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Proving the Value of Soft Skills

A Step-by-Step Guide to Showing the Value of Soft Skill Programs As organizations rise to meet the challenges of technological innovation, globalization, changing customer needs and perspectives,...

Proving the Value of Soft Skills

A Step-by-Step Guide to Showing the Value of Soft Skill Programs As organizations rise to meet the challenges of technological innovation, globalization, changing customer needs and perspectives,...

Designing for Modern Learning

Meet Learning Needs With New Tools and New Thinking. Learning is no longer an activity or luxury that only occurs at specific stages in your life or career. With the digital revolution, learning has...

Designing for Modern Learning

Meet Learning Needs With New Tools and New Thinking. Learning is no longer an activity or luxury that only occurs at specific stages in your life or career. With the digital revolution, learning has...

Design Thinking for Training and Development

Better Learning Solutions Through Better Learning Experiences. When training and development initiatives treat learning as something that occurs as a one-time event, the learner and the business...

Design Thinking for Training and Development

Better Learning Solutions Through Better Learning Experiences. When training and development initiatives treat learning as something that occurs as a one-time event, the learner and the business...

Leading the Learning Function

Leaders as Learners, Learners as Leaders. Drawing upon firsthand experiences and insights from senior practitioners, Leading the Learning Function: Tools and Techniques for Organizational Impact...

Leading the Learning Function

Leaders as Learners, Learners as Leaders. Drawing upon firsthand experiences and insights from senior practitioners, Leading the Learning Function: Tools and Techniques for Organizational Impact...

Instructional Story Design

Once Upon a Time, Storytelling Met Instructional Design. From children to adults, everybody likes a good story. Stories are memorable, actionable, and emotional. We are constantly making sense of the...

Instructional Story Design

Once Upon a Time, Storytelling Met Instructional Design. From children to adults, everybody likes a good story. Stories are memorable, actionable, and emotional. We are constantly making sense of the...
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Connection Culture, 2nd Edition

Human Connection Affects Much More Than the Bottom Line. Organizations thrive when employees feel valued, the environment is energized, and high productivity and innovation are the norm. This...

Connection Culture, 2nd Edition

Human Connection Affects Much More Than the Bottom Line. Organizations thrive when employees feel valued, the environment is energized, and high productivity and innovation are the norm. This...
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Adult Learning Basics, 2nd edition

Everything you need to know to get started as an adult learning professional Instructing adults is dramatically different from teaching children, and the effectiveness of training programs is often...

Adult Learning Basics, 2nd edition

Everything you need to know to get started as an adult learning professional Instructing adults is dramatically different from teaching children, and the effectiveness of training programs is often...
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Troubleshooting for Trainers

Your Fix-It Guide to Training When you need to repair an appliance on the fritz, you can consult the instruction manual. But if you’re stuck when designing or facilitating training, what resource can...

Troubleshooting for Trainers

Your Fix-It Guide to Training When you need to repair an appliance on the fritz, you can consult the instruction manual. But if you’re stuck when designing or facilitating training, what resource can...
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Teachers to Trainers

Teachers Make Great Trainers Schoolteachers are leaving their profession at a higher rate than ever before—and for myriad reasons. Passion for teaching is generally not one of them. If you are a...

Teachers to Trainers

Teachers Make Great Trainers Schoolteachers are leaving their profession at a higher rate than ever before—and for myriad reasons. Passion for teaching is generally not one of them. If you are a...
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Know-How

Know-How: The Definitive Book on Skill & Knowledge Transfer for Occasional Trainers, Experts, Coaches & Anyone Helping Others Learn, by Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps, is for people with the...

Know-How

Know-How: The Definitive Book on Skill & Knowledge Transfer for Occasional Trainers, Experts, Coaches & Anyone Helping Others Learn, by Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps, is for people with the...

Featured Titles

The BS Dictionary

Do you yearn for a book to disambiguate words and phrases commonly used in business settings, your workplace, and in life in general? Do you wish the kimono would open on idioms and clichés that...

The BS Dictionary

Do you yearn for a book to disambiguate words and phrases commonly used in business settings, your workplace, and in life in general? Do you wish the kimono would open on idioms and clichés that...

Agile for Instructional Designers

Discover Agile for Better Instructional Design. To serve business needs amid greater volatility and uncertainty in the workplace, learning and development professionals need project management...

Agile for Instructional Designers

Discover Agile for Better Instructional Design. To serve business needs amid greater volatility and uncertainty in the workplace, learning and development professionals need project management...

