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Behavior change designer Dr. Kristin Malek (aka Dr. K) wants you to Experience U! Throughout the Experience University podcast, Dr. K will challenge you to flip what you thought you knew about events, experience, and yourself on its head.

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United States

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Behavior change designer Dr. Kristin Malek (aka Dr. K) wants you to Experience U! Throughout the Experience University podcast, Dr. K will challenge you to flip what you thought you knew about events, experience, and yourself on its head.

Language:

English


Episodes

S8:E2: Innovation Culture With Claus Raasted

2/15/2024
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today's episode explores the concept of innovation culture with Claus Raasted, Director at The College of Extraordinary Experiences & Chief Learning Officer at Academics Academy. Raasted shares captivating insights into navigating stagnant systems and revealing the untapped opportunity space within seemingly rigid structures. Join us on this thought-provoking journey as we dive into the heart of embracing change and fostering innovation. Today we are discussing: College of Extraordinary Experiences (0:35) Experience Design as a Discipline (3:50) Innovation Culture (6:28) Navigating Stagnant Systems (10:09) Opportunity Space (12:50) Problem-Solving Process (16:12) Perception of Change (20:47) Academics Academy (26:22) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:31:22

S8E1: Psychology of Tradeshows with Sarah Griffin, CEM

2/8/2024
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another season of the Experience University Podcast! In today's episode, we dive into the dynamic world of event management and industry insights with Sarah Griffin, a Certified Exhibition Manager and seasoned professional in the field. Sarah shares her unique perspective on the evolving trends in the event industry, touching on topics such as the integration of psychology, adapting to changes post-COVID, and the blurring lines between traditional meetings and trade shows. Connect with Sarah: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-griffin-cem/ Today we are discussing: Sarah’s Journey into the Event Industry (0:50) Significance of Psychology in Events (2:08) Sarah’s Role as Certified Exhibition Manager (CEM) (4:05) Decision Making in Events (6:10) Industry Changes post-COVID (9:45) Cohesive Design and Education in Trade Shows (13:06) Continuous Learning (16:40) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University Instagram: @kristin.malek LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinmm/

Duration:00:19:34

S7E12: Communities: Catalysts for Change

11/30/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode explores the concept of radical inclusion and its distinctions from diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The episode discusses creating a passionate community that also encourages open discussions about differences. Dr. K underscores the importance of embracing diversity within communities, highlighting its role in fostering meaningful behavior change. Be sure to tune in next Spring for Season 8! Today we are discussing: What Does Belonging Mean? (1:21) Importance of Co-Living Situations (4:01) Science Behind Building Communities (7:55) Facilitating Behavior Change through Communities (9:39) Promoting Curiosity (11:20) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:16:37

S7E11: Sound Healing

11/23/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode discusses sound healing workshops and the potential benefits sound healing has on physical and mental health. The episode highlights the untapped potential of using sound healing for mindset and behavior change through events. Be sure to watch out for our last episode next week! Today we are discussing: Why Sound Healing? (1:03) The Science Behind Sound (2:39) Sound Healing Examples and Certification (7:24) Sound Healing in Events (14:06) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:16:44

S7E10: Customizing Keynotes

11/16/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about customizing keynotes to perfectly fit your audience. The episode highlights the adaptability required for different speaking styles and emphasizes the need to understand the audience's psychographics to deliver valuable content. Overall, keynotes should be personal and empathetic and have a keen understanding of audience dynamics. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Discussion Based Keynote (1:33) Making Keynotes Personal (4:14) Changing Speaking Styles (7:00) Bringing Value to Your Keynotes (9:48) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:13:17

S7E9: Designing the Experience Journey

11/9/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode highlights the power of Neurolinguistics Programming in facilitating emotional breakthroughs, and how this relates to promoting behavior change. The episode discusses the importance of crafting a transformative experience journey for participants and emphasizes the significance of event planners shifting their focus from tangible outcomes to the process itself. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Facilitating Behavior Change (1:48) Neurolinguistics Programming (LPN) (4:07) How LPN Applies to Behavior Change (7:38) Designing Unique Experiences (9:30) Focusing on the Process (12:30) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:15:00

S7E8: Intrinsic Motivation in Behavior Change

11/3/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about the importance of intrinsic motivation in facilitating effective learning and behavior change. We discuss the complex interplay between various factors in shaping human behavior. Ultimately, this episode emphasizes encouraging individuals to discover and connect information themselves to promote lasting understanding and skill development. Thank you so much for listening, and be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Designing for Curiosity (1:37) Brain Activation (3:19) Drawing Connections from Information (4:49) The Framework for Behavior Change 7:34) The Two Layers: Curiosity and Connections (9:12) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:13:19

S7E7: The Power of Co-Living at Events

10/26/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about the influence of co-habitation at events. This episode discusses how living with others, even for a short amount of time, can help foster more valuable connections and truly allow DEI to happen through these interactions. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Cohabitation Friendships (1:13) Open Minds (3:23) Learning from Others (6:27) DEI and Cohabitation (8:12) Internal and External Change (9:44) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:13:43

S7E6: Rethinking Sponsorship Models

10/20/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is all about sponsorships and how to create a sponsorship package that is relevant to the needs and wants of you and your sponsors. In this episode, I discuss the basic sponsorship models and my innovative sponsorship package that satisfies all parties. Thank you so much for listening, and be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Where I’ve Been and What I’m Doing (0:33) Why I Haven’t Had Guests on the Podcast Recently (3:32) Models for Events that Change Mindset and Behavior (5:47) Current Sponsorship Models (7:54) Needs and Wants (10:32) Innovative Sponsorship Package (12:33) Sponsorship Models Podcast: S3E9: The Future of Sponsorships Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:16:21

