Episode 8: Remember What You’ve Learned

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Remember What You’ve Learned with special guest Ida Shessel, M.Ed.

Have you ever taken an online course or workshop only to realize a month later you’ve forgotten most of what you learned? It’s a growing problem and course creators are wondering what they can do to make their courses more memorable. Learn simple techniques you can use to remember important information.

Today’s guest, Ida Shessel, shares with us some of her strategies and tips for making your program one that participants will remember once it’s over.

Ida’s been a successful facilitator, speaker and coach for over 30 years. Ida believes anyone who stands up to present a training session, talk, workshop or seminar can get their message across in a way that engages, encourages and empowers the participants in the room. Participants in her sessions have come from government agencies, the non-profit sector, fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses. Ida is the author of several business books including communicate like a top leader: 64 strategies Top leaders use to engage, encourage, and empower Others.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why we forget things
  • What you can do to help remember something important
  • 5 elements that make something easy to remember
  • How to make learning stick

Download her free report Boosting Learning with Memory Techniques at idashessel.com/free-memory-report

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Join Ida for her FREE 5-day challenge How to Structure Your Presentations and Workshops.  During this fun and easy challenge, beginning Monday May 1, she will guide you through Step 1 of the Rock the Room Road Map. By the end of the challenge, you will have designed the foundation for an awesome presentation or workshop. Sign up here:


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About the Author Deb Peretz

Deb Peretz, PhD coaches people who want their online courses to get amazing results for their customers. Most online courses are never finished. She helps course creators avoid this fate by applying the latest brain research on how we think and learn to course design.

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