities to Increase Engagement

Best Team Activities to Increase Engagement

When it comes to enhancing team engagement, you don't want to rely on activities that might only offer marginal results. In this article, I'll share three highly effective exercises that have proven to foster genuine engagement. The best part? These activities are not...

How to Talk With Tomorrow

How to Talk With Tomorrow

I'm pumped to share a brand-new artificial intelligence-based tool I've created. It's unlike any other AIs you've seen out there. If you were drawn to this video, I think you'll be especially drawn to this concept. Base Concept for This AI Facilitation Tool Here's the...

How to Do Icebreakers with Burly Men? 🤣

How to Do Icebreakers with Burly Men? 🤣

Hey, friends and fellow connection enthusiasts! You'll get a kick out of this one. Recently, I had an engaging conversation with a fellow speaker and corporate trainer who's part of our tribe (name changed for anonymity sake). We shared some insights, laughs, and,...

How to Make Teaching Work Ethics Interesting

How to Make Teaching Work Ethics Interesting

Hey there! It's Chad, and I recently had a fantastic discussion with a group of beautiful faculty members at WSU Tech, led by the amazing Joyce. During our conversation, Joyce posed an interesting question: How do we make ethics more interesting? In response, I want...

How to Start a Great Speech

How to Start a Great Speech

Have you ever attended a conference where the opening keynote was just a person standing on the stage, speaking to an audience who was simply sitting and silently absorbing the content? Just writing that made my eyes glaze over.  While this may be the norm for...

How to Question Storm the Right Way

How to Question Storm the Right Way

Hey there, fellow curious minds! Today, I'm excited to share with you a powerful technique called the "Question Storm."  Brainstorming helps us generate ideas, while a question storm unleashes a deluge of questions, firing up our curiosity and creativity. I'm going to...

Fun conversation starter cards: We! Connect Challenge

Fun conversation starter cards: We! Connect Challenge

The We! Connect Cards Challenge: More Than an Icebreaker Game Experience a unique approach to engagement with the We! Connect Cards challenge. Far from being just another icebreaker game, this challenge promises meaningful conversations that truly connect people far...

60-Second HABITS That Connect Across Generations

60-Second HABITS That Connect Across Generations

In this article, I want to share with you nine powerful habits that take just 60 seconds each but have the potential to create deeper connections—across generations.  So often, we walk into conversations or interactions with preconceived notions, assumptions, and...

How to Introduce Yourself

How to Introduce Yourself

“Hi, my name is Chad, and I believe that introducing yourself is an art form that takes practice to master.” We've all been in situations where we've met someone for the first time, and the conversation either clicks or falls flat. If you're looking to improve your...

How To Win The (Conversational) Lottery

How To Win The (Conversational) Lottery

We have an immense amount of choice in the types of conversations we start and continue. For the last couple of years, I’ve been working with the faculty at WSU Tech to help them create engaging content for their classes. Today, I want to bring you behind the scenes...

3 Team Productivity Activities That Can Have a BIG IMPACT

3 Team Productivity Activities That Can Have a BIG IMPACT

Let’s get into it. Today, I want to share with you three super simple, clever, and useful group exercises that I think you'll really love. These exercises are perfect for workshops or team-building sessions focused on time management and task prioritization. I came up...

Icebreakers are Great for Trust … But You’re Doing It Wrong

Icebreakers are Great for Trust … But You’re Doing It Wrong

Connection before content is essential for building trust, but too often, icebreakers are done wrong. In this article, I'll share three examples—one from business, one from education, and one from a non-profit context—where I've seen people lead connection before...

THIS Could Change Education Forever

THIS Could Change Education Forever

Revolutionizing Education: Engaging Students with the Power of Contribution Hey there, I'm Chad Littlefield, and today we're going to explore how changing the way we approach education can have a profound impact on student engagement. I'm thrilled to introduce you to...