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Spectacular. Impressive. Dazzling. These are words often used to describe fireworks displays, but they also apply to our 2015 Emerging Training Leaders.

These 25 training professionals sparked their organizations with stellar leadership skills, business acumen, and innovation.

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Trainers want to create new programs in the most efficient, costeffective way, but at the same time, they don’t want to sacrifice quality and learner and stakeholder satisfaction.

Lean, Six Sigma, and ADDIE can be a match made in training heaven—the first two maximize value by eliminating waste and minimizing variability, while the other provides a blueprint for the development of training.

The concept and plans for a promising new training program are inspiring—until you realize the excitement of the new venture means the start of an overwhelming project.

Trainers often have to do more than design and facilitate successful training programs—they have be effective project managers as they oversee the overall process.

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A How-To Guide for Vertical Leadership Development

While most organizations offer “horizontal” leadership development to build critical leadership skills and competencies needed to weather complexities and succeed, leaders also need “vertical” development that teaches them to think in more complex and adaptive ways, and to use their leadership skills more effectively.

Sticky Notes: How to Support New Leaders

Focus on the fundamentals, such as spelling out expectations, following up regularly, tracking performance closely in writing, and holding people accountable.

They Need Training, Too

Managers are the most undertrained and underappreciated employees in corporate America, according to a study conducted by Kelton Research and Root Inc. of 205 Training/HR executives.

See It All the Way Through

Watch a baseball game long enough to see a player hit the ball and run through first base. Then think about the connection to learning: You’re done after you finish, not as you finish.

Fear of Failure Hampers Innovation

Organizations worldwide have increased their focus on innovation. Yet, too often, they’re stymied by ingrained fear of failure and internal politics, as well as a lack of clear strategies and repeatable processes to make innovation measurable and accountable across the enterprise, according to a study released by the Business Performance Innovation Network.

Sparks of Inspiration

A salute to 25 extraordinary training professionals who have been in the training industry for two to 10 years and have demonstrated stellar growth in leadership skills, business acumen, and innovation.

Coaching Leaders Through Transition

Training magazine taps 2015 Training Top 125 winners and Top 10 Hall of Famers to provide their learning and development best practices in each issue. Here, we look at CareSource University’s strategy for coaching leaders through transition.

PART 4: Future Shift

The next generation of LMSs will not be based on the obsessive of pursuit of marketing novelties in the guise of features.

Leaders vs. Trainers

“Leaders lead and trainers train” is the conventional approach, but some companies find there’s no better teacher than an executive who can speak from direct experience.

Developing Learning Leaders

The most gifted trainers still need to be nurtured into leaders. Is your company giving trainers what they need to blossom into leaders?

6 Tips for Making Difficult Conversations Easier

The challenge in learning to hold difficult conversations begins by learning to understand yourself. You must be willing to take a look at your thinking and feelings and examine them for accuracy.

Seeing Leadership Differently

New findings from The Global Leadership Forecast 2014 | 2015 reveal insights on—and the impact of—selecting and developing leaders.

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