This is where you’ll find the Training Industry weekly newsletters from the past few weeks.

 

March 24, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

2019 Top Sales Training Companies
2019 Top Sales Training Companies  
As part of our commitment to the industry and as a service to our community, Training Industry is pleased to announce our 2019 Top 20 and Watch Lists for the sales training sector.

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Meet the TICE Keynotes
Meet the TICE Keynotes  
Early bird registration for the Training Industry Conference & Expo ends March 31. Register to see keynote speakers Whitney Mortimer of IDEO, venture capitalist and best-selling author Scott Hartley and Erica Javellana of Zappos.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

Personalized Language Learning for a Global Workforce
Personalized Language Learning for a Global Workforce
Because of the need for fast, large-scale training, one-size-fits-all language learning is no longer an effective solution.
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We’re Ready for Another Apple: Turning Training Measurement Into a Science
We’re Ready for Another Apple: Turning Training Measurement Into a Science
We all know training will have some effect, and we hope it’s going to be positive, but that hope isn’t good enough anymore.
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Is a Learning Culture More Important than Learning?
Is a Learning Culture More Important than Learning?
There are four essential conditions that act as the core building blocks for a learning culture. They are a good place to start if you want to move in this direction.
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Why Growth Doesn’t Stop: 3 Steps to Continuous Growth
Why Growth Doesn’t Stop: 3 Steps to Continuous Growth
We can’t stop investing in ourselves after high school, college or certification. Here are three ways to create a lasting model for personal development.
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Mindfulness Training: 3 Ways to Take It Beyond Deep Breaths
Mindfulness Training: 3 Ways to Take It Beyond Deep Breaths
Make sure mindfulness training is both relatable and substantive, both practical and transformative – whether you’re offering it or evaluating a vendor.
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Webinar: Unlocking Internal Mobility through Real Skills Data
Webinar: Unlocking Internal Mobility through Real Skills Data
Understand the effects of misplaced skills in your company and discuss a framework for putting the right skills in the right place at the right time.
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Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Learn tactics to use before, during and after training to ensure that participants grasp and apply the content and achieve the desired outcomes.
Register Now »
Webinar: Improving Retail Customer Service using Effective Onboarding
Webinar: Improving Retail Customer Service using Effective Onboarding
Investing in an effective onboarding program can improve engagement for new employees, while playing a crucial role in customer satisfaction for today’s retailers.
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 This Week in Training Outsourcing

The Importance of Finding a Learning Partner, Not Just a Learning Provider
The Importance of Finding a Learning Partner, Not Just a Learning Provider
Moving beyond a transactional relationship with your provider can have a host of benefits throughout the business.
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Unite and Upskill: Integrating In-house and Outsourced Training
Unite and Upskill: Integrating In-house and Outsourced Training
Purely building or buying is often less effective at achieving specific training outcomes than a blend of the two approaches.
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How Managed Learning Services Partners Are Preparing Organizations for the Future
How Managed Learning Services Partners Are Preparing Organizations for the Future
Modern service providers move beyond what was previously sufficient. It’s no longer about being better, faster and cheaper.
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9 Reasons to Outsource Your Corporate Training
9 Reasons to Outsource Your Corporate Training
Many organizations hire short-term contractors or curate and develop training content in house, but don’t overlook these benefits to outsourcing.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

What Is Authentic Leadership? 9 Skills Every Leader Needs to Develop
What Is Authentic Leadership? 9 Skills Every Leader Needs to Develop
Authentic leadership is about cultivating your unique personality and life story to serve the needs of multiple stakeholders, including society in general. ”  

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3 Emerging Best Practices for Leveraging a Diverse Workforce
3 Emerging Best Practices for Leveraging a Diverse Workforce  
Hiring talent from different racial, geographic, ethnic and religious backgrounds is becoming standard business practice.  
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How Fiction Drives Performance
How Fiction Drives Performance
Fiction is subjective, open to interpretation and always has the potential of not sticking with the reader. But when it sticks, the impact is powerful  

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Team Coaching After a Blowout
Team Coaching After a Blowout
How do you prepare your team for the potential loss of a star player, a team leader, or a key product; the sale to or merger with a competitor; or any potential seen or unseen changes?  

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How to Help the “Untrainable” Executive Succeed
How to Help the “Untrainable” Executive Succeed
It’s easy to assume that the people who’ve made it to the top are equipped to succeed there, but executives often find that’s not the case.  

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Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
The business context is changing rapidly, and leadership development needs to change with it.  

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This Week in IT and Technical Training

 

How to Optimize Learning for Changing IT Roles
How to Optimize Learning for Changing IT Roles
With the advent of cloud, big data, everything-as-a-service, plug-and-play technology and distributed teams, IT roles must adapt.  
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Webinar: How to Train the Modern Learner Using “Learning by Doing”
Webinar: How to Train the Modern Learner Using “Learning by Doing”  
Delivering engaging training that also drives knowledge retention is challenging but possible. The old, passive teaching methods don’t cut it anymore.  
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This Week in Compliance Training

Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training
Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training  
Maximize your time and deliver no-nonsense online training in 10 minutes or less.  
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Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox  
Learning and development plays a critical role in protecting a business’ customers, its employees and their livelihood.  
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This Week in Sales Training

 

Webinar: A Playbook Approach to Continuous Sales Training
Webinar: A Playbook Approach to Continuous Sales Training
Leveraging a playbook approach for virtual sales training can create confident and capable sellers.
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Psychometric Testing and Sales Success
Psychometric Testing and Sales Success
Our personalities impact our approach to our job, willingness to learn and ability to build relationships. But how important are they as predictors of sales success?
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

The Benefits of Mobile Learning
The Benefits of Mobile Learning   
Researchers have discovered that, on average, we touch our phones 2,617 times a day – or roughly every two minutes.  

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Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive
Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive  
There’s an increasing need to provide hard-to-reach colleagues and learners with a deeply engaging, collaborative experience.
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Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches   
AI and cognitive science are the future of training, but can you get the benefits without hiring an army of data scientists?  

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3 Myths About Game-Based Learning in the Workplace… Busted!
3 Myths About Game-Based Learning in the Workplace… Busted!  
With their popularity on the rise, now could be the time for your organization to find out how gamified learning can help you reach your business goals.
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Upcoming Professional Development

CPTM Practicum CPTM Practicums
Virtual – April 15-18, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
Certificate Courses Certificate Courses
Leading Leadership Development – April 23-24, 2019
Managing Learning Technologies – June 25-26, 2019
Master Classes Master Classes
Strategic Planning – May 14, 2019
Internal Consulting Planning – July 16, 2019

 

March 17, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

The Case for Investing in Training Managers
The Case for Investing in Training Managers  
It’s important to invest in developing great training managers to drive business performance through learning and development. This infographic provides details about how to develop training managers, including supporting certification.

