Friday, 23 March 2012

This is your captain speaking...

Interesting discussions today around communication methods. 

As you know people take onboard information in different ways. Some people like to be shown, others learn by reading about it and others need to physically try it. It's a bit like that with our dogs. Finding what training method works best for our dogs can make all the difference to how quickly and thoroughly they learn.

Once you've found the method the key is to keep it refreshed and interesting so the dogs, or humans, continue to learn and develop habits.

The airline industry are leaders in training, keeping skills up to date and developing habits that can be quickly recalled i.e. emergency procedures. We can learn a lot from them about innovative learning techniques such as the following. An interesting communication method to address the age old problem of how to get people to listen to flight safety briefings. Enjoy... 

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