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Podcast | August 3, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Sarah L. Collie, Associate Vice President for Organizational Excellence at the University of Virginia, about the influence facilitation has played throughout her professional career, how meeting disruption can happen no matter how prepared the facilitator, and more.

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Podcast | July 27, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Jim Scott, Director of Design Innovation at RE/SPEC, about the multi-layered career of design, benefits of implementing the macro & micro exercise, the lack of diversity the design industry faces, and more.

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Podcast | July 20, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Liya James, Design Entrepreneur & Author, about the value of environmental shifts in organizations to unleash creativity, the significance of a creative & courageous mindset in the workplace, and her new book.

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Podcast | July 13, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Diana Joseph, Innovator at the Corporate Accelerator Forum & Co-Host of The Ecosystem Show on Clubhouse, about the need for open dialogue between startup & corporate organizations and the unique space Diana curates to collectively bring them together through specified expertise, and more.

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Podcast | July 6, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Spawrks, Co-Host of Space Pencils & Software Engineer Leader, about the benefits of learning from an unorthodox perspective, the moments of stepping outside of the traditional learning loop, the crucial “linking” aspect in facilitation, and more.

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Podcast | June 15, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Robin Anselmi, Chief Executive Officer at Conversant and Culture-Shifting Leader, about the impact of presence in leaders leading to team innovation, the ongoing balance in assumptions, the leader's unique challenge of correction instead of perfection, and the magnitude of a connected leader in its organization.

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Podcast | June 8, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Kwame Christian about breaking down biases in negotiation, the unique approach in negotiation scenarios, strategizing conversations and key recommendations within conflict, and the superpower of negotiation in all aspects of life.

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Podcast | June 1, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Jade Duggan, Strategic Counselor & Cultural Design Guidance at Mindbody Leadership & Wellness Organization Structure Expert, about navigating facilitation through mindfulness, applying the skills of self-awareness in leadership towards organization infrastructure, & more.

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Podcast | May 25, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson chats with Marcus Crow, Co-Founder of 10,000 Hours & Master Facilitator, about the re-discovery of focus in performance for organizations, the juxtaposition of control and freedom methodologies in facilitation, the greater performance impact in teams through the pandemic, and more.