Did you know that deep content knowledge is not the only ingredient in the secret sauce of teaching? Most corporate trainers and presenters don’t understand that buy-in is the key to audience engagement and, ultimately, learning.
Training delivery has grown from traditional, in-class, instructor-led courses to dynamic, agile learning methods that encompass webinar, VR and AI models. These changes mean that instructors are now students on a journey to prepare for the future.
Imagine, at the end of a day of training, knowing you were impactful, the attendees had new actions to take, and they left with the confidence they could take those actions. That is the definition of a satisfied trainer.
Training has come a long way from relying on traditional lecture-based classroom sessions to offering a rich menu of learner-centered options for delivery. However, in many cases, an instructor-led training session is still the best way to engage workers.
Everywhere from the exhibition halls to workshop rooms to the main conference hall, TICE 2019 was alive and buzzing with excitement as learning professionals and thought leaders from across the globe converged in Raleigh, North Carolina.
We are constantly surrounded by squirrels to chase. It’s in our nature: We don’t want to miss a thing. As learning and development professionals, squirrels are our nemesis.
Everyone listens to the same internal station: WIIFM (what’s in it for me?). It’s not that we’re selfish or egocentric. We’re simply human. So it’s natural to wonder what impact or benefit we may derive from something we’re about to experience.