Stick?

Stick?

Professional Development Training – It’s all about the STICK What’s “stick”? <<<<< No, not that kind of stick!     “Stick” is what happens to participants in a training beyond the training room doors. It’s the impact (happens immediately) turned into...
Never….

Never….

No Two Trainings are EVER the SAME Have you noticed that? Have you noticed that you can have the exact same content, deliver it in the same way and, somehow, it is never the same training twice? I have a couple of content series that I deliver quite often. I know my...

Building Your Trainer Tool Box

Adult Brains Need “Soak Time”     No, it’s not about putting the adult brain into a good long soak, though the body sure appreciates that once in a while! “Soak time” is about processing; the brain needs time to let learning sink in. It comes from my work and learning...

2 Things…

2 simple changes that would allow Professional Development Training to work better       I can spend a lot of time telling you about how professional development training doesn’t work. There’s tons of proof. Heck, if you’ve spent any time at all in professional...

Uh Oh!

The One Thing Wrong With Your Training That No One Will Tell You!   No one really wants to listen to you! That’s the rub….  When people arrive at professional development trainings, they dread the talking head. Now, I don’t mean they didn’t come to hear...

Just 3

The 3 Elements Every Training Needs to be Successful       It doesn’t matter what the topic of the training is, what outcomes are expected, or whether it is professional development, learning new software, policy roll out, or high school math. All training requires...

What if….

Every Professional Development Training was an Adult Learning Adventure!   What if it were true? What if EVERY training you went to was a learning adventure: Something you could look forward to, enjoy, and apply when you got back to the office? What would it take? The...

NEWSFLASH!

Professional Development Doesn’t Work.   Imagine yourself in front of a crowd; corporate executives, entrepreneurs, young children, adult students – whoever YOUR people are. You’re their leader – their teacher, their trainer – imparting knowledge, tools, and...