A Training Lesson on Stage Fright

When I first started my training career, like many others, I was thrown into the deep end of the pool with little guidance, but plenty of expectations built around being a good presenter. While the content had already been developed,

Make Your Training Stick

This year, we’ve discussed how training is a valuable investment in the development of your team members and can lead to improved performance, increased workplace satisfaction, and a more collaborative work environment. Most companies offer continuous training to add value

Training That Resembles Your Brand

Training and learning experiences offer great opportunities for staff within your organization to refocus on what matters most. As such, it is important to ensure that these experiences function as an extension of your brand as well as look like

Connecting With Your Audience

To be honest, one of the reasons that I became a trainer is that I am not a good participant. If I am not engaged from the beginning, I am easily bored and distracted. My mind seems to go onto

How to Keep Your Audience Engaged in Training

I’ve been training long enough to remember a world before PowerPoint. Trainers relied on flipcharts, posters, handouts, and videos to present information to their participants. Ah, the good old days, when people actually had attention spans more than a few

Are You Ready to Launch Your Training?

We have discussed what goes into developing effective training experiences and some considerations for how they should be delivered. Yet the biggest question must be answered; how do you roll it out and who should attend? I go back to

Is Your Training Relevant and Enjoyable?

From my previous installment, I hope you remember training and coaching are similar, yet in each different communication tools are applied for specific reasons. For the act of training, there are four components that need to be taken into consideration