Category Archives: Corporate Training

New Video – “Six Powerful Strategies…”

I had a wonderful experience presenting a 60-minute webinar on June 15th called “Six Powerful Strategies to Create High-Impact Training.”  Some of the information I shared in that webinar was fairly standard within the training world (but IMPORTANT reminders). A … Continue reading

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Using Text in Instruction

Instructional Designers (training professionals who focus on designing and developing effective learning) wear many different hats in order to create the end product. One of those hats is “materials designer.” As instructional designers we need to make sure the  materials … Continue reading

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Six Powerful Strategies to Create High-Impact Training

High-impact training not only deeply engages trainees and has them using their new knowledge and skills well beyond the confines of the training event, but it also has a positive organizational impact, including: Increased profitability Reduced expenses Enhanced performance and … Continue reading

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Learning Happens Even When Training Doesn’t

We can’t help ourselves – learning happens no matter what. It’s a natural part of being human. We are in a constant state of learning, changing, adapting, assimilating, experiencing, remembering, and accessing and using previously acquired information and skills. Even … Continue reading

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Learning and Forgetting Curves: Best Practices for Creating High-Impact, High-ROI Training

I just viewed an incredibly insightful video by Dr. Will Thalheimer, PhD, who studies,  researches, and teaches best practices in training and development, learning, and instructional design. It’s a “must see” if you have any interest in creating or facilitating … Continue reading

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Don’t Load Them Up with Information

Have you ever been to a meeting, workshop, or seminar where you felt overwhelmed with the amount of information that was coming at you? Who hasn’t, right? After all, the standard operating procedure of our educational system in the U.S. … Continue reading

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What Does YOUR CEO Think about Training?

I came across a blog post summarizing a research study that addresses what CEOs think about training. I know from personal experience that WHAT a CEO thinks about training has a huge impact on HOW training is delivered inside an … Continue reading

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