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Tom Percival – Writer and Illustrator

Tom Percival – Writer and Illustrator Vertical Playpen Podcast 1

TOM PRECIVAL – WRITER AND ILLUSTRATOR Meet Tom Percival – Author of Books About Emotions for Kids Description: Episode 97: Author and illustrator, Tom Percival, writes books for kids that focus on emotions.  Host Phil Brown has read and reread many of Tom’s books, with a particular interest in the book  Ruby Finds A Worry. […]

Facilitation Tips with Mark Flynn

Facilitation Tips with Mark Flynn VPP Podcast

Facilitation Tips with Mark Flynn Facilitation Tips with Mark Flynn Description Episode 96: Discover the art of facilitation with helpful tips aplenty from Mark Flynn.  For the past decade, Mark has worked with college students teaching the value of facilitation skills and how to cultivate your own style and impact as a facilitator.  Introduced to […]

Listener Questions – Adapt Activities and New Jobs

Listener Questions – Adapt Activities and New Jobs VPP Podcast

Listener Questions – Adapt Activities and New Jobs Listener Questions – Adapt Activities, New Jobs and Belay Devices Description Episode 95: More listener questions on VPP today! In the spotlight: Adapting Activities, New Jobs, and Belay Devices. Host Phil Brown is eager to share ideas and suggestions to help facilitators deepen their soft skills as […]

Adventureworks! Founder Brian Lisson

Adventureworks! Founder Brian Lisson VPP Podcast

Adventureworks Founder Brian Lisson Meet Adventureworks! Founder Brian Lisson Description Episode 94: Meet Brian Lisson, founder of Adventureworks! based in Canada. Brian, along with his team, provide a diverse range of services in the Adventure Industry field focusing on experiential education.  From challenge course building, to youth leadership development, professional training, and team development services, […]

Audio-Only Facilitation – Michael Ronen and Kyle Kaminsky

Audio-Only Facilitation – Michael Ronen and Kyle Kaminsky Vertical Playpen Podcast 1

Audio-Only Facilitation – Michael Ronen and Kyle Kaminsky Audio-Only Facilitation with Michael Ronen and Kyle Kaminsky Description Episode 93: VPP host Phil Brown recently connected with Michael Ronen and Kyle Kaminsky on Clubhouse, an audio-only social media platform.  They host the Social Play Club that brings people together in an audio-only immersive experience revolving around […]

Listeners Ask About Group Norms and Industry Trends

Listeners Ask About Group Norms and Industry Trends VPP Podcast

Listeners Ask About Group Norms and Industry Trends VPP Listeners Ask About Group Norms and Industry Trends Description Episode 91: Vertical Playpen has reached a new milestone: Approaching 26,000 downloads!  With such a strong listener base, there are bound to be some questions from the audience.  In this off the typical path dialogue, host Phil […]

College Outdoor Education – Clint McCarthy

College Outdoor Education – Clint McCarthy VPP Podcast

College Outdoor Education – Clint McCarthy College Outdoor Educator Clint McCarthy Description Episode 89: Thinking of pursing a career in Outdoor Education?  Gain some traction in that territory on today’s show with Associate Professor of Outdoor Education at SUNY Adirondack, Clint McCarthy.  Chris Damboise hosts this episode with Clint who he’s known for over 10 […]