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Podcast | January 12, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Keith McCandless, Co-creator of Liberating Structures, about goat rodeos, grief walking, and prototyping responses to unsafe behaviors. Listen in to find out what’s giving Keith hope right now.

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Podcast | January 5, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Jan DeVisch, an executive professor at Flanders Business School, about reducing reality into logical categories, software that can help facilitators pre-assess a team’s communication patterns, and resistance as a concept invented by the facilitator.

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Podcast | December 1, 2020

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Sarabeth Berk, Chief Creative Disruptor of More Than My Title, about the professional identity crisis that inspired her research on the hybrid professional, the increasing demand for hybrids in the job market, and how you can network to learn someone’s identity rather than their position.

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Podcast | November 24, 2020

CTR Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Gary Noesner, retired FBI chief and author of the book Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator. They discuss the gray nature of life, what distinguishes wants vs needs, the game-changing power of making adjustments at halftime, and how Gary’s discomfort with conflict in his youth led to his career as a hostage negotiator for the FBI.