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Overcoming Performance Anxiety

When we get anxious, blood flows away from the parts of the brain that help us think creatively, evaluate effectively, and make sound decisions.

Happiness Is...Doing What’s Right

The new happiness movement is about employer-supported volunteerism where employees are the ones involved in doing good in their immediate communities or in the global arena.

Training in Tough Times

We need to ask ourselves those age-old questions that make training and individual trainers invaluable parts of an organization looking to “do more with less.”

Getting Training in Gear

It’s time to reframe the 70-20-10 ratio as a system and engage in inquiry from the perspective of what a performer needs to know, do, and believe.

Your Attention, Please!

How long can we use willpower to force ourselves to pay attention to something that’s just not that interesting?

Focus on Ukraine

There is a great interest in training programs that address personal development, interpersonal skills, brainstorming, and public dialogue.

Creating Learning That Transfers

Trainers must focus on what they want learners to do at each stage of a learning cycle: engage in the content, participate in the learning, and then activate new behaviors.

Home, Sweet Home

Keller Williams Realty, Inc., took up residence at No. 1 (up from No. 2 last year) on the 2015 Training Top 125, while Jiffy Lube International drove into the No. 2 spot.

PART 2: Desperately Seeking a MIND SHIFT

When we get to a point where learning activities are anchored around people, and systems deliver a personalized learning experience in both academic and corporate worlds, we are all going to be much better off.

How Much Do YOU Know About Learning Technologies?

A recent Training magazine survey found that participants have a firm grasp on purchasing learning technologies used for courses and similar e- and m-learning projects. But grasp of technologies used to manage various aspects of the training function is more mixed.

Turtle Bay Turnaround

Training fortified by open communication, leadership involvement, and the development of core values is helping Turtle Bay Resort surf a new wave of success.

Why Can’t We All Be Happy at Work?

Although scientific support for the benefits of happiness is mounting, creating a happy and engaged culture requires a new kind of organizational learning.

BCBSM Empowers Employees

Nurturing a workforce ready to take ownership of the company’s success was a top priority for for No. 5 Training Top 125er Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 2014.

The Heart of CHG HealthCare Services

2014 was a healthy year for training at No. 4 Training Top 125er CHG Healthcare Services as it featured program to encourage employees to give back to their community, an effective effort to stem turnover, and progress on a new learning technology initiative.

Capital BlueCross Thinks Big

In 2014, No. 3 Training Top 125er Capital BlueCross doubled the size of its customer service group, requiring it to formulate and launch a new training approach in record time.


Training Top 125

2017 Training Top 125 winners demonstrated a strong focus on effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact.

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Spring is—finally—in the air.

By Lorri Freifeld

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