Have you ever sat in a training class and been so bored you would rather go through electric shock treatment? Science Magazine confirms it.
In fact the class that I am thinking of was for a software package that my company (in a previous career a looong time ago) was considering to purchase. I had not had a demo on it, and it turns out that the class was for current users and they were discussing topics that had little relevance to me at the time. In fact they were going into expanded functionality of the software. I really was just trying to get an overview of the basic functionality.
Fortunately for me, every attendee was provided with a "goodie bag". The bag included some general "office supply" type giveaways and a small canister of play-doh. By the end of the training class . . .Read More