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6 Tips for Using Games in Training

October 20th, 2014 Paul Sitter

In many job categories, learners tend to be highly competitive. How can you take advantage of this energy in training? Here are six tips for using games in training:...
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3 Tools for Success as a Trainer

October 13th, 2014 Lynne Koltookian

The following three tools are essential to my trainer toolkit. I can’t live without them in my job as a trainer....
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How to Build Creativity into your Training

October 6th, 2014 Linda Carole Pierce

I’ve often heard trainers complain that their courses are dry and they want to make them more interesting and fun....
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4 Tips for Effective Flipchart Use

September 29th, 2014 Jeff Welch

“Changing the world one flipchart at a time!”...
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How to Decide Whether to Fix a Course or Scrap it

September 22nd, 2014 Steve Flanagan

Training managers often struggle with the decision of whether to revamp an ineffective course or to scrap it and start again....
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How to Calculate the Potential to Improve Performance

September 15th, 2014 Marsha Weisleder

The goal is to identify performance gaps, offer training if necessary, and show the organization that the benefits of the training far outweighed the costs....
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8 Tips for Increasing Line Manager Support for Training

September 8th, 2014 Paul Sitter

So how do you increase the likelihood of management support for training? Here are a few tips:...
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5 Instructional Techniques for Maintaining Learner Focus

September 3rd, 2014 Lynne Koltookian

Mental focus is important in the classroom too, whether it is instructor-led or in the virtual classroom. ...
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How to Connect With Your Learners

August 25th, 2014 Jeff Welch

A learning style is defined as an individual’s natural pattern of acquiring and processing information in a learning situation. ...
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Training Needs Analysis: To Train or Not To Train?

August 18th, 2014 Jim Leligdon

There seems to be a popular perception that training is the corporate band-aid. However, the reality is that more often than not, it’s not a training issue....
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