S7E5: Public Speaking with Neurolinguistics

10/12/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about the neurolinguistics of public speaking. This episode discusses the important concepts of stage presence and body language when speaking. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Neurolinguistics in Speaking (1:42) Incorporating Stories (2:51) Stage Presence and Stage Placement (3:36) Anchoring and Setting the Stage (7:48) 5 Hand Styles/Satir Groups (10:45) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:14:33

S7E4: Behavior Change Isn't Just Unconscious

10/5/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about behavior change in your unconscious AND conscious mind. This episode paints a picture of how your brain works like a garden, and it explains behavior change as a system. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Currently at a Neuroscience Event (1:12) Your Brain is Like a Garden (2:10) Behavior Change: Conscious and Unconscious (4:53) Brain Can’t Replace Lifelong Problems with Something Good (8:10) Behavior Change is a System (10:19) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:12:43

S7E3: Behavior Change vs. Change Management

9/29/2023
Hello, hello my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am pumped to be back with another episode of the Experience University Podcast! Today’s episode is about the number one question I get asked: How is behavior change design different from change management? I will explain the benefits of behavior change design and the many differences between the two. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: More Than a Professor (2:04) #1 Thing I Get Asked (3:31) Success in Behavior Change Design vs. Change Management (5:18) Differences in Methods, Timeframe, and Implementation Focus (8:08) We are a Specialist Society (10:17) Closing (12:34) Visit the Experience University website for more information! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:13:53

S7E2: Behavior Change in Events

9/22/2023
Hello, my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here, and I am so excited to be back with another episode of Experience University! Today’s episode is all about the different roles and careers in the event industry. I will also explain the role of a behavior change designer in events, which is a term not often used in the industry. Be sure to follow along for more episodes in the coming weeks! Today we are discussing: Free Masterclass Offerings on Behavior Change Design (0:55) How Events and Roles Change Based on Society (2:44) Description of Roles in the Event Industry (4:38) Behavior Change Designer in Events and Other Industries (9:57) Future Training Series (16:38) Go to this NEW website for more information and additional resources! www.experienceuniversity.org Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:18:06

S7E1: Rebranding

9/14/2023
Hello, my favorite people on the internet! Dr. K here and I am so excited to be BACK and bringing you a brand-new podcast: Experience University! This has been in the works for so long and I have many new things to share. It has been quite a year since I last posted a podcast and today we are going to get into all that has changed. Today we are discussing: What has been going on and why this podcast went MIA (0:53) Rebranding Extraordinary Events to Experience University (1:51) My journey with Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) (7:30) My first ever Ted Talk on behavior change design (11:44) Getting back into the podcast world (12:28) What we are launching as Experience University (13:12) Connect with us on our socials! Facebook: Experience University TikTok: @DrKDoesParenting @EventswithDrK Instagram: @kristin.malek

Duration:00:15:48

S6E11: Summer Recap and Awards

8/23/2022
In this podcast I discuss all the things I have done this summer - to include programs, trainings, events, lawsuits, grants, and other things that I think you will find of value! I also share about some awards the podcast and I have won over the summer, COVID, super spreader events, and most importantly....sticky walls! Things mentioned in the podcast: ToP Facilitation Training, IMEX Frankfurt, ICHRIE Meetings and Events Special Interest Group, ICHRIE Annual Conference, USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge, Sticky Walls We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:12:38

S6E10: Side Comments Change the World

5/3/2022
In this podcast I discuss three mini stories where I was at an event or professional development training where a side comment from another attendee changed my life in a much more transformational way than any of the training sessions themselves. Here we talk about where event management should really live in academia, how compromise is bad (professionally and personally), and selecting target markets for organizations! Things mentioned in the podcast: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Habit 4; IMEX America; Episode 80: Predictions and Curiosity with Janet Sperstad; Prince & Me movie; Episode 100: Find Your Way with Dr. K We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:19:22

S6E9: Dealing with Vendor Issues

4/26/2022
This episode was a topic requested by a listener who was dealing with a lot of vendor relationship problems. How exactly do you effectively "deal" with an "annoying vendor"? Well - there are many things to consider! Are they "annoying" because of a bad attitude, bad communication, or bad organization? Are you interacting with them on zoom/in-person or via email? Listen in for Dr. K's pro tips on how to effectively manage this relationship! Things mentioned in the podcast: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Habit 5 ; Masterclass course - The Art of Negotiation We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:19:36

S6E8: Find Your Way with Dr. K

4/19/2022
Episode 100!!! Part of my can't believe we have been on this incredible journey together! Join me as I share about the new adventure in my life - inspired by all of you!!! Things mentioned in the podcast: Ep 56: Approaching Sponsors We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:14:34

S6E7: Bachelorette and Divorce Markets

4/12/2022
Join me as I debrief my time in Austin, Texas for my cousin's bachelorette party and how they have targeted this very particular niche of bachelorettes. I then go on to talk about how any town or company can create their own life-event style niche, like divorce parties, instead of choosing an existing target market and competing in a saturated market. Things mentioned in the podcast: the picture of all the bachelorette's taking the shot - I used it as my cover photo for this episode! Check it out! We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:12:36

S6E6: Navigating Difficult Conversations

3/29/2022
In this episode, I talk about navigating difficult conversations! This includes poor advice you can glean from the internet, why I think a lot of top 10 lists with this advice don't work, and my own tips and tricks for navigating difficult conversations with your employees, clients, or managers! We would love to hear from you! Please stay in touch with us through one of our many platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Website, and Email!

Duration:00:21:14