Photo Jolts! Learn and Teach with Photographs

Glenn Hughes demonstrates how to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation with photo-based activities.
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

In this course, award-winning author, trainer, facilitator, and photographer Glenn Hughes shows you how to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation - for individuals and teams - through the use of photo-based activities.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

- Define a Photo Jolt.

- Define six reasons to use a Photo Jolt.

- Choose appropriate images for a Photo Jolt activity.

- Identify the factors that determine an effective Photo Jolt activity.

- Reflect on the past and current status of a situation, and define a desired future, using the A Christmas Carol activity.

- Test and develop emotional intelligence and emotional vocabulary, using the Emotional Rescue activity.

- Generate innovative ideas and understand various perspectives, using the User Experience activity.

- Test and improve creativity by establishing relationships, using the Black Sheep activity.

- Test and improve observation and memory skills, using the Visual Memory activity.

- Discover the power of perspective and alternate viewpoints, using the Optimist/Pessimist activity.

- Develop creativity, storytelling, and improvisational skills, using the And Then... activity.

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing is required for this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Eight easy-to-run activities that increase clarity, creativity, and conversation
  • A quiz to check your understanding of key concepts
  • Direct response to your questions from author Glenn Hughes

What is the target audience?

  • Trainers
  • Teachers
  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Parents
  • Anyone wanting to increase clarity, creativity, and conversations in themselves or others

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

Welcome to Photo Jolts!
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Section 1: An Introduction to Photo Facilitation
02:28

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "What are Photo Jolts?"

21 pages

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) explains:

- What Photo Jolts! are
- Why you should use Photo Jolts!
- Where to source photo cards
- How to run a Photo Jolts! activity
- Additional tips and tricks

03:07

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "Why use Photo Jolts?"

02:51

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "How do I run a Photo Jolt?"

02:35

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "Which Photo Jolts?"

Photo Jolts Review
10 questions
Section 2: Photo Jolts Exercises
13 pages

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) shows how to run "A Thousand Words", the most common Photo Jolts! activity.

You will see examples of this activity in Section 4 and Section 4.

This excerpt includes:

- A step-by-step script
- Customizable variations
- A sample of the activity
- Debrief questions
- Set-up instructions and additional tips

03:55

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate A Christmas Carol from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to reflect on the past and current status of their situation and then determine how they would like the future to look.

06:21

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Emotional Rescue from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to test their emotional vocabulary and emotional intelligence.

04:51

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate User Experience from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to look at a current challenge through the eyes of random users.

05:19

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Black Sheep from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to create relationships between random dealt card. It tests observation skills, creativity, and the ability to identify relationships.

04:01

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Visual Memory from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to memorize photos and quiz each other on the contents. The activities tests memorization, observation, and critical thinking skills.

05:01

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Optimist & Pessimist from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to see both sides of a situation. It challenges perspective and creativity.

04:34

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate And Then... from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to improvise a collaborative story, based on randomly dealt images. The activity tests creativity, improvisation, storytelling, and teamwork.

13 pages

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) includes:

- The table of contents showing all 51 Photo Jolts! activities. The 51 activities include over 300 variations
- The cross-referenced table of topics that can be facilitated using Photo Jolts!

Section 3: Photo Jolts Examples: Appreciation
01:10

Watch as Nancy Duarte - author of slide:ology and Resonate - and Garr Reynolds - author of Presentation Zen - use Photo Jolts! to describe what they appreciate about each other.

Section 4: Photo Jolts Examples: Explaining Performance Improvement
00:45

Watch as Fort Hill Company's Michael Papay uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

00:21

Watch as Fort Hill Company's Dave Timby uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

00:46

Watch as Emily Blunt uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

Section 5: Photo Jolts Examples: Author Interviews
01:01

Watch as Ed Muzio - author of Make Work Great - uses Photo Jolts! to describe his work.

01:00

Watch as Robert H. Thompson - author of The Offsite: A Leadership Challenge Fable - uses Photo Jolts! to describe leadership.

01:20

Watch as Dan Madison - author of Process Mapping, Process Improvement, and Process Management - uses Photo Jolts! to describe Process Mapping.

01:11

Watch as Rick Gilbert - author of Speaking Up - uses Photo Jolts! to describe the art of delivering executive presentations.

00:29

Watch as interactive learning guru Thiagi - author of Jolts! - uses Photo Jolts! to describe learning at ASTD 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

Section 6: Conclusion
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Instructor Biography

Glenn Hughes, Award-winning Author, Facilitator, Trainer, & Photographer

Glenn Hughes is an award-winning author, photographer, trainer, and facilitator.

As Senior Director of Learning & Development at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, Glenn oversees KLA-Tencor's Corporate Learning Center (CLC).

KLA-Tencor was recognized in 2008 as a charter member of TRAINING Magazine's "Training Top 10 Hall of Fame" after placing in the world's Top 10 Training Organizations for 5 consecutive years.

Glenn is also the founder of SMART as Hell, a company that helps individuals and organizations 'change their world one goal at a time'. SMART as Hell researches and shares tools and best practices in goal writing and achievement - including the groundbreaking "SMARTometer", a tool for measuring the effectiveness of goals.

While living in Asia for more than 10 years, Glenn worked with many of the largest electronics companies in the world while managing multi-million dollar operations in China, Singapore, and Japan.

Glenn holds a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Training and a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. His instruction design credits include:

  • Duarte Design's "slide:ology" workshop
  • Group Harmonics' "Make Work Great" workshop
  • Power Speaking's "Speaking Up" workshop and web-based training
  • Robert Thompson's "The Offsite: A Leadership Simulation"
  • The Thiagi Group's "Practical Advice Cards" series

Glenn is co-Author of "Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation".

Recognition:

  • The International Association of Facilitator's Facilitation Impact Award: Glenn received two 2013 Facilitation Impact Awards from the International Association of Facilitators, recognizing the world-class results that he and his clients have achieved.
  • ISPI's 2014 Award of Excellence: Outstanding Human Performance Communication: for "Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation".

Glenn is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as:

  • ASTD (the American Society for Training and Development)
  • ISPI (the International Society for Performance Improvement)
  • Lakewood's TRAINING Conferences
  • IAF (the International Association of Facilitators)
  • NASAGA (the North American Simulation and Game Association)
  • Fort Hill's Learning Transfer Conference

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