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Podcasts & Webinar Recordings

Explore a collection of webinar recordings and podcast interviews to help you on your virtual training hero journey.

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PODCAST REcordings

Published July 10, 2024

In this episode of the L&D Must Change podcast, Kassy shares:

  • The blockers that we put up to keep us thinking online training is somehow “less than” in person.
    How to use the thought, “tech is cool, but people are cooler” as a springboard for online training.
  • Practical steps to create your own “better than” online training experiences.

Listen in and let us know your takeaways, questions, and ideas. How will you make your online training, “better than” in person?

Published June 23rd, 2024

Kassy shares her tips for creating social engagement in live training on The Social Learning Lab – A Podclass About Social Learning at Work.

Listen here.

Published May 21, 2024

Kassy was invited to speak with Tamara Kocharova on LOVE.PEOPLE.TECHNOLOGY.LEARNING. They covered many topics, including:

• Kassy’s journey to becoming a keynote speaker.
• How to effectively measure training success.
• Current trends in virtual and blended learning programs.
• The current role of AI in virtual training.

Published April 5, 2024

Kassy recently sat down with Duane Lester form Lessons of Learning Leaders and shared what you can do to make online learning engaging and fun. Her advice included to:

  • Focus on the participants and make the training about them, not just the content.
  • Create a sense of belonging and safety by personalizing the training experience and making participants feel seen and heard.
  • Engage participants every three to five minutes to maintain their interest and involvement.
  • Assume grace and give participants agency in their learning journey.
  • Join virtual training communities, like the Virtual Training Hero Hangout, to further explore and discuss virtual training strategies.

Published February 23, 2024

Penny Zenker of Take Back Time had a conversation with Kassy about how important it is to make participants feel valued in virtual presentations. 

When encouraging engagement, a lot of it comes down to the question: “What could my audience say or do instead of what I am saying or doing?” 

Throughout the discussion, Kassy shares her online engagement journey, common online presentation/meeting mistakes, and the evolution of virtual training. 

Published December 29, 2023

Kassy had the opportunity to talk with Rob Dwyer from Happitu on Next in Queue. In the podcast, they discussed:

• The impact of 2020 on virtual training
• The challenges of self-doubt and comparison
• The process of writing and delivering a keynote speech
• The importance of focusing on what works, overcoming fear and self-criticism, and finding inspiration in the success of others
• The need for continuous learning and growth
• The power of vulnerability and self-reflection in personal and professional development

Watch the video for the full podcast. #NextinQueue

Published November 21, 2023

Kassy is a guest on the Fabulous Learning Nerds Podcast!

Kassy and Scott discuss the fascinating world of keynoting in Learning and Development. Kassy talks to her journey and her insights into the power of connection in the digital landscape. 

Podcast: Making Meaningful Connections in the Virtual Space: Embracing Online Interactions with Kassy LaBorie

Published June 27, 2023

Kassy is a guest on the Flow Over Fear podcast with Adam Hill!

Kassy is asked thoughtful questions about remote work, her journey into virtual training, and advice she received long ago about viewing jealousy a gift! Listen to the full podcast.

Podcast: Collaboration Superpowers, Create Engaging Virtual Events

Published May 22, 2023

In this podcast episode, we dive into virtual learning with KASSY LABORIE, a renowned Virtual Learning Expert. Kassy speaks to her practical tips and advice for improving virtual training, meetings, and webinars. Listen to uncover the keys to successful virtual experiences.

Podcast: "What keeps getting your attention?"

Published April 13, 2022

This interview by Peace and Possibilities Podcast focuses on how to be peaceful and happy during all stages of your career.

Kassy and Julie Bruns discuss some key questions to ask yourself including:

  • What do you value and what makes you happy?
  • What can’t you stop talking about and learning about?
  • Who can you reach out to that can help?
  • Who are you jealous of?
  • What keeps getting your attention?

Podcast: The Computer Exorcist

Published August 8, 2023 In this engaging podcast episode, host Marc-Anthony Arena discusses virtual work and video meetings with Silicon Valley veteran Kassy Laborie, who offers insights from her 22 years of experience in the field even before the pandemic.

Follow a Recipe to Create Successful Virtual Activities

Published May 24, 2023 This blog by ATD23 News shares Kassy LaBorie's lessons from her ATD23 session "Irresistible Virtual Training! There's a Recipe for That."

More Podcast Recordings

The Training, Learning, and Development Community

"Knowing Your Worth with Kassy LaBorie and Betty Dannewitz," April 2023

Beltway Broadcast

"Producing Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars with Kassy LaBorie," December 2022, interviewed by Christina Eanes, Stephanie Huber, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

Remote Leadership

“Secrets To Best Ways To Lead Engaging Virtual Meetings,” October 2022, interviewed by Debra A. Dinnocenzo, founder of VirtualWorks!

The Women Talking About Learning Podcast

"The Visual Design One" with Kassy LaBorie, February 8, 2022


"Loki Episode 1: Loki Is Every Learner" with Kassy LaBorie and Eamonn Powers, November 2021, interviewed by Betty Dannewitz

The Training, Learning, and Development Community

"Intersections in Learning & Development," October 2021, interviewed by Lisa Crockett and Monique St Paul

Training Business

"How do I produce world-class virtual training" with Kassy LaBorie April, 2021, interviewed by Mark Garrett Hayes

The Accidental Trainer

“Why You Need a Producer For Your Online Training,” February, 2021, interviewed by Lisa Spinelli

Virtual Training Lessons Learned

December 2020, interviewed by Brian Washburn, CEO of Endurance Learning

IDIODC: Build Better Virtual Classroom Training

November 2020, interviewed by Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden

This Feels Right

July 2020, interviewed by Joel Silverstone. Also available at Apple Podcasts

Radical Talks

July 2020, interviewed by Joshua Davies

Learning Pro Intros – Episode 9

April 2020, interviewed by Nicole Papaioannou Lugara

Designing Webinars with Kassy LaBorie

February, 2020, interviewed by Brian Washburn, CEO of Endurance Learning

Online Virtual Facilitation with Kassy LaBorie

December, 2019, Off-the-Cuff podcast episode 45

Webinar REcordings

Published Jan 24, 2023

View this free playback of one of Kassy’s TrainingMagazine Network webinars. Be sure to download the workbook PDF, too!

Published August 3, 2022

View the webinar recording and download the Workbook from Kassy.

Published July 28, 2021

Play this webinar back to hear from 3 different speakers packed with valuable tips and insights.


Published June 11, 2021

View webinar recordings from this event featuring 7 speakers in 6 dynamic sessions from TrainingMagNetwork.com.

“3 Big Ideas For Producing Engaging Virtual Training”

April 26, 2021, Kassy LaBorie, Association for Talent Development

“Producing Engaging Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars”

January 19, 2021, Kassy LaBorie, Training Magazine Network

“5 Keys for Effective Virtual Classroom Training”

April 10, 2020, Kassy LaBorie, ATD – Member only

“Becoming a Virtual Trainer is a Hero’s Journey”

March 3, 2020, Kassy LaBorie, Training Magazine Network

“Interact and Engage! Activities for Spectacular Live Online Training”

August 1, 2019, Kassy LaBorie, Training Magazine Network

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