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New Partnerships and Alliances (Jan/Feb 2014)

The latest training industry mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and more.

Negotiate for Better Learning Outcomes

IF YOU’RE AN INTERNAL Learning & Development (L&D) professional, you direct the action among management, consultants, and learners and need to use negotiation skills with each party to produce meaningful outcomes.

New Products and Services (Jan/Feb 2014)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

Help Wanted: Non-Technical Skills

When it comes to leadership/management training, we often focus on the points of pain for the business, such as diminished performance, low morale, or higher turnover. But what about the points of pain for the leaders/managers themselves?

The 7 Interaction Sins


Productivity Coach’s Corner: A Productive Leader Seeks Success

A Productive Leader Seeks Success

Focus on Denmark

A manager in Denmark is more a leader, a coach, a guide compared to the more directive managers of the U.S.

2014 Best Practices and Outstanding Training Initiative Award Winners

One area ADP business leaders continuously seek to improve is decreasing time to productivity of newly hired sales representatives in a rapid, agile way. Accelerating First-Year Sales Performance was created in 2013 to address this challenge and support ADP’s strategic goal of Agility (building and selling great products faster).

Mentors Matter

Mentors rarely realize the impact they have on the lives they touch. Adjusting strategies with the grace of a martial arts master, the best of them shift seamlessly from teacher to coach, confidante to counselor, cheerleader to drill sergeant, all in an effort to bring out your best.

2014 Top Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives

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 judged by each other and shared with our readers.

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