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Make Training Stick Like Glue

Make Training Stick Like Glue – techniques Lynda Ford Executives and managers often wonder of training, “Will there be return-on-investment? Will people who attend the program actually use the tools to strengthen the organization? Will this training stick?” Good questions, difficult answers. How do you make training stick? Make it a PRIORITY That is an […]

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Marathon E-Learning

Marathon E-Learning – successful electronic learning Stu Tanquist Doing it for the long run. Employee participation in e-learning initiatives often falls below expectations, baffling senior management and e-learning champions alike. Considering the typically large financial investment and strategic value to the organization, corrective action is warranted. When attempting to resurrect a stalled e-learning initiative, it’s […]

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Getting IT Support for E-Learning

Getting IT Support for E-Learning – forging alliance with information technology depart Tom Barron IT makes a vital ally in the push for e-learning. But same trainers are going the extra mile and becoming IT experts in their own right. Getting the attention of information technology executives these days isn’t easy. They’re neck deep in […]

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Market Watch – corporate training budgets – Brief Article

Market Watch – corporate training budgets – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Donna J. Abernathy A 2000 Training magazine industry report pegs formal training budgets in the United States at $54 billion. According to International Data Corporation, the corporate training market stands at $66 billion and will continue to increase steadily at roughly 5 […]

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Establishing Performance Expectations – YouAchieve.com training package

Establishing Performance Expectations – YouAchieve.com training package – Brief Article ***1/2 Establishing Performance Expectations: 20 to 30 minutes, US$45. Publisher: YouAchieve.com This efficient course covers the psychological issues surrounding performance expectations, such as morale and behavioral cues. Course author J. Mitchell Perry gives a clear, succinct introduction to the ALOFT framework, which is an approach […]

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Truth in feedback: Positive or negative, given or received, feedback can be tricky. We shatter some popular misconceptions to guide you

Truth in feedback: Positive or negative, given or received, feedback can be tricky. We shatter some popular misconceptions to guide you – CC:YOU Chris Clarke-Epstein Feedback isn’t always easy to give or receive. But it’s vital, and timing is crucial. Here are 12 popular feedback misconceptions corrected. Misconception 1: We don’t need to worry about […]

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An American Expat View

An American Expat View – Brief Article David Beadles For the past two years, I’ve worked as an American expatriate in two different European capitals. I’ve traveled to all of the major European cities for business and fun. I’ve eaten delicious food, drunk exquisite wine, met all sorts of people, and even managed to save […]

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Making Training in Emotional Intelligence Effective

Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Organizations: Making Training in Emotional Intelligence Effective Ruth Palombo Weiss By Cary Cherniss and Mitchel Adlet We have all known people who are gifted leaders–in history, among our peers, and throughout literature, journalism, and drama. Were they born knowing how to inspire, to guide, to coach, to be adaptable, to make […]

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Working Life – Brief Article

Working Life – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Haldee E. Allerton We Need a Few Good Women The Marine Corps is hosting Jane Wayne Days, a program that lets spouses find out exactly what their partners do for a living. The activities include fighting off an enemy assault and landing a helicopter on an […]

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What Smart Trainers Know. . – Books

What Smart Trainers Know. . – Books – book review Robert J. Rosania Lorraine Ukens, the editor of What Smart Trainers Know: The Secrets of Success From the Wor1d’s Foremost Experts, describes her book as a “one-stop compilation…of the topics that are most important to training and development professionals.” My guess is that few who […]