As L&D professionals, it’s easy for us to focus so much of our attention on other people’s development that we neglect our own. But just like the people whose learning we nurture, we need a continuous, strategic plan to develop our skills and...
There are a variety of paths people take to enter and advance in the training profession. The paths learning leaders take throughout their careers can offer insights for newer — and more experienced — professionals.
Whether you’re considering becoming a freelance training consultant for the first time or are taking your existing consulting career to new levels of success, this 10-step guide is for you.
Be a lifelong learner (demonstrate and live your passion for learning). Be a model for others, and plan dedicated time to grow your knowledge and gain new L&D skills.
Having sound wisdom from someone who has walked in your shoes and who can offer fresh, experienced perspective is key to aligning your career goals with your passion. For this reason, I choose to be that person for others.
As a training professional, you spend much of your time focused on the career development of others. But what does your own career path look like? What are your prospects as a training professional, and how are training roles evolving? Read on to find out.
The art of managing up and down — simultaneously — is not easily mastered. It takes perseverance, communication, leadership, continuous learning and, most prominently, balance. If you’re a new training manager, it’s easy to become overwhelmed.
Although my daily routine has changed from being in a room full of energized and hungry students and athletes, my routine today is similar when you consider that it involves teaching, mentoring, coaching and leading “big kids”!