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Author: Andy Jacks

Whoever does the talking, does the learning. So who talks in your staff meetings, professional development, and classrooms? Ever since the really cool invention of projectors, there has been a serious and sad condition called, “Death by PowerPoint” in staff meetings worldwide. But don’t worry, there is good news! We have a cure! There are a few steps you can take to prevent this horrible condition.

Pulling up to the railroad tracks… Crossing lights off, arms up… Each car slows down while crossing… One car STOPS right in the middle of the tracks… The driver looks left, looks right… WHILE STILL STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TRACKS…

“The Answer is in the Room” (But are you honest about why you can’t or won’t see it?) How many times have we said, “We can do this, the ANSWER IS IN THE ROOM” when we try to solve problems? So much, that it’s now a cliche, and maybe we need to reconsider what it actually means!