From Disney training leader to published author, from musician-magician to college professor, Lennâ€™s lauded LearnertainmentÂ® techniques have taught business leaders, trainers, educators and presenters how to keep their audience awake so their message can take.
Engaging, participatory, student centered, entertainment and accelerated learning based.
Frequent Speaker: AAACE, ASCD, ASTD, FETC, MPI, NSA, ISPI, IAL, SHRM and Training international conferences. Prolific author: The LearnertainmentÂ® Pocket Tip Book, Offbeat Training LLC: June 1, 2010. The CLOUT Competencies Inventory: The Trainerâ€™s Route to Organizational Effectiveness, Offbeat Training: June 1, 2006. Using Music as a Training Tool, American Society for Training & Development: February, 2004. ISBN-10: 1562863770, ISBN-13: 978-1562863777. Show Biz Training: Fun and Effective Business Training Techniques from the Worlds of Stage, Screen and Song, AMACOM/American Management Association: May, 2003. ISBN-10: 0814471579; ISBN-13, 978-0814471579. Cartoons for Trainers: Seventy Five Cartoons to Use or Adapt for Transitions, Activities, Discussion Points, Ice Breakers and More with CD-ROM (Paperback), Stylus: June 15, 2002. ISBN-10: 157922055X, ISBN-13: 978-1579220556. Game Show Themes for Trainers: Introductions, Discussions, Quizzes, Team Building, Reviews, Offbeat Training Tunes: June 1, 2001. ISBN-10: 1579220622, ISBN-13: 978-1579220624 Training With a Beat: The Teaching Power of Music, Stylus Publishing: May 1, 2000. ISBN-10: 1579220002, ISBN-13: 978-1579220006. Works Contributed to: Trainerâ€™s Portable Mentor, Terrence Garguilo, Lenn Millbower (Editor), I Am A Learnertainer, Pfeiffer: May, 2008. ISBN-10: TBD. From Analysis to Evaluation: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Trainers, Jane Bozarth (Editor), Tool 46: Multiple Intelligence Activities, contributed by Lenn Millbower, Pfeiffer: April 2008, ISBN-13978-0-7879-8201. Creative Learning: Activities and Games That REALLY Engage People, Robert W. Lucas, Lenn Millbower (Forward), Pfeiffer: May 25, 2007. ISBN-10: 0787987409, ISBN-13: 978-0787987404. The 2006 Pfeiffer Annual: Training, Elaine Biech (Editor), Lyrical Look: Finding Insight in Song, contributed by Lenn Millbower, Pfeiffer: November 18, 2005. ISBN-10: 0787978213. ISBN-13: 978-0787978211. The ASTD 2006 Training & Performance Sourcebook, Mel Silberman an Patricia Philips (Editors), Seven Tips for Maintaining Professionalism, contributed by Lenn Millbower, ASTD Press: February 13, 2006. ISBN-10: 1562864238, ISBN-13: 978-1562864231. 90 World-Class Activities by 90 World-Class Trainers, Elaine Biech (Editor), Whatâ€™s in the Box?, contributed by Lenn Millbower, Pfeiffer: December 5, 2006. ISBN-10: 078798198, ISBN-13: 978-0787981983 The 2005 ASTD Training & Performance Sourcebook, Mel Silberman (Editor), P-R-E-P-A-R-E: The Seven Steps to Avoid Presentation Disaster and Ten Steps for Maximizing the First Fifteen Minutes of the Training Program, ASTD Press; February 2005. ISBN-10: 1562864025: ISBN-13: 978-1562864026. The 2005 Pfeiffer Annual: Training, Elaine Biech (Editor), Musical Introductions: Melting the Ice, contributed by Lenn Millbower, Pfeiffer: November 18, 2004. ISBN: 978-0-7879-6934-9. 2004 - The Training and Performance Sourcebook, Mel Silberman (Editor), How to Use Props in Training, contributed by Lenn Millbower, ACTIVE TRAINING & ASTD Press: May 2004. ISBN: 1-929163-17-7. T&D Magazine, Tune Up the Music: Rev Up Participantsâ€™ Emotions Through Song, ASTD Press: March 2004. Orchestrating Collaboration at Work: Using Music, Improv, Storytelling and Other Arts to Improve Teamwork, Arthur B. VanGrundy and Linda Naiman (Editors); The Advocates and Song Lyrics, contributed by Lenn Millbower, Pfeiffer: March 21, 2003. ISBN-10: 0787962589, ISBN-13: 978-0787962586. NOTE: Numerous articles for on-line publications are not included in this listing.
AA, Liberal Arts, Mohawk Valley Community College BM, Composition, Berklee College of Music MA, HRDV, Webster University
Best selling author and professional LearnertainmentÂ® Trainer Lenn Millbower has helped more than one million trainers, educators, and speakers keep their adult learners awake so the learning can take. Lennâ€™s published works include the The LearnertainmentÂ® Pocket Tip Book, CLOUT Competencies InventoryÂ©; Show Biz Training; Cartoons for Trainers; Game Show Themes for Trainers; and Training with a Beat. Contributing works include Speaker and T&D magazines, and the books 90 World Class Activities from 90 World Class Trainers, the Pfeiffer Annual, and The Training and Performance Source Book. Lenn is a popular professional speaker, with successful presentations at international conferences including the ASTD, ASCD, SHRM, ISPI, MPI and IAL and for clients worldwide. Lenn is a creative and dynamic instructional designer and facilitator formerly with Disney Learning Solutions, the Disney Institute, the Disney University and Walt Disney Entertainment; an accomplished arranger-composer skilled in the psychological applications of music; an entertainer with vast performance experience as a comedian, magician, and musician; and the president of Offbeat Training LLC where Lenn revitalizes boring programs with entertainment-based techniques that maintain attention, foster retention and increase business results. Lenn Millbower received his BM from Berklee College of Music and his MA from Webster University. He is a member of the International Alliance for Learning, the National Speaker's Association, and ASTD.