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The Anatomy of the Modern Learning System
The Anatomy of the Modern Learning System  
Research consistently points to the importance of efficient, well-designed processes in building high-performing training organizations. This report explores how these processes should align in a complex modern learning organization.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

Solving Modern Performance Management Challenges
Solving Modern Performance Management Challenges
By gaining a better understanding of managers’ challenges, you will be better equipped to provide them with the support they need.
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The Why, How and Now of Learning Analytics
The Why, How and Now of Learning Analytics
With every department in today’s organizations facing pressure to show its value, L&D stands to benefit more from learning analytics.
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Creating a Culture of Learning for the Digital Economy
Creating a Culture of Learning for the Digital Economy
Keeping up with the pace of technology-driven change is a challenge that transcends industries and touches every role and function.
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Webinar: Deciphering Learning Behavior Patterns
Webinar: Deciphering Learning Behavior Patterns
When you can unlock important insights, you can drive better alignment between your learning strategy and the needs of your organization.
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Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Learn tactics to use before, during and after training to ensure that participants grasp and apply the content and achieve the desired outcomes.
Register Now »
Webinar: Improving Retail Customer Service using Effective Onboarding
Webinar: Improving Retail Customer Service using Effective Onboarding
Investing in an effective onboarding program can improve engagement for new employees, while playing a crucial role in customer satisfaction for today’s retailers.
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 This Week in Training Outsourcing

Learner-focused Outsourcing: 4 Key Ingredients
Learner-focused Outsourcing: 4 Key Ingredients
If the goal is high learner and organizational performance, outsourcing isn’t as much about cost savings as it is about creating a sustainable system.
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Training Outsourcing: The Importance of a Strategic Partner
Training Outsourcing: The Importance of a Strategic Partner
Having a partner can help learning organizations prove their value in the business and change the perception of simply being a cost center.
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Using Extended LMSs to Address the Challenges of Training Outsourcing
Using Extended LMSs to Address the Challenges of Training Outsourcing
The seamless delivery of e-learning solutions via extended LMSs helps cater to the training needs of diversified audiences while saving costs on travel and logistics.
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What Are the Hottest Roles in L&D, and How Do You Get These Players on Your Team?
What Are the Hottest Roles in L&D, and How Do You Get These Players on Your Team?
Contracted consultants can be a cost-effective option, allowing you to ramp up and scale down as needed.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Leadership Is Playing Bocce
Leadership Is Playing Bocce
A good leader can check all the boxes, but what propels leaders into the “extraordinary” category is true engagement. ”  

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Translating Training Into Beneficial Impact
Translating Training Into Beneficial Impact  
A values survey and a leadership impact assessment can help leaders gain a clear understanding of how well they’re modeling the company’s valued behaviors.  
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Leadership Development: The Executive Experience
Leadership Development: The Executive Experience
This research report shares insights – from the executives themselves – about the leadership development programs that serve senior leaders.  

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Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
The business context is changing rapidly, and leadership development needs to change with it.  

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This Week in E-Learning

 

Product Demo: Transforming Online Learning Experiences
Product Demo: Transforming Online Learning Experiences  
Learn how the Learning Business Platform™ can help you streamline and scale the creation and delivery of online learning experiences.
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Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost
Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost   
Becoming an Adobe Captivate specialist can boost your productivity and help you create brilliant e-learning courses in no time.   

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This Week in Compliance Training

Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training
Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training  
Maximize your time and deliver no-nonsense online training in 10 minutes or less.  
Register Now »
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox  
Learning and development plays a critical role in protecting a business’ customers, its employees and their livelihood.  
Register Now »

This Week in Sales Training

 

3 Skills for High-stakes Sales Dialogues
3 Skills for High-stakes Sales Dialogues
Sales professionals need to build the confidence and skills required to engage their buyers in high-stakes dialogues.
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5 Reasons Why Your Sales Team Might Be Failing (and How to Help Them Succeed)
5 Reasons Why Your Sales Team Might Be Failing (and How to Help Them Succeed)
Every member of your sales team may struggle with a unique set of challenges. Classifying them into different sales personas can help.
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Webinar: A Playbook Approach to Continuous Sales Training
Webinar: A Playbook Approach to Continuous Sales Training
Leveraging a playbook approach for virtual sales training can create confident and capable sellers.
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Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?
Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?
If your sales reps are not practicing with purpose as part of pre-call planning, then they’re practicing during the call – on your buyers.
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

The Application of Virtual Reality in the Corporate World
The Application of Virtual Reality in the Corporate World  
Initially dominated by the gaming industry, VR technologies are being adopted rapidly as companies seek a competitive advantage in training and marketing.  

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Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive
Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive  
There’s an increasing need to provide hard-to-reach colleagues and learners with a deeply engaging, collaborative experience.
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This Week in Content Development

Turning Training Topics into Games: A Step-by-Step Process
Turning Training Topics into Games: A Step-by-Step Process
Transitioning your training content into something fun that creates better learning retention doesn’t have to be an expensive venture.  
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Learning Services Business Models for the Modern Workforce
Learning Services Business Models for the Modern Workforce  
Automation is changing learning. The core skill sets that must stay true are instructional design and business-oriented skills.
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Is Agile a Transformative Learning Opportunity for Training Professionals?
Is Agile a Transformative Learning Opportunity for Training Professionals?
Training organizations that have adopted agile as a development methodology have experienced both breakthrough change and radical improvements.  
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Webinar: Going from Flash to HTML5 Requires a Strategic Approach
Webinar: Going from Flash to HTML5 Requires a Strategic Approach  
Take advantage of the end of Adobe Flash to strengthen your e-learning content in the process of converting.
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Upcoming Professional Development

CPTM Practicum CPTM Practicums
Virtual – April 15-18, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
Certificate Courses Certificate Courses
Leading Leadership Development – April 23-24, 2019
Managing Learning Technologies – June 25-26, 2019
Master Classes Master Classes
Strategic Planning – May 14, 2019
Internal Consulting Planning – July 16, 2019

 

March 10, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

Leadership Development: The Executive Experience
Leadership Development: The Executive Experience  
Leaders play an important role in shaping the success of the companies they lead. How can organizations know if their executives are prepared to lead?

