Take your training and facilitation to the next level

“It feels like this small superpower I have”
Dania Fang, trainer and educator

People like to feel understood and seen for being who they are in their own way. The simplest way to do this is to recognize their Thinking Styles. Kickstarting your session with 22 Golden Minutes acknowledges everyone in the room without singling anyone out.

Here’s the magic:

1. Smart prep tools

  • MindTime Tools simplify and enhance your preparation for the learning event
  • Quickly access the necessary data and gain understanding
  • Gain invaluable insights to assess the room’s dynamics before entering
  • Interpret people’s behaviors and needs with confidence
  • Effectively handle feedback and pushback in positive and affirming ways
  • Adapt the training to meet the needs of trainees based on their Thinking Styles and learning approach
  • Reframe lesson content to cater to people’s differences and specific needs
  • All instructional materials to prepare you for your session are included in your dashboard.

2. The kick-off session

  • Revealing thinking sparks curiosity and engagement
  • Two compelling visuals provide intuitive and relatable explanations of human dynamics, highlighting individual differences and the value they contribute to the session
  • 22 Golden Minutes emphasizes the importance of thinking diversity and inclusion, creating an unparalleled training kick-off experience
  • Feeling seen and understood fosters psychological safety
  • 22 Golden Minutes prepares everyone to actively engage with the learning content and encourages a collaborative mindset among participants
  • Simple, fast, and effective
  • All visuals and how-to’s needed to run 22 Golden Minutes are included in your dashboard.

22 GOLDEN MINUTES

Positive outcomes for learning and training organizations

The benefits for learning participants and instructors are obvious. However, there are many benefits for training and learning organizations.
  • Provides a common framework for training design
  • Establishes a shared language for facilitators/trainers to provide feedback on their training experiences
  • Increases the likelihood of improved long-term learning outcomes
  • Enhances trainees’ satisfaction, attendee ratings, and organizational reputation
  • Enables the matching of facilitators to audiences, leading to improved outcomes
  • Makes co-facilitation more effective by aligning everyone involved
  • Provides insight into the thinking norms and culture of the audience being served, leading to better communication
  • Develops a competitive edge in a highly competitive industry.
Use case #1: Enhancing Engagement and Overcoming Objections with Facilitation Tools
Goal:

Heather, a facilitator at a training company, aims to improve the effectiveness of her training sessions by utilizing facilitation tools. She specifically seeks assistance in handling objections, engaging unresponsive participants, and effectively starting her classes.

Solution:

Heather discovers the 22 Golden Minutes, a powerful facilitation tool that supports her training sessions. By using interactive training software, she gains the necessary tools to meet the diverse thinking styles of her audience, understand participants’ needs, address objections and pushback, and create a more engaging learning environment.

Solution:

Heather discovers the 22 Golden Minutes, a powerful facilitation tool that supports her training sessions. By using interactive training software, she gains the necessary tools to meet the diverse thinking styles of her audience, understand participants’ needs, address objections and pushback, and create a more engaging learning environment.

Implementation:

Preperation:

  • Heather prepares for her training sessions by utilizing the interactive training software.
  • She familiarizes herself with the 22 Golden Minutes concept and its application.

Participant Engagement:

  • Heather encourages active participation from the participants during the training sessions.
  • She uses the interactive training software to facilitate engagement, such as through questions and interactive activities.

Handling Objections:

  • Heather addresses objections and pushback more confidently, thanks to her improved understanding of participants’ needs.
  • She leverages the facilitation tools provided by the interactive training software to effectively handle objections and provide satisfactory explanations.

Kick-starting the Classes:

  • Heather incorporates the 22 Golden Minutes as a cornerstone of her workshop tools.
  • By implementing the facilitation techniques during the initial minutes of the session, she creates an immersive learning experience from the start.
Results:
  1. Heather’s audience becomes more engaged and enthusiastic about the training sessions.
  2. Participants readily absorb and retain the information presented during the 22 Golden Minutes.
  3. The interactive training software and participant engagement tools significantly contribute to the success of Heather’s sessions.
  4. Overall, Heather’s training sessions become more effective and impactful, leading to improved learning outcomes for participants.
Use case #2: Engaging Audiences and Fostering Inclusion in DEI Training
Background:

Tony is an experienced trainer delivering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) sessions for a major health services agency. He is passionate about his topic and seeks effective training tools that can foster inclusion and engagement among his participants.

Objective:

To enhance audience engagement and foster inclusion in DEI training sessions using virtual training tools.

Solution:

Tony discovered the 22 Golden Minutes, a virtual training tool, introduced to him by his agency. Recognizing its profound impact, Tony decided to incorporate it into his training sessions as a fundamental element.

