Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Dawan Stanford, president of Fluid Hive, pushing energy into a room, about checking in with people, and his experience with remote learning as the Design Studio Director of Georgetown University’s Learning & Design program.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Sunni Brown, founder of Deep Self Design & Sunni Brown Ink, about the fallacy of using buzzwords in value statements, Cobra Kai, and the tango of co-facilitation. Listen in to find out what The Karate Kid remake can teach us about the complexity of people.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Tyrome Smith, Principal Consultant at Go-In, LLC, about the BLM movement in relation to his background as a former police officer, the fear of irrelevance in the age of COVID, and how family dynamics leak into institutional structures.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Kaleem Clarkson, COO & Co-founder of Blend Me, Inc., about different types of remote work, why some companies are struggling to transition to remote work, and why it’s so important for a job posting to accurately represent your organization’s culture.
Douglas Ferguson speaks with Kai Haley, Head of UX Methods and Processes & Founder of Sprint Master Academy at Google, about Google Sprint Masters, the delicate balance between data and design, and how knowledge sharing creates resilient product teams.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speak with Mariano Suarez-Battan, CEO & Co-Founder of MURAL about the power of purposeful silence, how to power up your team’s imagination at work, and why you should be blocking out time for kids and coffee.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Alexandra Jamieson of Super Size Me fame about effective communication, couples’ coaching, meeting snacks, how to hone your communication skills like a professional musician, and why a movement break is like MiracleGro for your brain.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Michael Wilkinson, CEO and Managing Director of Leadership Strategies, about his path to the International Association of Facilitators Hall of Fame, what makes a great facilitator, and the six P's of preparing a meeting.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson talks to Alison Coward, founder of Bracket, about how to make space for conflict, why there is power in the introduction, and how your team can define who they are as an objective. Listen in to find out how to understand the context of what you're working in, how you can create the environment to do your best work as a team, and why shared empathy across a team is so important.