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Training Industry Magazine: March/April 2019 Issue Now Available
Training Industry Magazine: March/April 2019 Issue Now Available  
The March/April 2019 issue of Training Industry Magazine examines how leveraging technology can create more dynamic learning experiences for today’s workforce.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2019 Europe List Demonstrates Growing Importance of Professional Development
Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2019 Europe List Demonstrates Growing Importance of Professional Development
Several members of Forbes’ new 30 Under 30 list are included on the list for their work in the training and development industry.
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Candor, Conflict and the Helpfulness of Honesty: 5 Ways to Accelerate Candor in a Superfast World
Candor, Conflict and the Helpfulness of Honesty: 5 Ways to Accelerate Candor in a Superfast World
Developing a culture of candor is an effective strategy for teamwork, innovation and greater speed.
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How High-performing Organizations Inspire Employee Engagement, Innovation and Loyalty
How High-performing Organizations Inspire Employee Engagement, Innovation and Loyalty
Give creative employees opportunities to develop new products, services and business ventures.
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How to Address Workplace Incivility
How to Address Workplace Incivility
Most leaders think their department is civil, but only about half of their employees agree. If leaders aren’t noticing the unhealthy environment, they won’t work to fix it.
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 This Week in Training Outsourcing

7 Compelling Reasons to Outsource Learning and Development
7 Compelling Reasons to Outsource Learning and Development
The outsourcing of non-core business functions has become a mainstream practice, and outsourcing the learning function is no different.
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Comparing LMS Providers: A Checklist
Comparing LMS Providers: A Checklist
Consider four categories: administrative features, learner engagement features, features for both and “beyond LMS” features.
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Learning Outsourcing as a Route to Innovation
Learning Outsourcing as a Route to Innovation
An often overlooked benefit of outsourcing is the ability to tap into new and evolving capabilities quickly, allowing experimentation and reducing time to market.
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Outsourcing Training: 4 Things to Consider
Outsourcing Training: 4 Things to Consider
Having a partner that can build a training reinforcement and measurement strategy will ensure that you are maximizing impact.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Developing Inclusive Leaders: 3 Tips for Success
Developing Inclusive Leaders: 3 Tips for Success
Inclusive leadership is a requirement for leaders who motivate, empower and inspire people and develop long-lasting relationships. ”  

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What Does It Take to Win as a Team?
What Does It Take to Win as a Team?  
When your team is faced with adversity, see challenges not roadblocks, be ruled by hope instead of the fear of failure, and never wait for perfect conditions.  
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Rebooting Women’s Leadership Programs
Rebooting Women’s Leadership Programs
For International Women’s Day, check if your women’s development programs are resulting in more women rising to leadership positions.  

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Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Turn high-performing employees into leaders who will drive performance, growth and innovation.  

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Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
With effective coaching skills, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers. 

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Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development  
The business context is changing rapidly, and leadership development needs to change with it.  
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This Week in E-Learning

 

7 Tips for Associations to Make the Most of Your Learning Management System
7 Tips for Associations to Make the Most of Your Learning Management System   
A learning management system can help you increase productivity and make your industry’s employees better at their jobs.
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Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost
Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost   
Becoming an Adobe Captivate specialist can boost your productivity and help you create brilliant e-learning courses in no time.   

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This Week in Compliance Training

Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training
Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training  
Maximize your time and deliver no-nonsense online training in 10 minutes or less.  
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Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox  
Learning and development plays a critical role in protecting a business’ customers, its employees and their livelihood.  
Register Now »

 

This Week in Sales Training

 

Expert Perspectives on Sales Enablement
Expert Perspectives on Sales Enablement  
This e-book shares the ideas of some of the leading sales enablement experts on how to support great sales teams.  
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Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?
Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?  
If your sales reps are not practicing with purpose as part of pre-call planning, then they’re practicing during the call – on your buyers.
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

Incorporating Video into a Multimodal Training Strategy
Incorporating Video into a Multimodal Training Strategy  
Video is an effective modality, especially when used in combination with other tools as part of a multimodal training strategy.  
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Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive
Product Demo: Make Your Virtual Meetings Come Alive  
There’s an increasing need to provide hard-to-reach colleagues and learners with a deeply engaging, collaborative experience.
Register Now »

Product Demo: Creating Impact at Scale With Adaptive Learning
Product Demo: Creating Impact at Scale With Adaptive Learning     
Artificial intelligence and learning science are the future of education, but can you get the benefits without hiring an army of data scientists and researchers?  

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Webinar: Going from Flash to HTML5 Requires a Strategic Approach
Webinar: Going from Flash to HTML5 Requires a Strategic Approach  
Take advantage of the end of Adobe Flash to strengthen your e-learning content in the process of converting.
Register Now »

 

This Week in Measurement and Analytics

 

Webinar: Planning Your Online Learning Program to Measure Behavior Change
Webinar: Planning Your Online Learning Program to Measure Behavior Change
L&D often lags behind when it comes to proving that our programs are creating real behavior change.  
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Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Learn tactics to use before, during and after training to ensure that participants achieve the desired outcomes.  
Register Now »

Webinar: Deciphering Learning Behavior Patterns
Webinar: Deciphering Learning Behavior Patterns
When you can unlock insights about your team’s engagement, you can drive alignment between your learning strategy and the needs of your organization.  
Register Now »
The Anatomy of the Modern Learning System
The Anatomy of the Modern Learning System
This report explores how L&D processes should align in a complex modern learning organization faced with pressures to improve performance and control costs.  
Learn More »

Upcoming Professional Development

CPTM Practicum CPTM Practicums
Virtual – April 15-18, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
Certificate Courses Certificate Courses
Leading Leadership Development – April 23-24, 2019
Managing Learning Technologies – June 25-26, 2019
Master Classes Master Classes
Internal Consulting Planning – July 16, 2019
Strategic Planning – May 14, 2019

 

March 3, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Monthly Recap

The Business of Learning, Episode 14: Merging Training Functions after an M&A
The Business of Learning, Episode 14: Merging Training Functions after an M&A  
After a company is acquired or merges with another business, each department needs to merge, too. In this episode of our podcast, we speak to two learning leaders on how to do just that.

