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Training Leaders & Managers today are used to training staff and NOT getting support from employee's direct management in regard to training reinforcement.

Ayear ago, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer ignited a firestorm of controversy when she eliminated the company’s telecommuting option. Best Buy and Hewlett Packard soon followed suit with their flexible work programs.

 Working from home can drive employee engagement and performance, but companies first must provide telecommuting training and reinforcement.

Understanding principles in an employee handbook or an e-learning program can be difficult, but not because the content is hard. It’s difficult because it’s just so boring and detached from employees’ day-to-day lives. Some companies are finding storytelling can bring to life learning content that now exists only on the page or screen.

Employees not grasping your trainers’ lessons? The content may need a kick-start from storytelling. Illustrative anecdotes go a long way to helping learners get the point.

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Productivity Coach’s Corner: 3 Questions to Answer in a Year

Leaders in learning constantly question. They question their process. They question their systems. They question themselves. As you make your mark as an effective and efficient learning professional, here are three questions you must ask yourself.

Sticky Notes: One-on-One Time

If you want to develop leaders, teach them to make an abiding commitment to doing what the best leaders (at all levels) do best: the fundamentals. That means consistently engaging every direct report in an ongoing, high-structure, high-substance, one-on-one dialogue.

No Excuses

6 tricks for jumping off the excuse train and forging the path to your goals.

Leadership Leaders

Companies that appear on the 2014 Training Top 125, Training Top 10 Hall of Fame, and Best Companies for Leaders lists offer insight into their successful leadership development strategies.

Building Your Dream Team

Technology has made team collaboration easier and more effective, but assembling the right mix of people and skills for a project remains a challenge for many organizations.

Striving for Global Leadership

Organizations understand the importance of global leadership development programs but are struggling to achieve success with them, according to the fifth annual Global Leadership Development Survey conducted by Training, AMA, and i4cp.

Intimidation Elimination

Bullying isn’t isolated to the playground. More organizations are acknowledging a need to address bullying that occurs in the workplace, including plans to prevent it from happening in the first place.

Putting People First

Seeking to implement a significant change initiative while investing in its No. 1 product—people—Braun Intertec turned to the GROW Model, which guides coaching conversations by increasing the focus of both the coach and the individual.

PART 3: MasTec Overhauls Onboarding

The Employee Development Team took on the challenge to create a training curriculum that ensures each new employee receives a consistent, high-quality introduction to key organization and safety concepts.

L&D Best Practices: May/June 2014

Training magazine taps 2014 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 succession planning and coaching strategies.

Focus on Coaching

This special section features articles on the building blocks of great coaching, leaders as coaches, 10 must-haves for a coaching program, and more.

Top 10 OTIs: Deloitte and IBM

For the first time since the creation of the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame in 2008, Training magazine required all Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that would be shared with our readers throughout the year. Here are the details of IBM and Deloitte’s submissions.

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From the Editor

When I first joined Training magazine in 2007, my publisher gave me a stack of magazines to read and strongly suggested I familiarize myself with Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation.

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