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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 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 | 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 | March 23, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Natalie Nixon, creativity strategist, author, and president of Figure 8 Thinking, about polymaths, dance, fashion, gratitude, and how wonder, structure, and grace can make a major difference in an organization when interconnected.

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Podcast | March 16, 2021

Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Regine Gilbert, Assistant Professor at NYU and author of Inclusive Design for a Digital World: Designing with Accessibility in Mind. They discuss Nintendo, VR, accessibility as a byproduct of observation, and how awareness fuels innovation for an audience that needs it.