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VIDEO: Workplace trends with impact on Meetings...

Some brilliant minds start to doubt the social networking, Web2.0 and consequently doubt the true value of so much collaboration in organisations. Brace yourself for some far seeing visions...

EXPERT on Micro Expressions: Yann Van den Branden

Yann is a speaker on micro expressions and how you can use them to learn more about your 'opponent' in a commercial situation. Yann mostly teaches interactive sessions, trainings, workshops with real exercises for the participants or as a keynote speaker for a larger group. Yann has reference in large corporations in the pharmaceutical, banking, insurance and automotive world, from the USA over Japan to Russia. As an Actor he is also a member of the international business communication theatre group called YESSI JADA.

ABCDEF: are people tools?

Are people tools in the hands meeting architects, to influence participants? It sounds a bit weird but on the other side, it is about time we see professionals (and volunteers or staff) of all sorts as a category of tools in designing better meetings. Our participants are people and consciously deploying ‘non participant’ people to assist, facilitate, inspire, motivate and even drive meeting objectives is probably the most logic and maybe even the most effective thing we can do.

EXPERT on Brain food: Andrea Sullivan, M.A.

Brain Food: Menu Choices for Enhancing Mood, Learning & Performance in Meetings 

For more than 25 years, people have benefited from Andrea Sullivan’s expertise. Her specialization in understanding the application of brain research has helped organizations with their learning design, group dynamics, organizational growth and leadership. Now she brings the expertise to IACC to discuss how food enhances moods, learning, and performance in meetings.

American Society for Training & Development

ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 130 U.S. chapters and with more than 30 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.


Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people--at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink explains in his new and paradigm-shattering book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world.

League Of Rock :: Music-Based Team Building

 Music-Based Team Building

 Does Your Team Need To Be Tuned?

Jumpstart Creativity & Teamwork! Get a direct line to your staff while they are at play + at WORK with music-based team building corporate events, rewards + incentives programs.

Get your team truly connected by combining the universallanguage of music with the excitement of Rock‘N' Roll!

Mary Boone

Mary E. Boone is president of Boone Associates located in Essex, CT. She is a leading authority on organizational communication, leadership development and large-scale interactive meetings. Her firm’s client list spans a wide array of public and private organizations – such as IBM, NASA, JPMorganChase, ConocoPhillips, AARP, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the United States Army.
Boone Associates assists clients in these areas:

Organizational Communication


Engage and understand the group's most important ideas, opinions, feedback or insights on a specific topic. Real time, interactive, written discussions, in which participants anonymously identify and intuitively filter the best insights from the whole group.

The intelligence generated through Synthetron discussions enables our clients to take better informed decisions faster.


Incentives don't work

Watch this amazing video that destroys classic beliefs in incentives... By Daniel Pink.  Daniel Pink is the author of 'DRIVE' 

No More Boring Meetings

Office Solutions
An article in four parts including  >Have Fun at Your Next Meeting  >Start the Ball Rolling  >Get them to Speakup  >Keep them Awake  >Recognize and Reward  >Ask for Feedback. Find it:

Global Change Journey training courses

 Global Change Journey training courses: A fresh view on change in organizations

We all know that 60-80% of all change projects fail. It is time to change how we see change.

Dan Tobin - Corporate Learning Strategist

Dan has worked in the training and development field for 30 years, including four years as vice president of design and development at the American Management Association, eleven years at Digital Equipment Corporation where he founded Digital’s Network University, and two years at Wang Global/Getronics where he founded Wang Global/Getronics Virtual University.  Dan has extensive experience in management development, executive education, sales and sales support training and technical education.

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