Category Archives: Sustainability

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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Sustaining Training

Most organizations view training as a singular event: people attend…people learn…people go back to their regular activities and, hopefully, use what they’ve learned. Rarely is there follow-up training, support, accountability, coaching, mentoring, or other activities that¬† sustain the training beyond … Continue reading

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