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Monthly Articles

Is Mobile Learning the Key to Training Middle Managers?
Is Mobile Learning the Key to Training Middle Managers?
Middle managers live in a difficult place: They supervise team members while also managing relationships with their supervisors.
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Time for Sales Training to Grow Up
Time for Sales Training to Grow Up
Apply a practical, rational approach to understanding how professional development investments are impacting key business goals.
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3 Employee Engagement Must-haves
3 Employee Engagement Must-haves
If leaders really want to grow their team’s engagement, they must build a purpose-driven daily, weekly and monthly approach to engagement.
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How to Break Rules – the Right Way
How to Break Rules – the Right Way
Rebels assume that rules can be changed – and they change them. When they do so, they become not only more efficient but more creative.
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3 Tips for Effective Gamification
3 Tips for Effective Gamification
We can’t promise learning will be as fun as stomping goombas, but it can be a memorable, enjoyable and effective way to learn.
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Flight Risk: What Does the Flexible Work Imperative Mean for Employee Retention?
Flight Risk: What Does the Flexible Work Imperative Mean for Employee Retention?
Attract, retain and engage your employees today and avoid an expensive flight risk in the future.
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From Event to Journey: How Post-program Webinars Help Create Change
From Event to Journey: How Post-program Webinars Help Create Change
Technology makes it easy to extend learning, keep people accountable, sustain motivation and create behavioral change.
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Beginning the Analytics Journey: Simple Comparisons Lead to Informed Decisions
Beginning the Analytics Journey: Simple Comparisons Lead to Informed Decisions
To use analytics to improve performance, we need to know which data points (positive and negative) are valuable.
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This Week’s Articles and Resources

5 Tips to Consider When Conducting a Needs Assessment
5 Tips to Consider When Conducting a Needs Assessment
There are some simple ways to gain a full 360-view of your client’s situation to create and deliver an impactful training solution.
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5 Tips for Training Humanitarian Workers and Volunteers
5 Tips for Training Humanitarian Workers and Volunteers
In 2019, there is still a need for humanitarian assistance. There is still a need for humanitarian workers. And there is still a need for good ways to train them.
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Creating a Learning Culture: Help Employees Become Self-Directed Learners
Creating a Learning Culture: Help Employees Become Self-Directed Learners
Learners have something special working in their favor: the innate human motivation to do a good job.
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Readiness: The Missing Key Between Strategy and Execution
Readiness: The Missing Key Between Strategy and Execution
Help leaders set an example as chief knowledge curators, and start cultivating a learning mindset throughout the organization.
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Aligning Your Central Learning Strategy With Local Business Unit Needs
Aligning Your Central Learning Strategy With Local Business Unit Needs
Any central learning strategy should include specific programs to address specific needs in a particular location. A one-size-fits-all approach will not work.
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Research Report: Deconstructing 70‑20‑10
Research Report: Deconstructing 70‑20‑10
New research provides new insights into the optimal balance between formal, social and on-the-job learning.
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Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Learn tactics to use before, during and after training to ensure that participants achieve the desired outcomes.
Register Now »
Webinar: Planning Your Online Learning Program to Measure Behavior Change
Webinar: Planning Your Online Learning Program to Measure Behavior Change
L&D often lags behind when it comes to proving that our programs are creating real behavior change in the organization.
Register Now »

This Week in Sales Training

 

Rethinking the Art of War for Sales: Winning Peace, Not Waging War
Rethinking the Art of War for Sales: Winning Peace, Not Waging War
The Art of War for sales has two major flaws: The customer is treated as a battlefield, and much has changed in how salespeople sell.
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The Weakest Link in Sales Training: Reinforcement
The Weakest Link in Sales Training: Reinforcement
Reinforcement is the great unmined resource to ensure sustained performance improvement and ROI for your sales training investment.
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Building Your Ideal Sales Team Means Training for Adaptability
Building Your Ideal Sales Team Means Training for Adaptability
In our world of exponential technological change, salespeople need stronger communication skills to connect with buyers in increasingly shorter time frames.
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Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?
Webinar: Are Your Sales Reps Practicing with Purpose?
If your sales reps are not practicing with purpose as part of pre-call planning, then they’re practicing during the call – on your buyers.
Register Now »

This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Why Telling is Not Good Enough: 3 Benefits of Connecting Language and Behavior
Why Telling is Not Good Enough: 3 Benefits of Connecting Language and Behavior
Leaders today should move away from an over-reliance on the one-sided communication that is characteristic of “command and control.”  

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How Coaching Around Strengths Leads to a Sharp Improvement in Performance
How Coaching Around Strengths Leads to a Sharp Improvement in Performance  
Coaching a leader to leverage a strength provides an immediate performance boost and sustainable improvement over time.  
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Lead Like a Kindergartener: Servant Leadership in Action
Lead Like a Kindergartener: Servant Leadership in Action
When leadership changes from being focused on the individual to being focused on the group, and the group functions as a team, they generally succeed.  

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Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Turn high-performing employees into leaders who will drive performance, growth and innovation.  

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Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
With effective coaching skills, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers. 

Register Now »
Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development
Webinar: 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development  
The business context is changing rapidly, and leadership development needs to change with it.  
Register Now »

This Week in Content Development

Getting the Most out of Blended Learning
Getting the Most out of Blended Learning
Finding the right design is like solving a puzzle of business goals, organizational realities, performance context, audience needs and instructional strategies.  
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How Design Reviews Can Elevate Your Digital Learning Experiences
How Design Reviews Can Elevate Your Digital Learning Experiences  
Design reviews take patience and understanding but, if run well, are an invaluable source of feedback.
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This Week in E-Learning

 

Expert Perspectives on E-Learning
Expert Perspectives on E-Learning   
This e-book shares the insights of leading e-learning experts: their insights into the benefits and best practices of e-learning and how to develop your e-learning skills.
Read Now »
Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost
Product Demo: Give Your E-Learning Career a Boost   
Becoming an Adobe Captivate specialist can boost your productivity and help you create brilliant e-learning courses in no time.   

Register Now »

This Week in Compliance Training

 

Using Simulations and Video to Improve Driver Safety Training
Using Simulations and Video to Improve Driver Safety Training  
When human lives are on the line – as they are on the road – ensuring effective training is more important than ever.  
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A Million Little Things: The Real Issue Behind Workplace Mental Health Issues
A Million Little Things: The Real Issue Behind Workplace Mental Health Issues  
Instead of just fixing the problems with mental health at work, let’s prevent the problems in the first place.  
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Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training
Product Demo: Using Microlearning for Safety Training  
Maximize your time and deliver no-nonsense online training in 10 minutes or less.  
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Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox  
Learning and development plays a critical role in protecting a business’ customers, its employees and their livelihood.  
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D     
Hear tales of technology implementation from five learning leaders and learn how you can produce better outcomes through emerging technologies.  

