“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn"
All of our trainers, facilitators, actors and coaches embody the ethos that training and development should not only be challenging, but should also be an experience to enjoy. All of our programmes and courses combine stretch, support and reward set at a level that is appropriate for the individual.
We are also always striving to deliver and appeal across all the different learning styles. Of course there is always an element of theory and the utilisation of models and interventions. However, alongside that there is also an ongoing emphasis of putting theory into practise: of 'doing' as well as 'describing'. Using storytelling, role-play, discussions and debate; exercises, energisers, brain awakeners and games: we do not talk at you on our courses but rather, explore and grow with you. And always done with fun in mind!
"You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do"
We're all very good at 'talking' about what we need to do or 'saying' what needs to change. Because our course content incorporates such a high percentage of physicalised learning, our participants consistently generate greater levels of success once they've left the training room and have returned to their roles.
All Avery Mind programmes and workshops involve a large degree of practical work: more 'being', rather than 'receiving'. This not only promotes individual, personal insights, but also simultaneously enables groups of people to work more effectively together. Learning is generated from falling short in a task, making changes and trying again to achieve the desired outcome, as well as awakening our awareness as to what is working and should therefore be re-enforced. This experiential approach promotes deeper learning levels all round as the growth achieved is embedded in the muscle memory. As a result, newly enhanced skills and attitudes are considerably more straightforward to transfer back to the workplace and into immediate and impactful action.
“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.”
Engaging all of our participants fully at the beginning of each workshop, and ensuring that there is also ample time and space for them to reflect properly at the end, encourages thought on insights gleaned and strategies that will help in shaping how participants will put their learning into practice.
Reflection and action-planning is a key part of any training, and drastically increases success rates and levels of implementation when undertaken comprehensively. That's why we also reflect and capture insights during the course of the day as well, ensuring that every single element of learning is noted or recorded so that participants leave our sessions with powerful insights and meaningful actions that they can implement straight away. We also strongly encourage the use of follow up coaching sessions either face to face or over the phone to keep up momentum and ensure ongoing success.
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