Introduction to SMART as Hell Advice

I love proverbs and quotations. I collect them. I read them. I digest them. I argue with them. I test them. Most importantly, I return to them. Often. I use quotations repeatedly in my speeches, in my workshops, in my coaching, and in my writing. Yet no matter how many

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Brent Bloom’s Foreword for “SMART as Hell” Advice

Brent Bloom’s Foreword for “SMART as Hell” Advice

I have been blessed with more great friends and great luck than I deserve. That’s particularly true when discussing my transition into the world of learning and development. There would be no Photo Jolts!, no Facilitation Impact Awards, and no SMART as Hell if it weren’t for my good friend

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Nancy Duarte’s Foreword to Photo Jolts!

Nancy Duarte’s Foreword to Photo Jolts!

I’m privileged to have worked with Nancy Duarte – presentation guru and author of a number of brilliant books, including slide:ology and Resonate. Thiagi and I were deeply honored when she wrote the foreword to our book, Photo Jolts! Here is her foreword: ——- Images are powerful. While you might

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Glenn Hughes Receives Three 2014 Facilitation Impact Awards

Glenn Hughes Receives Three 2014 Facilitation Impact Awards

During a ceremony at the Marriott World Center Orlando, on April 9th, 2014, the International Association of Facilitators announced the winners of their annual Facilitation Impact Awards. Among the winners was Glenn Hughes, Senior Director of Global Learning for KLA-Tencor Corporation. Glenn shared three awards with his colleagues at KLA-Tencor

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Glenn Hughes accepts 2014 Award of Excellence from ISPI for Photo Jolts!

Glenn Hughes accepts 2014 Award of Excellence from ISPI for Photo Jolts!

On April 14, 2014, Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam ‘Thiagi’ Thiagarajan were presented with the 2014 “Outstanding Human Performance Communication” Award from the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) for their book “Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation“. Glenn Hughes is Director of Learning and Development for KLA-Tencor

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Improve yourself, your team, or your organization

Need to improve yourself, your team, or your organization? Use Photo Jolts! Our award-winning book will guide you to create activities that inspire clarity, creativity, and conversation.     Share this:

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Photo Jolts! wins ISPI Award

Photo Jolts! wins ISPI Award

On April 14, 2014, Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam ‘Thiagi’ Thiagarajan were presented with the 2014 “Outstanding Human Performance Communication” Award from the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) for their book “Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation“. Glenn Hughes is Director of Learning and Development for

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Photo Jolting Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats

Thiagi and I firmly believe that Photo Jolts can be used with any topic, situation, or workshop. To prove that belief, we’re creating a series of lists that pairs Photo Jolts with popular books and workshops. The third in the series pairs Photo Jolts with Six Thinking Hats, Edward de Bono’s

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Get SMART as Hell at ISPI 2014 in Indianapolis

Get SMART as Hell at ISPI 2014 in Indianapolis

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be presenting again at ISPI 2014 – THE Performance Improvement Conference – in Indianapolis. At the conference – which runs from April 13 to April 16 – I will be conducting a 75-minute workshop on “SMART Goals that Really Work” . In the workshop, I’ll

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Photo Jolting Nancy Duarte’s slide:ology

Thiagi and I firmly believe that Photo Jolts can be used with any topic, situation, or workshop. To prove that belief, we’re creating a series of lists that pairs Photo Jolts with popular books and workshops. The second in the series pairs Photo Jolts with slide:ology, Nancy Duarte’s bible of slide

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Photo Jolting The Leadership Challenge

Photo Jolting The Leadership Challenge

Thiagi and I firmly believe that Photo Jolts can be used with any topic, situation, or workshop. To prove that belief, we’re creating a series of lists that pairs Photo Jolts with popular books and workshops. The first in the series pairs Photo Jolts with The Leadership Challenge, a brilliant book

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Another 5-Star review for Photo Jolts!

Another 5-Star review for Photo Jolts!

Love when this happens! Or, to put it in Photo Jolts language, I’m as happy as this fish. Jennifer McCuen posted the following review on Amazon.com this week: Truly phenomenal!. Photo Jolt activity – #5 Building the Bridge – was truly phenomenal. For me, the best part was watching how

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Lessons from Brain Rules

Last night, I was flipping through my copy of John Medina’s brilliant Brain Rules and found myself nodding at a number of key points. I decided – more for my benefit than for yours – to jot down some of the points that really resonated to me at this time.

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Author Jitters and 5-Star Reviews

Author Jitters and 5-Star Reviews

I’ve been going through the first phases of author nervousness – wondering if our book (Photo Jolts!) would actually meet the needs of our target audience (people who want to facilitate clarity, creativity, and conversations). So, you wait as folks buy your book. And you wait as folks read your

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Photo Jolts! How are these Vases a Metaphor for Evil?

Photo Jolts! How are these Vases a Metaphor for Evil?

Use anything in this photo as inspiration for your metaphor. How is this photo a metaphor for evil? What about evil is missing from this photo? Share your responses below. Drive coaching, team building, or creativity exercises with PhotoJolts! activity cards. Learn more at PhotoJolts.com Share this:

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Do your goals lack punch? Are you struggling for the motivation to realize your dreams? Do you sometimes wish you could get a nice pat on the back AND a good kick in the butt? SMART as Hell Advice is your antidote. In this book, award-winning goal expert Glenn Hughes gathers

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Looking to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation?  Photo Jolts! shows you how to leverage the power of photographs to improve yourself, your team, or your organization. Master trainer Thiagi and SMART as Hell.com founder Glenn Hughes share 51 activities (with over 300 variations) that are tested and proven to help participants

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