Digital You

What’s your story? The most successful brands aren’t created, they are unearthed. Successful branding is based on authenticity. So how do you reveal your own brand? First, by searching yourself for...

Digital You

What’s your story? The most successful brands aren’t created, they are unearthed. Successful branding is based on authenticity. So how do you reveal your own brand? First, by searching yourself for...

Virtual Training Tools and Templates

Are your virtual training tools ready for a tune-up? You've discovered the best way to reach remote audiences without boarding a single plane. And you've learned that an effective virtual training...

Virtual Training Tools and Templates

Are your virtual training tools ready for a tune-up? You've discovered the best way to reach remote audiences without boarding a single plane. And you've learned that an effective virtual training...

ATD's 2020 Trends in Learning Technology

Evolving Technology for Human PerformanceATD’s 2020 Trends in Learning Technology collects insights about the latest emerging tech and trends that are transforming the talent development profession...

ATD's 2020 Trends in Learning Technology

Evolving Technology for Human PerformanceATD’s 2020 Trends in Learning Technology collects insights about the latest emerging tech and trends that are transforming the talent development profession...

Bestsellers

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation

A timely update to a timeless model. Don Kirkpatrick's groundbreaking Four Levels of Training Evaluation is the most widely used training evaluation model in the world. Ask any group of trainers...

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation

A timely update to a timeless model. Don Kirkpatrick's groundbreaking Four Levels of Training Evaluation is the most widely used training evaluation model in the world. Ask any group of trainers...

Telling Ain't Training, 2nd Edition

A must have for trainers. Telling Ain't Training is an essential book for all learning and development professionals. When the first edition of Telling Ain't Training was published in 2002, its...

Telling Ain't Training, 2nd Edition

A must have for trainers. Telling Ain't Training is an essential book for all learning and development professionals. When the first edition of Telling Ain't Training was published in 2002, its...

The Art and Science of Training

The topic is vast, the science precise, and the art so innovative. There are more similarities than differences between how artists and scientists work. Both ask countless questions. Both search in...

The Art and Science of Training

The topic is vast, the science precise, and the art so innovative. There are more similarities than differences between how artists and scientists work. Both ask countless questions. Both search in...

Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions

Can You Tell Learning Fact From Fiction? “Training should be tailored to individual learning styles.” “We only use 10 percent of our brain.” “Multitasking is as simple and efficient as flipping a...

Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions

Can You Tell Learning Fact From Fiction? “Training should be tailored to individual learning styles.” “We only use 10 percent of our brain.” “Multitasking is as simple and efficient as flipping a...
ATD Training Basics and 10 Steps Series

Virtual Training Basics, 2nd Edition

It’s a digital world; is your training up to speed? Build your virtual training skills with this new edition of Virtual Training Basics by Cindy Huggett. You don’t have to be a tech wizard to follow...

Virtual Training Basics, 2nd Edition

It’s a digital world; is your training up to speed? Build your virtual training skills with this new edition of Virtual Training Basics by Cindy Huggett. You don’t have to be a tech wizard to follow...

Facilitation Basics

Stop presenting and start facilitating meaningful learning. Whether you are a subject matter expert who occasionally takes on a trainer role, a trainer who wants to build on solid presentation skills...

Facilitation Basics

Stop presenting and start facilitating meaningful learning. Whether you are a subject matter expert who occasionally takes on a trainer role, a trainer who wants to build on solid presentation skills...

10 Steps to Successful Coaching, 2nd Edition

Build Your Coaching Skills to Develop Others. Coaching has the power to enhance individual, team, and organizational performance. Its interactive process helps individuals set and act upon goals,...

10 Steps to Successful Coaching, 2nd Edition

Build Your Coaching Skills to Develop Others. Coaching has the power to enhance individual, team, and organizational performance. Its interactive process helps individuals set and act upon goals,...

10 Steps to Be a Successful Manager, 2nd Edition

There’s always room for improvement. It’s tough to be a great manager but also fascinating, enriching, meaningful, and fun. Organizations need managers who bring individuals and teams together to do...

10 Steps to Be a Successful Manager, 2nd Edition

There’s always room for improvement. It’s tough to be a great manager but also fascinating, enriching, meaningful, and fun. Organizations need managers who bring individuals and teams together to do...

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing, 2nd Edition

In Today’s Business World, You Are What You Write Good writing can launch a career. It has the power to break through clutter and capture readers’ imaginations. And good writing is not just a skill...

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing, 2nd Edition

In Today’s Business World, You Are What You Write Good writing can launch a career. It has the power to break through clutter and capture readers’ imaginations. And good writing is not just a skill...
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