Category: training others

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Soft Skills Development: 7 Essentials for Leadership Success

“Soft skills” is a term that might not inspire much confidence. Perhaps the term itself needs a rebrand. However, what we know for sure is that soft-skills development can help you become...

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To Train or Not To Train, That is the Question

The English poet Shakespeare once said, "To be, or not to be -- that is the question." Given our current state of the economy there are many companies who are now asking...

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Cutting Edge Training and Facilitation Skills: The Adult Learner

The adult learner is in charge of his/her own learning.  The trainer cannot impose or insert learning, but instead must serve as a leader, guide, and catalyst. 1. Adults are motivated to...

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Cutting Edge Skills for Training and Facilitation: Concluding a Workshop or Training Event

Wrapping-up and concluding a workshop or training event can be difficult.  After a day or more of learning, questions, and discussions it is hard to sum things up in just a few...

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Cutting Edge Skills for Training and Facilitation: Identifying and Handling Resistance

In most organizations and in most situations, people come into a training session to learn, willing and eager.  But sometimes you may encounter resistance from one or more of the participants. Clues...

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Cutting Edge Training and Facilitation Skills: An Introduction

Training and developing others is an important aspect and function of the most successful and competitive organizations.  This series of blogs is designed to provide you with some fundamental information about training...