Let me tell you a story of failure in my life that caused me to lose confidence in myself.
Culture matters. Marketing professionals have known this for a long time. Look at the websites for global brands such as Pepsi or Coca-Cola and see how they design them differently for different countries. In the field of talent development, we are just beginning to grasp how profoundly culture affects us. Culture can make the difference between good training and bad.
How Does Coaching Help? What’s Driving the Growth? Why Is It So Powerful?
Keeping staff fully trained in all aspects of their role not only allows for greater workplace synergy and greater productivity, it also gives employees a tangible sense of progression and achievement. As they learn new skills and take on greater responsibilities, they feel more satisfied…
The challenges training professionals face at work are akin to a pilot flying in the dark without air traffic control. What I uncovered is shocking, widespread, and downright disabling to a trainer’s success.
Are they better presenters? Do they use PowerPoint slides or flipcharts in some magical way? Or is it how they prepare?
Are you using brain science to leverage corporate learning practices and facilitate effective learning transfer?
Are your learners using cell phones during discussions, coming back from lunch late, reading email during breakouts, and having side conversations while the trainer is talking? Jonathan Halls discusses the best ways to deal with disruptive participants.
I hear the same complaint from training and consulting professionals time and time again. It comes in a variety of versions…