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Practical Storytelling: Unlock Your Greatest Training Tool

Stephanie presented at the ATD 2019 International Conference & Exposition.

 May 22, 2019 | Washington, DC

Attendees learned to:

  • Apply storytelling basics and best practices to training content.
  • Create and deliver effective stories that advance learning outcomes.
  • Engage learners through stories to create memorable, personal connections.




Where the Path May Lead:
A Guide to Learning Pathways

Stephanie presented at the ATD New England Area Conference 2019.

 March 29, 2019 | Needham, MA

Attendees learned to:

  • Identify opportunities to integrate learning pathways into current and future learning strategies.
  • Analyze existing and potential content delivery modes to craft a customized learning pathway.
  • Engage learners through digital and non-digital learning to create personalized learning experiences.



Engaging Storytelling Techniques to Captivate Every Audience

Stephanie Spoke at the ATD 2018 International Conference and Exposition.

 May 6, 2018 | San Diego, CA

Attendees learned to:

  • Identify optimal opportunities to integrate stories into training content
  • Craft compelling stories that form connections between the facilitator and the learner



It Starts with You: Accountability Strategies that Boost Your Performance

Stephanie Spoke for Metro DC ATD.

 September 8, 2017 | Online Presentation

Attendees learned to:

  • Describe what it means to be accountable to ourselves and our colleagues
  • Identify key strategies to push ourselves, engage our networks, and even prompt colleagues to put their best foot forward



Develop and Implement Your Leadership Skills

Stephanie Spoke for 21st Century Community.

 July 26, 2017 & August 1, 2017 | Online Presentation

Attendees learned to:

  • Express why personal leadership skills are critical
  • Identify authentic leadership strategies to implement



Challenge Accepted:
Design your Evaluation Plan

Stephanie Spoke for Metro DC ATD.

 August 29, 2017 | Arlington, VA

Attendees learned to:

  • Design an effective evaluation plan that moves beyond level 1 evaluations
  • Identify components that can inform and improve an evaluation plan



Revolutionize Education and Training with Social Learning

Stephanie Spoke at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference.

 March 6, 2017 | Orlando, FL

Attendees learned to:

  • Explain the value of social learning as a strategy to enhance training development
  • Construct a social learning strategy to implement into training plans
  • Select the tools, resources, and engagement strategies necessary to build and manage a learning community


Media, Podcasts, and Interviews


Train or Entertain: 3 Storytelling Strategies You Can Implement Today

Stephanie contributed an article to the Association for Talent Development


The GoodPractice Podcast

Stephanie appeared on the GoodPractice podcast to discuss storytelling and how it applies to learning design.


The Business of Vacation Interview

Stephanie appeared on the Quit Bleeping Around podcast to discuss why vacation might be the secret to your professional success.


Funky Thinkers Interview

Stephanie had a terrific conversation with host Jonathan Senior about upcoming training trends and why travel can make us better employees and colleagues.


Quit Bleeping Around Superachiever Interview

Stephanie spoke with Quit Bleeping Around host Christina Eanes about training, traveling, and how to get more done effectively.