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Product Demo: Creating Impact at Scale With Adaptive Learning
Product Demo: Creating Impact at Scale With Adaptive Learning  
Artificial intelligence and learning science are the future of education, but can you get the benefits without hiring an army of data scientists and researchers?
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Upcoming Professional Development

CPTM Practicum CPTM Practicums
Virtual – March 11-14, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
Certificate Courses Certificate Courses
Leading Leadership Development – April 23-24, 2019
Managing Learning Technologies – June 25-26, 2019
Master Classes Master Classes
Internal Consulting Planning – March 6, 2019
Strategic Planning – May 14, 2019

 

February 24, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

2019 Top Leadership Training Companies
2019 Top Leadership Training Companies  
As part of our commitment to the industry and as a service to our community, Training Industry is pleased to announce our 2019 Leadership Training Companies Top 20 and Watch Lists.

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Master Class: Strategic Planning
Master Class: Strategic Planning  
This master class will help you ensure that your training organization’s strategic plan is positioned for success. Through the end of February, save $100 all continuing professional development programs with code FEB100.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

How to Break Rules – the Right Way
How to Break Rules – the Right Way
Find out how this Harvard professor learned how to be a restaurant server – and about the importance of rebelling.
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Feedback: An Opportunity for Growth
Feedback: An Opportunity for Growth
Feedback is strengthened by a foundation of trust coupled with encouragement. Make an intention to see feedback as an opportunity.
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3 Employee Engagement Must-haves
3 Employee Engagement Must-haves
If leaders really want to grow their team’s engagement, they must build a purpose-driven daily, weekly and monthly approach to engagement.
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How to Take Your Retention Strategy to the Next Level
How to Take Your Retention Strategy to the Next Level
More than mimosas on Mondays, employees want a culture where their talent is valued, their contributions are recognized and they’re inspired to grow.
Read Now »
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
Hear tales of technology implementation from five learning leaders and learn how you can produce better outcomes through emerging technologies.
Register Now »
Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Explore modern learning that enables positive business outcomes and helps organizations stay ahead of the curve when faced with rapid change.
Register Now »
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Compliance training is too often reduced to a “check-the-box” activity. But L&D plays a critical role in protecting a business’ employees and their livelihood.
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Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Webinar: Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think
Learn tactics to use before, during and after training to ensure that participants achieve the desired outcomes.
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This Week in Sales Training

How to Develop a Team of Resilient Sales Professionals
How to Develop a Team of Resilient Sales Professionals
Resilience is a toughness that allows sales professionals to keep prospecting during a dry patch and pick themselves up and keep going when they lose a deal.
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Sales Coaching, Mentoring and Training: What’s the Difference?
Sales Coaching, Mentoring and Training: What’s the Difference?
In the quest for developing and improving their reps, sales managers’ three primary tools are training, coaching and mentoring.
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Time for Sales Training to Grow Up
Time for Sales Training to Grow Up
Apply a practical, rational approach to understanding how professional development investments are impacting key business goals.
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Are You Leveraging the Power of Business Value Stories?
Are You Leveraging the Power of Business Value Stories?
Salespeople must be able to craft compelling, customer-centric business value stories that connect with their listeners.
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Your One-size-fits-all Sales Training Is Killing You
Your One-size-fits-all Sales Training Is Killing You
Tease out what high performers do that lead to wins in those situations. Then, codify that information and teach it.
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Webinar: Are Your Reps Practicing with Purpose?
Webinar: Are Your Reps Practicing with Purpose?
When it comes to sales training, it’s time for new thinking: cultivating a culture of practice to elevate sales training and readiness.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

The Gender Leadership Gap in Health Care: Why It Matters and How to Bridge It
The Gender Leadership Gap in Health Care: Why It Matters and How to Bridge It
A more diverse health care workforce will help ensure that services and treatments are successful for diverse populations.  

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The Leadership Life Is Messy: 5 Ideas to Address the Mess
The Leadership Life Is Messy: 5 Ideas to Address the Mess  
Leadership is a mindset with which leaders generate new ideas and then convince others to go along with them.  
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Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
As current and future leaders seek ways to develop their skills, L&D must ensure the skills they’re learning are the skills modern leaders need.  

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Helping Managers Focus on What Really Matters
Helping Managers Focus on What Really Matters  
It’s time to help managers at every level find the joy and satisfaction of crafting great teams of high-performing people.  
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6 Topics You Should Cover in Your New Leader Mentoring Program
6 Topics You Should Cover in Your New Leader Mentoring Program
Organizations simply are not investing enough in their largest population of leaders – entry- and first-level frontline managers.  

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Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training
Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training  
If you can’t tell your stakeholders where their training dollars went, then you can stop expecting more training dollars.  
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Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
With effective coaching skills, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers. 

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Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services  
Financial services organizations are faced with dramatically changing business conditions and unprecedented industry upheaval.  
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This Week in Content Development

3 Tips for Effective Gamification
3 Tips for Effective Gamification
We can’t promise learning will be as fun as stomping goombas, but it can be a memorable, enjoyable and effective way to learn. 
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Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days
Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days  
Structure assignments and interactions in ways that replicate and prepare people for the virtual, collaborative workplace.
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Upcoming Professional Development

Practicums
CPTM Practicums
Virtual – March 11-14, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
CPTM Certificates
Certificate Courses
Managing Learning Technologies
– February 25-26, 2019

Leading Leadership Development
– April 23-24, 2019
CPTM Master Classes
Master Classes
Strategic Planning – February 28, 2019
Internal Consulting – March 6, 2019

 

February 17, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

Training Industry Conference & Expo
Training Industry Conference & Expo  
TICE is focused on building effective leaders of corporate learning and development. It will help you meet new people while developing ideas and discovering solutions to address your challenges as a L&D leader.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

Becoming a Certified Professional in Training Management in 2019: Three Benefits to Consider
Becoming a Certified Professional in Training Management in 2019: Three Benefits to Consider
The CPTM certification provides an objective validation of your knowledge and skill sets.
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Embracing Lifelong Learning
Embracing Lifelong Learning
Professional development should align with your personal growth, and personal growth requires personal accountability.
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3 Steps to Unlock Team Progress and Productivity
3 Steps to Unlock Team Progress and Productivity
Ennobling the human spirit sounds like a lofty aspiration, but work and leadership, done right, also impact the bottom line.
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Supporting the Core: Aligning the L&D Function with the Business
Supporting the Core: Aligning the L&D Function with the Business
Discover your relevance, elevate your vision and begin intelligent navigation toward future success.
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Flight Risk: What Does the Flexible Work Imperative Mean for Employee Retention?
Flight Risk: What Does the Flexible Work Imperative Mean for Employee Retention?
New skills, behaviors and expectations need to take hold to collapse virtual distance.
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Converting the Unreceptive Learner: The 4 Ps
Converting the Unreceptive Learner: The 4 Ps
If you are a trainer or coach, you’ve likely experienced the challenge of dealing with a resistant learner.
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5 Steps to Make Employees Your Competitive Advantage
5 Steps to Make Employees Your Competitive Advantage
Employees become your competitive advantage when they freely give you discretionary effort – when they go the extra mile.
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Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Explore modern learning that enables positive business outcomes and helps organizations stay ahead of the curve when faced with rapid change.
Register Now »
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Compliance training is too often reduced to a “check-the-box” activity. But L&D plays a critical role in protecting a business’ employees and their livelihood.
Register Now »
The Business of Learning, Episode 13: Training Industry Trends and Predictions
The Business of Learning, Episode 13: Training Industry Trends and Predictions
In the season 1 finale of “The Business of Learning,” we talk to industry leaders about training market trends in 2018 and predictions for 2019.
Listen Now »

