New for 2023! Our version of ‘fight club’ is a mash up between the Family Feud, the riff off from the Pitch Perfect films and your high school debate club. All the entertainment and pace of the Family Feud with our young pro host Jacque Barbush bringing the questions, all the team competition of the riff off, and the debate process of your high school debate team. Teams facing off include the Spirits (past winners of the Maryanne Pflug Spirit Award) vs Young Pros (members of the Young Professionals Committee)
Continue the morning's inspirational "Back to the Future" journey in an interactive session brainstorming how qualitative's future evolution and your qualitative skill sets open new doors for the next stage in your career.
Qual researchers have a unique storytelling ability that for many of us has expanded beyond report writing and into published work like blogs, articles, and books. As luck would have it, three of our own peers are hosting a conversation to chat about their experiences expanding their work into the publishing world
This is a case study presentation where the objective was to help workplaces move from Black women being present in the workplace to Black women being included in the workplace. Specifically, the research sought to (1) explore the ways in which Black women practice wellness in their lives, (2) understand how their wellness is impacted—positively and negatively-- in the workplace, and (3) uncover what companies can do to promote wellness for Black women in the workplace.
Our journey towards consistently wiser judgment and clear-sighted decision-making must begin with us reconceptualizing identity as something rooted in deeper principles. The central aim of this workshop is to help leaders, both established and emergent, encapsulate their approach to life.
Questioning skills drive the success of great moderators. By asking open-ended questions a skilled moderator can elicit a deeper understanding of the participant's thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and behaviors. In this video, the 5 “W’s” are discussed as good starting points for asking open-ended questions.
Moderators who excel at asking targeted probing questions, will be able to uncover a deeper level of insights than their peers. There are many types of probing questions. In this video, clarification, elaboration, comparison, and hypothetical questions will be discussed, which will help build the foundation for asking probing questions.
During qualitative interviews, moderators create their own unique introductions that help them start building a connection with their respondents. Those first few minutes set the tone for the entire interview or focus group and are great guidelines for how you want people to engage during the qualitative interview. The video that follows helps provide a few tips to consider for creating your own introduction that matches your style and goals.
Becoming a great moderator starts with understanding the needs of your stakeholders and learning how they will use this information to make more informed decisions. We need to moderate and gather information from our stakeholders, our research participants, and then help guide them on how to leverage the insights we uncovered to support their business decisions. Let’s become that go to consultant and business partner not just an order taker!