Singaporeans hungry to enliven training

They were hungry for information on how to make their trainings more engaging. The 500 attendees at my session at the Singapore HR Summit were from a myriad of SE Asian industries. My session, “How to Enliven Training Using Gimmicks, Games and Gizmos” proved to be the one of the most popular seminars at the event.

When training SE Asia and the Middle East I’ve learned those audiences love activities. North Americans like to be involved, too, but sometimes, especially in Silicon Valley, they seem to just want a data dump of the information and consider role plays and other activities as frivolous folderol.

Not so abroad. In fact, if you try to talk at them too long, they start texting, getting emails, napping or leave! Of course, this happens in No. American audiences as well.

(Read the description of “How to Enliven Training Using Gimmicks, Games and Gizmos.”)