This Week in Sales Training

 

5 Ways for Salespeople to Make 2019 the Best Year Ever
5 Ways for Salespeople to Make 2019 the Best Year Ever
Make 2019 the year that you gain the success you deserve! Take these steps to develop new habits for essential skills.
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To Make Sales Training Relevant, Make It Real!
To Make Sales Training Relevant, Make It Real!
Effective sales training requires a mindset shift with salespeople, their managers and the people who are facilitating your sales training.
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Choosing the Right Sales Training Modalities for Your Team
Choosing the Right Sales Training Modalities for Your Team
Here are some tips for making your sales training stick and choosing the right sales training modalities for your team.
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Expert Perspectives on Sales Enablement
Expert Perspectives on Sales Enablement
This e-book shares the ideas of some of the leading sales enablement experts on how to support great sales teams.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Is Mobile Learning the Key to Training Middle Managers?
Is Mobile Learning the Key to Training Middle Managers?
Mobile learning can be a great way to provide the on-the-job leadership development learners are looking for.  

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Where’s the Love in Leadership?
Where’s the Love in Leadership?  
As L&D professionals, we build a bridge from the interpersonal to the technical and enhance this basic model by linking leaders’ individual strengths and goals.  
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The Tenets of Intention-setting
The Tenets of Intention-setting
The key to successful outcomes is setting clear intentions at the outset and flexing the underlying tasks that will lead to achievement of the ultimate goal.  

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Change Management: Using Coaching to Equip Your Team for Success
Change Management: Using Coaching to Equip Your Team for Success  
Coaching is one of the most effective ways for companies to get everyone on board and aligned for change projects of any magnitude.  
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What High Potentials Really Want in a HiPo Program
What High Potentials Really Want in a HiPo Program
In the current business environment, companies with a robust, comprehensive HiPo program have a serious competitive advantage to help attract and retain top talent.  

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Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training
Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training  
If you can’t tell your stakeholders where their training dollars went, then you can stop expecting more training dollars.  
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Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
With effective coaching skills, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers. 

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Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services  
Financial services organizations are faced with dramatically changing business conditions and unprecedented industry upheaval.  
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This Week in Content Development

The Power of Pictures: How Far Does it Go?
The Power of Pictures: How Far Does it Go?
Instructional designers can optimize content to maximize memory by engaging learners’ senses to trigger an emotional reaction.  
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Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days
Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days  
Structure assignments and interactions in ways that replicate and prepare people for the virtual, collaborative workplace.
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D     
Hear tales of technology implementation from five learning leaders and learn how you can produce better outcomes through emerging technologies.  

Register Now »
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches  
Find out how organizations can gain benefits for the learner, the business, and the L&D function using Area9 Rhapsode™.
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Upcoming Professional Development

Practicums
CPTM Practicums
Virtual – March 11-14, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
CPTM Certificates
Certificate Courses
Managing Learning Technologies
– February 25-26, 2019

Leading Leadership Development
– April 23-24, 2019
CPTM Master Classes
Master Classes
Strategic Planning – February 28, 2019
Internal Consulting – March 6, 2019

 

February 10, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

2019 Top 20 Authoring Tools and Watch List
2019 Top 20 Authoring Tools and Watch List 
Training Industry today announced its selections for the 2019 Top Training Companies™ lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market.

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This Week’s Articles and Resources

Beginning the Analytics Journey: Simple Comparisons Lead to Informed Decisions
Beginning the Analytics Journey: Simple Comparisons Lead to Informed Decisions
If our goal is to use data to diagnose, prescribe or predict behavior, we have to understand data and its context.
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Collective Recognition for Learning and Development Professionals
Collective Recognition for Learning and Development Professionals
One – arguably “left-field” – way to overcome this state of affairs could be to establish an accepted collective noun for L&D professionals.
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Unleashing Your Workforce’s Creative Potential
Unleashing Your Workforce’s Creative Potential
Step back, and think about your approach to stimulating creativity and innovation. Perhaps you should take a new look at the people already in your midst.
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Could Training Be the Secret Weapon for Improving Employee Engagement?
Could Training Be the Secret Weapon for Improving Employee Engagement?
The key insight that we’ve been missing is that engagement is fundamentally a function of success, not happiness.
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Creating a Cadence of Success from Practice
Creating a Cadence of Success from Practice
If the team isn’t empowered to build on ideas or offer new ones, projects and companies fizzle.
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Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Webinar: Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat
Explore modern learning that enables positive business outcomes and helps organizations stay ahead of the curve when faced with rapid change.
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This Week in Sales Training

 

Super Bowl Lessons for Training Employees in Storytelling
Super Bowl Lessons for Training Employees in Storytelling
With the evidence growing that storytelling can boost the bottom line, it’s no surprise that many companies now consider it a business imperative.
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5 Keys to a Successful Sales Enablement Strategy
5 Keys to a Successful Sales Enablement Strategy
With the right planning and execution, you can make sales excellence the new normal for your team – today, tomorrow and into the future.
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3 Ways Sales Training Can Help Your Team Achieve Quota This Year
3 Ways Sales Training Can Help Your Team Achieve Quota This Year
If your team faces these challenges, the right sales training can have a huge impact and help your team beat quota this year.
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The Diffusion of Innovation and Successful Sales Training Programs
The Diffusion of Innovation and Successful Sales Training Programs
Resistance to change presents great challenges when an organization needs to make a paradigm shift for long-term health.
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Does It Really Matter if Your Salespeople Are Being Coached?
Does It Really Matter if Your Salespeople Are Being Coached?
Over time, good sales coaching has a multiplier effect on each team member’s sales performance.
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Sales Enablement: Where Training Meets Strategy
Sales Enablement: Where Training Meets Strategy
This episode of “The Business of Learning” podcast shares tips for developing an effective sales enablement strategy.
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This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Why We Do – and Don’t Do – What Others Want Us to: The Brain Science of Motivation
Why We Do – and Don’t Do – What Others Want Us to: The Brain Science of Motivation
If we distill a manager’s job to its basic ingredients, getting someone to do a job and do it well is essential.  

