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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Hello, Tim! I’m a classroom and virtual facilitator working for a technology company in the Seattle area. During the last few months, we’ve experimented with inviting some of our subject...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Ask a Trainer is introducing guest posts where a talent development expert weighs in on a problem that trainers are facing. In this week’s post, Bruce Tulgan discusses delivering training...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Training delivery and facilitation is one of the 23 capabilities in the Association for Talent Development’s new Talent Development Capability Model, which encompasses the knowledge and...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Friday the 13 has always been one of my favorite days. Needless to say I don’t consider myself a superstitious person. I am the pet human of a black cat, and have stood under ladders...
Friday, February 28, 2020
Do you believe in training/teaching magic? I’ve heard trainers and teachers say, “I follow the facilitator’s guide/lesson plan until the magic happens, then I have to go where the magic...
Friday, February 21, 2020
This is the 2nd “retro” topic of 2020 (these will continue to appear on the 3 Friday of each month) based on topics from 2019 you folks requested more discussion on. Based on a request from...
Friday, January 24, 2020
How embedded do developers need to get when developing training? Yes, I know this may be a situational question. I ask it because of I am coming to the end of a series of trainings (...
Friday, January 17, 2020
Based on the response to the New Year’s post, I am going post a “retro” topic on the 3 Friday of the month looking back a topic you folks requested. This month I want to reexamine the...
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Participants often have shorter attention spans and less tolerance for training they perceive as taking them away from important work.
Friday, December 27, 2019
With 2020 approaching I want to say THANKS to all of you who read, commented, or otherwise engaged over the last 7 months since I revived these discussions. The graphic here shows every...
Blog Post
Friday, December 13, 2019
A former coworker was telling me about a discussion about the impact of Adaptive Learning, and she thought I should do a Fried Training Talk on the topic. For those of you who don’t know...
Job Aids & Tools
Monday, November 25, 2019
When delivering a learning program, you want people to ask relevant questions. But what if they all come from the same person? A learner who monopolizes your dialogue with the class can...
Friday, December 6, 2019
As someone used to rapid development and being active, this past week has been an interesting experience because an injured ankle has forced me to walk slowly with a cane. I must be very...
Friday, November 22, 2019
If someone asks you to design a training to address a problem, and after a good needs analysis you can tell them confidently that the best answer is not a training answer. Do you have a “...
Friday, November 15, 2019
What is the difference between some training and therapy? A few months back someone posted about a circumstance where a training was appropriately turned into a counseling session for a...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Dear Tim, I’ve been working in the world of L&D for a few years, focused mostly on designing and facilitating new employee onboarding and training for entry-level employees. However, I’ve...
Friday, October 25, 2019
     What is the difference between teaching children in school and training adults on the job? It is a big question. Many speakers talk about this in day long seminars. Many professors...
TD Magazine
Friday, November 1, 2019
Use these practical tools to inspire even the toughest learners. It's time. Your performance management workshop is about to begin. In the room, the vice president of marketing is...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Dear Tim, I am a facilitator teaching courses within a limited timeframe. I rarely have the time to explore content outside the prescribed curriculum. However, I’m often challenged with...
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