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Measurement Demystified

Your Groundbreaking Framework for Measurement and Reporting Most people find measurement, analytics, and reporting daunting—and L&D professionals are no different. As these practices have become...

Measurement Demystified

Your Groundbreaking Framework for Measurement and Reporting Most people find measurement, analytics, and reporting daunting—and L&D professionals are no different. As these practices have become...

Know-How

Turn Your Know-How Into Someone Else’s Know-How-ToEveryone—whether subject matter experts, proficient performers, managers, coaches, or co-workers—will need to transfer knowledge to others at some...

Know-How

Turn Your Know-How Into Someone Else’s Know-How-ToEveryone—whether subject matter experts, proficient performers, managers, coaches, or co-workers—will need to transfer knowledge to others at some...

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...

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...

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...

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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Forward-Focused Learning

Shape What’s Next for Learning in Your Organization Our era of dynamic change and its profound impact on personal lives and businesses throughout the world represents a new normal. How organizations...

Forward-Focused Learning

Shape What’s Next for Learning in Your Organization Our era of dynamic change and its profound impact on personal lives and businesses throughout the world represents a new normal. How organizations...
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AI in Talent Development

Creating Transparent AI. From agriculture to transportation, entertainment to medicine, and banking to social media, artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how humans do practically everything. We...

AI in Talent Development

Creating Transparent AI. From agriculture to transportation, entertainment to medicine, and banking to social media, artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how humans do practically everything. We...
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Producing Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars

Master the Production of Virtual Events and Improve Engagement. Have you ever found yourself confidently delivering content for a virtual training session, webinar, or online meeting only to have a...

Producing Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars

Master the Production of Virtual Events and Improve Engagement. Have you ever found yourself confidently delivering content for a virtual training session, webinar, or online meeting only to have a...
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The Hard and Soft Sides of Change Management

Change isn’t going anywhere. Learn how to manage it. We live in a wild world of volatility, unpredictability, chaos, and ambiguity, with change seemingly as the only constant. Change can be difficult...

The Hard and Soft Sides of Change Management

Change isn’t going anywhere. Learn how to manage it. We live in a wild world of volatility, unpredictability, chaos, and ambiguity, with change seemingly as the only constant. Change can be difficult...
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Learning Science for Instructional Designers

Ensure Your Instructional Design Stands Up to Learning ScienceLearning science is a professional imperative for instructional designers. In fact, instructional design is applied learning science. To...

Learning Science for Instructional Designers

Ensure Your Instructional Design Stands Up to Learning ScienceLearning science is a professional imperative for instructional designers. In fact, instructional design is applied learning science. To...

Featured Titles

Peak Leadership Fitness

Get leadership-fit and see results in yourself and others. Leadership and fitness are both journeys of self-discovery. Both require self-awareness, passion, and commitment. Both have the potential to...

Peak Leadership Fitness

Get leadership-fit and see results in yourself and others. Leadership and fitness are both journeys of self-discovery. Both require self-awareness, passion, and commitment. Both have the potential to...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

Succession Planning Basics, 2nd Edition

Design your succession planning strategy. Succession Planning Basics will equip you with the background and implementation tools you need to devise and execute a forward-thinking succession planning...

Succession Planning Basics, 2nd Edition

Design your succession planning strategy. Succession Planning Basics will equip you with the background and implementation tools you need to devise and execute a forward-thinking succession planning...

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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