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Hope: A Much-needed Resilience Practice Today
Hope: A Much-needed Resilience Practice Today  
Hope isn’t something you have or don’t have. Hope is a leadership practice, and, like all practices of merit, finding hope takes courage.  
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Does It Really Matter if Your Salespeople Are Being Coached?
Does It Really Matter if Your Salespeople Are Being Coached?
Over time, good sales coaching has a multiplier effect on each team member’s sales performance.  

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Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training
Webinar: How to Measure the ROI of Leadership Training  
If you can’t tell your stakeholders where their training dollars went, then you can stop expecting more training dollars.  
Register Now »

Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
With effective coaching skills, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers. 

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Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services
Webinar: A Modern Strategy for Leadership Development in Financial Services  
Financial services organizations are faced with dramatically changing business conditions and unprecedented industry upheaval.  
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This Week in Content Development

Case Studies: The Benefits of Blended Learning
Case Studies: The Benefits of Blended Learning
Blended learning allows participants to gain a foundational knowledge and practice before attending the live session.  
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Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days
Webinar: How to Get Your L&D Project Off the Ground in 5 Days  
Structure assignments and interactions in ways that replicate and prepare people for the virtual, collaborative workplace.
Read Now »

This Week in Learning Technologies

 

TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D     
What can learning leaders do to embrace new technologies and prepare their organizations for the future of work?  

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The 5 Golden Rules of Creating Video Training Content
The 5 Golden Rules of Creating Video Training Content  
Don’t forget that the actual content you put into your courses matters. Fortunately, there are simple ways to make it shine.
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Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches     
Find out how organizations can gain benefits for the learner, the business, and the L&D function using Area9 Rhapsode™.  

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Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform
Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform  
“Extend the aperture” of your programs, and create and deliver engaging digital learning experiences that scale globally.
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This Week in Compliance Training

 

Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging
Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging  
Explore the different learning and development needs and challenges organizations face in safety training.  
Register Now »
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox
Webinar: More Than a Checkbox  
Learning and development plays a critical role in protecting a business’ customers, its employees and their livelihood.  
Register Now »

Upcoming Professional Development

Practicums
CPTM Practicums
Virtual – February 18-21, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
CPTM Certificates
Certificate Courses
Managing Learning Technologies
– February 25-26, 2019

Leading Leadership Development
– April 23-24, 2019
CPTM Master Classes
Master Classes
Strategic Planning – February 28, 2019
Internal Consulting – March 6, 2019

February 3, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

2019 Top 20 Authoring Tools and Watch List
The Business of Learning, Episode 13: Training Industry Trends and Predictions
In the season 1 finale of “The Business of Learning,” we talk to industry leaders about training market trends in 2018 and predictions for 2019.

Listen Now

Monthly Articles

Learner Experience Across Modalities: A Learning Leader Challenge
Learner Experience Across Modalities: A Learning Leader Challenge
Learning leaders must understand modalities and how to effectively use them (in combination or individually) to drive learning and business results.
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Demonstrating the Impact of Coaching: How Technology Supports Measurement
Demonstrating the Impact of Coaching: How Technology Supports Measurement
L&D leaders who are implementing coaching need to be prepared to demonstrate its impact.
Read Now »
Continuous Learning Is the Future of Work in Africa
Continuous Learning Is the Future of Work in Africa
The need to focus on the future of work and what it means for Africa is vital, as the continent offers exciting opportunities.
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Learning and Development: Why Your Focus Should Be on Knowledge
Learning and Development: Why Your Focus Should Be on Knowledge
Today’s most ardent and strategic-thinking learning leaders are knowledge-seekers who value the personal and business outcomes of training.
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It’s Time to Retire the Fire Hose Method and Embrace Modern Learning Techniques
It’s Time to Retire the Fire Hose Method and Embrace Modern Learning Techniques
Traditional training can’t keep up with cutthroat competition and rapidly evolving markets.
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs
Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs
More effective planning and analysis will increase your training effectiveness and provide substantial value to the business.
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Honoring by Imitating: Learning How to Lead
Honoring by Imitating: Learning How to Lead
With the tsunami of available information on leadership that is but one click away, it is easy to become overwhelmed, confused or both.
Read Now »
Cross-Disciplinary Teams Are Essential to Diverse Skillsets
Cross-Disciplinary Teams Are Essential to Diverse Skillsets
Diversity is one of the best ways to help test our assumptions and open ourselves up to new ways of thinking.
Read Now »

This Week’s Articles and Resources

Transformation or Change: It’s All About the Blend
Transformation or Change: It’s All About the Blend
Understanding people, culture and processes makes a change (or transformation, or evolution, or whatever word you use) work.
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4 Things Managers Can Do to Increase Productivity and Improve Performance
4 Things Managers Can Do to Increase Productivity and Improve Performance
A few key actions can drastically increase productivity and performance while also promoting a more satisfying work environment.
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How the Digital Workplace of 2019 Will Affect Performance Management
How the Digital Workplace of 2019 Will Affect Performance Management
The digital workplace is different, because it’s interactive and target-driven, and everything is recordable.
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Securing a Better Future: Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity
Securing a Better Future: Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity
The right training helps keep data secure and thwarts exploits from both within and outside the organization.
Read Now »

This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Create Leadership Development that Lasts in 2019
Create Leadership Development that Lasts in 2019
Shifting the focus from individual behaviors to group behaviors greatly increases the likelihood of achieving behavior change.  

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If Leading Inclusively Feels Uncomfortable, You’re Doing it Right
If Leading Inclusively Feels Uncomfortable, You’re Doing it Right  
There’s too much at stake to sit back and watch exclusion persist. Leaders need to embrace the discomfort that comes with leading inclusively.  
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Coachsulting 101: Blending Coaching and Consulting
Coachsulting 101: Blending Coaching and Consulting
Coachsulting provides both coaching and consulting services to the same clients under the same engagement.  

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Developing Leaders for a Dynamic Business Environment
Developing Leaders for a Dynamic Business Environment  
CEOs frequently extol the virtues of empowering leaders at all levels to act decisively, thus adding flexibility and responsiveness to their companies.  
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Leadership Lessons from the Zombie Apocalypse
Leadership Lessons from the Zombie Apocalypse
This is the essence of good leadership: knowing, believing and making sure everybody else on the team is a believer. 

