Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Three C’s of Successful Training Organizations

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If you’re in the fortunate position to build a training organization from scratch, you have a unique opportunity to avoid and/or leapfrog all the traditional characteristics of training groups that keep them from having a seat at the table in strategic discussions on the organization. If you were to build a training organization from the …

Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today. …

For SMBs, 5 Ways to Offer Learning that Sticks

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Great companies take extreme measures to hire the right people for the right jobs. They know not everyone is great at every job and that the best results come from aligning employees to jobs that need their particular combination of talents, strengths and passions. So while many organizations work hard to help their employees play …

4 Ways to Boost Training Retention and Memory

Whatever the field in which you’re training or being trained, there’s one thing that can improve the experience – a better memory. Whether the subject is chess,  computer coding or cookery, better recall will help students reach mastery sooner and with fewer headaches. So are you simply cursed (or blessed) with whatever memory capacity your …