Implementation:
  1. Utilizing Facilitator Prep Software: Tony used the facilitator prep software provided by the 22 Golden Minutes tool. This software allowed him to prepare and organize his training sessions effectively, ensuring a smooth delivery and maximizing engagement.
  2. Interactive Training Software: Tony leveraged the interactive training software offered by the 22 Golden Minutes tool. This feature enabled him to create an immersive and participatory learning experience for his participants. It encouraged active involvement, transcending visible differences among participants and fostering a sense of common-unity.
Benefits:
  1. Enhanced Audience Engagement: By incorporating the 22 Golden Minutes tool into his DEI training sessions, Tony successfully enhanced audience engagement. The interactive nature of the tool encouraged participants to actively participate and share their perspectives, leading to a deeper understanding of the topic.
  2. Sense of Common-Unity: The 22 Golden Minutes tool provided a common language for participants, facilitating effective communication and understanding. It helped create a shared sense of purpose and unity among diverse participants, promoting inclusivity throughout the training sessions.
  3. Transformative Learning Journey: Thanks to the remote training tools and training session prep software, participants experienced a transformative learning journey. The 22 Golden Minutes tool enhanced their knowledge about DEI topics and fostered empathy, enabling them to develop a more inclusive mindset.
Conclusion:

By incorporating the 22 Golden Minutes virtual training tool, including the facilitator prep software and interactive training software, Tony successfully created engaging DEI training sessions. The tool’s features facilitated audience participation, promoted a sense of common-unity, and contributed to a transformative learning experience for the participants.

Conclusion:

By incorporating the 22 Golden Minutes virtual training tool, including the facilitator prep software and interactive training software, Tony successfully created engaging DEI training sessions. The tool’s features facilitated audience participation, promoted a sense of common-unity, and contributed to a transformative learning experience for the participants.

Use case #3: Empowering Board for Innovation through Powerful Insights and Collaborative Decision-Making
Background:

Hermann is a renowned expert in working with boards of large companies. He was in search of effective workshop tools to facilitate collaboration and decision-making. Hermann was specifically tasked with introducing two new board members at a retreat focused on accelerating innovation.

Objective:

To create a conducive environment for collaboration and decision-making by utilizing online facilitation tools during a board retreat.

Solution:

Hermann decided to introduce the 22 Golden Minutes, a workshop tool, using online facilitation tools. His intention was to establish rapport and comfort among the board members. However, the tool exceeded his expectations.

Solution:

Hermann decided to introduce the 22 Golden Minutes, a workshop tool, using online facilitation tools. His intention was to establish rapport and comfort among the board members. However, the tool exceeded his expectations.

Implementation:
  1. Group Dynamics Maps: Hermann utilized the group dynamics maps delivered by the facilitation software to introduce the 22 Golden Minutes. These maps helped visualize the dynamics and relationships among board members, fostering a better understanding of their collective thinking patterns.
  2. Identifying Thinking Composition Gaps: Through the workshop tools, the board members realized that their current thinking composition lacked the diverse perspectives necessary to drive effective innovation. This realization motivated them to actively seek out and value diverse viewpoints.
  3. MindTime Training Management Tools: To ensure inclusive decision-making, the board members leveraged the MindTime training management tools. These tools facilitated the integration of diverse perspectives into their discussions and decision-making processes.
Benefits:
  1. Catalyst for Change: The 22 Golden Minutes served as a catalyst for change within the board. It helped the members recognize their thinking biases and the need to embrace diverse viewpoints. This realization led to a mindset shift that fostered innovation and creativity.
  2. Inclusive Decision-Making: By actively seeking out diverse viewpoints, the board members ensured that their decision-making process became more inclusive. The MindTime training management tools provided a structured approach to incorporating diverse perspectives into their discussions, leading to better-informed decisions.
  3. Accelerated Innovation: The combination of the 22 Golden Minutes and the workshop tools created an environment conducive to collaboration and accelerated innovation. By addressing their thinking composition gaps and embracing diverse perspectives, the board members were able to generate powerful insights and make informed decisions that propelled innovation within the company.
Conclusion:

Hermann successfully utilized the 22 Golden Minutes and online facilitation tools to create a conducive environment for collaboration and decision-making during the board retreat. The workshop tools facilitated the recognition of thinking composition gaps and the importance of diverse perspectives. By leveraging the MindTime training management tools, the board actively fostered inclusive decision-making, leading to accelerated innovation within the organization.


Optional Training & Certification Program

Using the MindTime tools and the 22 Golden Minutes doesn’t require certification. All the necessary knowledge and materials are provided on your digital dashboard. It’s a straightforward and easy-to-learn process that you can apply right away!

So, why should you consider training and becoming certified?
Our Certification program offers numerous valuable benefits that enhance your authority, delivery, and reputation:
  • Feature your Certification digital badge on social media
  • Access support from MindTime facilitators throughout your adoption of MindTime
  • Receive expert briefings on high-value audiences, enabling deeper insights
  • Enjoy discounted Office hours coaching
  • Participate in a monthly webinar exclusively for certified professionals. These webinars focus on special topics and provide opportunities to share and learn
  • Join our Professionals Slack Community to connect with like-minded individuals
  • Be among the first to learn and benefit from our latest innovations in MindTime and the science behind it.
The Certification process is simple and consists of the following steps:
  • Attend two 2-hour MindTime trainers workshops online
  • Receive 2-3 hours of coaching to enhance your implementation skills
  • Submit two recordings of you delivering the 22 Golden Minutes
  • MindTime will review your submission and grant certification upon successful completion of all requirements.

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