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Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders
Webinar: Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders  
Develop leaders who can create measurable differences in performance through coaching.  
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This Week in Sales Training

 

The Importance of Virtual Sales Training – and How to Get It Right
The Importance of Virtual Sales Training – and How to Get It Right
Learning technologies are improving, and the demands on salespeople are reducing their ability to attend live training events.
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How Good Is Your Sales Force?
How Good Is Your Sales Force?
If you’re wondering whether your sales force is “good,” establishing your measure on quota attainment alone is not the best way.
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This Week in Content Development

Effective Instructor-led Training Approaches in a Squirrel-chasing World
Effective Instructor-led Training Approaches in a Squirrel-chasing World
Put your impact at the beginning, do your activities in the middle, and review and reflect at the end.  
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6 Tips for Online Learning That Crosses the Collaboration Chasm
6 Tips for Online Learning That Crosses the Collaboration Chasm  
Structure assignments and interactions in ways that replicate and prepare people for the virtual, collaborative workplace.
Read Now »

This Week in Learning Technologies

 

TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D
TICE Virtual Conference: Emerging Technologies in Corporate L&D     
What can learning leaders do to embrace new technologies and prepare their organizations for the future of work?  

Read Now »
Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging
Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging  
Explore the different learning and development needs and challenges organizations face in safety training.
Register Now »

Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches     
Find out how organizations can gain benefits for the learner, the business, and the L&D function using Area9 Rhapsode™.  

Register Now »
Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform
Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform  
“Extend the aperture” of your programs, and create and deliver engaging digital learning experiences that scale globally.
Register Now »

Upcoming Professional Development

Practicums
CPTM Practicums
Virtual – February 18-21, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
CPTM Certificates
Certificate Courses
Managing Learning Technologies
– February 25-26, 2019

Leading Leadership Development
– April 23-24, 2019
CPTM Master Classes
Master Classes
Strategic Planning – February 28, 2019
Internal Consulting – March 6, 2019

January 27, 2019

TrainingIndustry.com
Weekly Recap

2018 Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Companies List
2018 Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Companies List
As part of our commitment to the industry and as a service to our community, Training Industry is pleased to announce our 2018 Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Companies List, representing overall sector leadership.

View the List
Speakers Announced for Virtual Conference
Speakers Announced for Virtual Conference
Register for the next TICE Virtual Conference (March 7, 2019) to hear tales of technology implementation from five learning leaders and understand how you can produce better outcomes through emerging technologies.

Learn More

This Week’s Articles and Resources

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs
Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs
We must do our best to understand the root causes of these requests in order to realize our impact on the business in behavior change and ROI.
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs
Training Before Day One: Pre-boarding as a Retention and Engagement Strategy
Done well, pre-boarding is a sign that your organization is committed to developing and engaging its workforce.
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Cross-Disciplinary Teams Are Essential to Diverse Skillsets
Cross-Disciplinary Teams Are Essential to Diverse Skillsets
At the core of a successful team is a group of employees whose knowledge, skills and interests are complementary.
Read Now »
Developing Frictionless Learning
Developing Frictionless Learning
The old model of training is being replaced by the need to enable business to move at what is being called “the speed of now.”
Read Now »

This Week in Leadership and Coaching

Demonstrating the Impact of Coaching: How Technology Supports Measurement
Demonstrating the Impact of Coaching: How Technology Supports Measurement
With new technologies, even coaching can be a scalable, measurable way to personalize learning.  

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Leadership Development: It’s Not What They Learn, but What They Use
Leadership Development: It’s Not What They Learn, but What They Use  
The key is training that focuses less on teaching skills and more on supporting the use of those skills in the workplace.  
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Are Your Leaders People-first or Process-first?
Are Your Leaders People-first or Process-first?
Developing leaders’ ability to tune in with empathy and respond with curiosity emerges from developing and exercising vulnerability.  

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Why Development and Coaching Go Together: 3 Must-Haves
Why Development and Coaching Go Together: 3 Must-Haves  
In today’s workplace, employees want to grow and develop, and your business growth and outcomes depend on it.  
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How Do You Train Your Leaders to Embrace Innovation?
How Do You Train Your Leaders to Embrace Innovation?
To establish a culture that allows for the birth of innovative ideas, leaders need to learn certain skills.  

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Talking to the Leader in the Mirror
Talking to the Leader in the Mirror  
Leaders should spend more time thinking about the intersection between their leadership style and the cultures they create.  
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Webinar: Resilience in 2019
Webinar: Resilience in 2019
Learn about an evidence-based, integrated model of resilience and well-being. Registrants will receive a pre-release PDF copy of a new book, “Resilience Mastery.”  

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Product Demo: Unlocking Leadership Content to Meet Your Organization’s Needs
Product Demo: Unlocking Leadership Content to Meet Your Organization’s Needs  
When demand is massive and resources are limited, L&D often struggles to meet leadership development needs.  
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This Week in Content Development

The World Is Flat: Unclutter Your Interface Design for Better Performance Outcomes
The World Is Flat: Unclutter Your Interface Design for Better Performance Outcomes
Make your training interface almost invisible so that users can focus on the actual content.  
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Webinar: Your Guide to Engaging Learners in 2019
Webinar: Your Guide to Engaging Learners in 2019 
Ensure your training programs are both engaging for learners and positioned to drive business results.
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This Week in Learning Technologies

 

Seeing Through Another’s Eyes
Seeing Through Another’s Eyes     
New eye-tracking software has several applications in the workplace, especially when it comes to training and employee safety.  

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Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging
Product Demo: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging  
Explore the different learning and development needs and challenges organizations face in safety training.
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Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches
Product Demo: Personalized Learning Without the Headaches     
Find out how organizations can gain benefits for the learner, the business, and the L&D function using Area9 Rhapsode™.  

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Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform
Product Demo: Intrepid, the Collaborative Learning Platform  
“Extend the aperture” of your programs, and create and deliver engaging digital learning experiences that scale globally.
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Upcoming Professional Development

Practicums
CPTM Practicums
Virtual – February 18-21, 2019
New York – May 6-8, 2019
CPTM Certificates
Certificate Courses
Managing Learning Technologies
– February 25-26, 2019

Leading Leadership Development
– April 23-24, 2019
CPTM Master Classes
Master Classes
Strategic Planning – February 28, 2019
Internal Consulting – March 6, 2019