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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 | May 11, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Mark Collard, Founder of Playmeo & Game Engagement Mastermind, about the creation of the temporary community to foster trust, the deliberate/strategic approach of connection before content, and the ongoing virtual facilitation challenge towards engagement.

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Podcast | April 6, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Tamara Adlin, UX consultant, creator of the Alignment Personas Method, and co-author of the “The Persona Lifecycle” about exploring assumptions and allowing data to inform decision-making creates a unified team and a clear perspective.

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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 | 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.