Tag Archives: Training

Regaining Youthful Enthusiasm and Energy for a Positive Work Day

girlOnSwingChildren have an enthusiasm for learning that is unprecedented— and an outlook on time that is like no other. But as we get older, the days and years fly by and enthusiasm dwindles, or sometimes disappears completely.

At Black Mountain Software, we believe that a child-like enthusiasm for life and work fosters growth and happiness within your job. We have suggestions on how to boost your energy and enthusiasm levels, so that you can feel youthful excitement about tackling your work each and every day!

How to Get Your Youthful Enthusiasm and Energy Back

Open your eyes

Life is happening all around us, but most of the time we are too busy or otherwise preoccupied, and totally miss the fun and beauty around us. Read more >

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The Parallel Between Retraining and the Telephone Game

by Wayne Carriere, President of Black Mountain Software

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Have you ever seen this demonstration? Half a dozen or more people are selected at random from an audience, then seated next to each other in a row of chairs onstage.  The host then whispers a message to the person sitting on one end of the row.  That person then whispers what they believe they heard to the next person, and so on down the row, until the last person has heard the message.

The surprising outcome is the message heard at the end is completely different than the original message.  It’s called the “telephone” game, and it’s often used to demonstrate a point: each person emphasizes what they grasp as important, and that distorts the message. Read more >

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