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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Make learning fun. Those are some words of advice Robert Lucas offered in the ATD Links article, “ Eight Tactics for Gaining and Holding Attention.” As talent development professionals,...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Duirng a recent multi-hospital new system implementation training, I sat through 5 days of new software training.  The training format was prep work of viewing several brief e-learnings,...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Chris Cancialosi, the author of “ Knowledge Transfer: The Key to Organization Resilience and Agility,” the July issue of TD at Work. He writes: “Knowledge doesn’t magically transfer from...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
I’m a big fan of Twitter. I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care about and business trends. I believe in hashtags (#GBL, #gamification, #UX, #ATD)...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Plan on using PowerPoint for your next training course? Wait, don’t launch the program just yet, cautions Brian Washburn in “ PowerPoint: Your Co-Facilitator,” the May 2018 bonus issue of...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
If you have had experience as a facilitator, you know that a key part of delivering an interactive workshop has to do with asking the right questions. However, the right questions alone do...
TD Magazine
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
These brainstorming sessions can help companies resolve issues, solve problems, and generate new ideas. Have you heard of or ever participated in a hackathon? What even is that? Most people...
TD Magazine
Monday, April 2, 2018
In a full-day (or longer) classroom training, breakout groups enable participants to apply what they've learned immediately, creating a learner-centered classroom and allowing space for...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
In general, people don’t like conflict. In the last year, Next Element surveyed nearly 2000 people about their response to conflict. One in four participants (72 percent) said they choose...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
As an L&D professional, you’re more than familiar with the latest buzzwords. Whether building agile, embedded, microlearning courses that are fully gamified and social, or creating learning...
Gain the interest of adult learners and encourage them to learn what they need to be successful n the job.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Your latest project is to develop an instructor-led training solution for a sales team. During the project kick-off, you learn that the team will use this training to learn about changes to...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
A colleague brings you some bad news. As you become upset, he says, “Hey, don’t blame the messenger!” Sound familiar? At a former job, a team leader said this phrase often. He would come...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Although training programs are designed extensively, facilitators need to be prepared for anything. Learners who continuously interrupt others. Learners who try to lead the class in a...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
'What's your point?' Way too often we look at presentation slides and ask (or at least think of) that question. And some of those slides might be our own (yikes!). Presentations have become...
Sunday, October 1, 2017
The moment you learn to improvise is the moment anything becomes possible. Count the number of times you’ve said “no” to an idea. Whether you inadvertently put out a spark of brilliance or...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
I recently had a conversation that rocked me back on my heels. A prospective client was looking for help putting together product knowledge training for his sales team. As is often the case...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Games teach us necessary skills for our work life and beyond. The following list outlines some knowledge elements and the methods by which they have traditionally been relayed. All of these...
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