Micah Jacobson | What Companies Need to Learn About Learning

Micah Jacobson is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, and head of learning at Salesforce. As a multi-credentialed L&D Director and Coach, he has 20 years of experience in crafting and implementing training, coaching, and mentoring programs all over North America.

Micah is also the author of four books, the most recent being Open To Outcome 2 Edition: A Practical Guide For Facilitating And Teaching Experiential Reflection. Outside of the office, he is a swing dance aficionado and instructor.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Micah Jacobson discusses how he approaches learning in organizations as large as Salesforce
  • The similarity between learning and therapy
  • Micah’s most effective training techniques
  • Dr. Jonathan Horowitz discusses the impact of stress and anxiety on personal and professional growth
  • The importance of prioritization when it comes to developing productive work habits
  • The buoy metaphor: Dr. Horowitz’s tips for providing teams with autonomy and direction
  • Micah talks about why you should be a better listener
  • How Dr. Horowitz coaches his clients to “keep the ship going in the right direction”
  • How to balance giving people structure and feedback while also creating a psychologically safe environment
  • Micah Jacobson dives into some of the ideas in the 2nd edition of his book Open To Outcome

In this episode…

Do you struggle to maintain focus and clarity in your workplace? Does daily stress impede your ability to perform well at your job?

As an expert in learning and training for businesses of all sizes, Micah Jacobson is helping his clients combat these challenges. For him, learning is similar to therapy, and his goal is to help people happily and healthily evolve with their ever-changing industries.

In this episode of Succeed Under Stress, Dr. Jonathan Horowitz interviews Micah Jacobson from Salesforce about the helpful tips and real challenges of learning and training in the workplace. They discuss how stress impacts individual and professional growth, the importance of prioritization in business, and how to cultivate trust in your workplace. Stay tuned.

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