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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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3 Key Steps for Becoming a Virtual Classroom Trainer

August 11th, 2014 Melissa Grey Satterfield

Moving to a new training delivery approach and platform is a big change, not only for you, the trainer, but for your organization as well. ...
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3 Fundamentals of Successful Training

August 4th, 2014 Paul Sitter

As trainers, it might be useful to review the fundamentals of our profession in relation to the instructional design and delivery of training, whether in a virtual classroom or brick-and-mortar environment....
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5 Lifetime Benefits of Training

July 28th, 2014 Lynne Koltookian

Have you ever thought about what you get for money that you invest in training courses and how long the benefits last? ...
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5 Instructional Techniques to Address Individual Training Needs

July 21st, 2014 Marsha Weisleder

I hear it all the time… “The session went horribly.” “It was the worst class of my life.” “They didn’t pay attention and weren’t engaged.” Yes, it’s true. Sometimes we have unmotivated learners and that can be very challenging....
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5 Presentation “Killers” to Avoid

July 14th, 2014 Jeff Welch

I recently read a book called 136 Effective Presentation Tips by Tony Jeary and David Cottrell. The book is filled with 136 practical tips to improve your public speaking and presentation skills....
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