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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.

Model Learning

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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From Pop Culture to Productivity: 5 Boomer Lessons at Work

While the Gen Y style has led to a work environment with fun and games in social spaces at work, astute company leaders are wise to leverage Boomer lessons to ensure the workplace remains a productive environment that attracts top talent.

Training Top 125 Best Practice: Sales Manager 5 Floor at Ricoh USA

The development of this technical and coaching training for sales managers began with the company’s customer maturity model. Then required knowledge and skills were mapped to effectively support execution at each of the five “floors” of that customer model.

How to Install an Accountability Culture

Installing an accountability culture requires focus, time, and commitment. If you’re not prepared to invest these things in the process, don’t even start.

June 2015’s Top Reads

More than 11,000 business books are published every year—an overwhelming choice for busy professionals. Therefore, in partnership with getAbstract, Training brings you June’s top three business books recommended to our readers.

Training and the Blame Game

How do you help employees reach the goals department or line-of-business leaders set, and how do you train managers to both assess their own role in meeting goals, as well as how to hold others accountable when things go wrong?

Great Expectations: It Can Be a Dickens of a Time Holding Others Accountable

When you grasp the inseparable connection between expectations and accountability, you begin to discover the secret to holding others accountable. The very process of managing those expectations is the act of holding others accountable. Performing this act in "the positive, principled way" delivers results while raising morale.

Making Online Labor Exchanges Work for You

Tips to help you to make an informed decision about whether an online labor exchange—or a similar channel—is a viable option for your project.

The Perfect Paycheck

Given that payroll receives all of its work from various HR, benefits, compensation, and accounting cross-functional partners, achieving the perfect paycheck seems daunting. But it can be simplified into three components: The Right Pay, The Right Price, delivered at The Right Time.

From Intern to Trainer

How can trainers make corporate internships programs a learning experience, not just for the intern(s), but for employees, too?

How to Improve Hiring Through Gamification

If a game behavior can be designed that matches a challenge with a particular skill, then it’s possible to successfully gamify the hiring process.


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