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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 | 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.

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Podcast | November 3, 2020

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.