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It’s a Noisy World

An interesting thing happened during the years companies pulled back on training: The level of content and information coming at employees from all directions didn’t pull back with it. Instead, the noise only grew louder. The competition for attention became fiercer. The disruptions, priorities, responsibilities, and demands piled on at an alarming rate.

Engaging Training Participants

Research shows that the more closely the subject matter is related to a participant’s job, the higher the levels of engagement, retention, and post-classroom application.

E-Learning in Higher Ed

Online learning in higher education poses different challenges due to unique characteristics of the market.

Start With Why

The key to developing engaging education lies in first establishing the motivation to learn.

Unconscious Bias

Research demonstrates that we all harbor unconscious biases. The good news is that enhanced awareness and training can create an inclusive culture that identifies and helps eliminate these hidden biases.

Focus on Finland

Training costs may be higher in Finland, but this is balanced by the low-risk environment and excellent growth potential.

Cracking the Mentoring Code

Effective mentoring should be easy. But there are four challenges with which mentors must reckon if they are to move from a “block-checking” activity to a growth-producing result.

Sticky Notes: The People List

“The People List” is a running list of all the key people with whom you need to be engaged in a one-on-one dialogue right now.

Building Olympic-Caliber Talent

The Olympics inspire us, with stories of hard-working and talented athletes—dynamic men and women dedicated to their chosen field. As leaders, many of us would give our eyeteeth to have a team of similarly motivated contributors.

Recognition Is a Good Investment

How can companies train on the skill of saying thanks for a job well done? There are three components to a training plan for effective workforce recognition.

Thanks for the Measurements, Don

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. Coming from a licensing publication, I had no idea what she was talking about.


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