Plan an offsite meeting

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Plan an offsite meeting with care. This checklist will help guide you through effective ways to plan an offsite meeting. Plan an offsite meeting: Get clear and […]. The post Plan an offsite meeting appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programs

How to Provide On-the-Job Training to Reinforce Learning

LSA Global

On-the-Job Training to Reinforce Learning. On-the-job training to reinforce learning has significant advantages over the kind of old-school training that occurs in a classroom environment. For training to work, you need careful planning and structure.

Impact of Managers on the Transfer of Training

LSA Global

Impact of Managers on the Transfer of Training. What is the true impact of managers on the transfer of training? Our training measurement found that the Coached Group created 2x more new revenue over the same time period as the Control Group.

Using metaphor in training

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: The post Using metaphor in training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Presentation Mastery Presentations and meetings

Off site team meeting nightmares

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Off site team meeting nightmares are easy to avoid, when you use this checklist. Off site team meeting […]. The post Off site team meeting nightmares appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programsHere are some of the nightmares that can occur when you don’t! Bringing your facilitator in early will help you plan properly.

How to Use Corporate Training Metrics to Drive Value

LSA Global

Why Measure Training? Are corporate training metrics simply an exercise in futility that pleases training experts and HR but otherwise has no meaningful value to the business? If you are only measuring training satisfaction, hours, costs, participants, programs etc.

4 Steps to Improve New Manager Training

LSA Global

Do You Need to Improve New Manager Training? It is not easy to find an organization that does not want to improve new manager training. Why are so many leaders disappointed in the impact of their new manager training? Manager Performance is Not Meeting Expectations.

Music for presentations and training

Consultants' Consultant

The post Music for presentations and training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Presentation Mastery Presentations and meetingsConsultants Consultant: Music in a classroom or at a conference doesn’t just create a mood; it also should support any mood you create with the activities and assignments. Make sure the speakers are big enough to give sound for the entire room, and preferably position the speakers so they are not in one person’s ear. Music for […].

Presenting with Presence: Video training

Consultants' Consultant

The post Presenting with Presence: Video training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Presentation Mastery Presentations and meetingsConsultants Consultant: The videos for each week are here! Click on the links below to go to the pages you want.

Conducting Effective Meetings as a Manager – 4 Tips

LSA Global

Are Your Managers Good at Conducting Effective Meetings? Conducting effective meetings is a fundamental management skill that has a direct impact on performance because people spend so much time in meetings. Conducting effective meetings matters. Ensure Meeting Relevance.

Training Tricks: Keeping Everyone ‘On Board’

Confessions of a Consultant

Training course participants have become ever-more sophisticated consumers. Participants on training programmes are essentially customers and have to be respected. Somxtimxs it sxxms that training groups arx somxwhat likx my typxwritxr.

The 3 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer Before Your Next Training

Women in Consulting

Long before you polish up your PowerPoint and prepare the training room, there are three essential questions that you must ask to ensure the success of your next staff development training. – How will this training support our overall strategic goals? By: Kim Martin.

When Your Training Programs are Not Excelling – Part II

Gina Abudi

Two weeks later ACG met with the client for an update meeting. During the meeting, Human Resources provided the following information: The organization’s strategy included a focus on: Implementing new technology to improve how the work gets done (next 1 – 2 years) Evaluate processes in place [.]. The post When Your Training Programs are Not Excelling – Part II appeared first on Gina Abudi. Data Gathered Read Part I for background information.

How to Successfully Meet the Three Biggest Marketing Challenges

The More Clients Blog

Learn how to meet those challenges and your marketing will become more successful, easier, and fun. But meeting those challenges is absolutely worth it. The post How to Successfully Meet the Three Biggest Marketing Challenges appeared first on Action Plan Marketing.

The 3 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer Before Your Next Training

Women in Consulting

Long before you polish up your PowerPoint and prepare the training room, there are three essential questions that you must ask to ensure the success of your next staff development training. – How will this training support our overall strategic goals? By: Kim Martin.

4 Goals and 3 Sales Questions for Every Client Meeting

LSA Global

Sales Questions for Every Client Meeting. Salespeople used to be trained how to present their offerings as persuasively as possible. It goes without saying, hopefully, that you should be fully prepared for any client meeting. Three Sales Questions for Every Client Meeting.

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Offsites

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Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programsConsultants Consultant: The post Offsites appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

Training Versus Consulting ? a Story - Free Management Library

Consulting and Organizational Management

Training Versus Consulting – a Story By John Dupre on February 3, 2013. Peter Block ran the training side, which was entitled Designed Learning. And then I called my training friend to hear how it had gone. In that moment, it dawned on me some of the differences between training and consulting. All About Training and Development. Training and Development. Library. Translate This. Home.

Are You Doing OD? Training? Consulting? Coaching? All of These.

Consulting and Organizational Management

Training? OD vs. Training – Or Is It? For example, many Organization Development practitioners almost look down on training as scoped to working only with individuals and not the broader context of organizations as does OD (by the way, we OD’rs prefer that you capitalize the name of our field. They’ll even assert that OD can include training, as well as many other “interventions,” such as coaching and facilitating. Training? Training and Development.

When Consultants Should Facilitate, Coach or Train | Consulting.

Consulting and Organizational Management

When Consultants Should Facilitate, Coach or Train By Carter McNamara on April 13, 2010. There are strong feelings that consulting, facilitating, coaching and training are very different roles. Ongoing contributions usually do not come from clients during trainings or when receiving advice from experts. When You Might Resort to Training. Training is often most useful when a group of people need to learn expert-based knowledge. Training and Development.

Keeping Meetings on Track When You’re Not in Charge

Harvard Business

Meetings frustrate everyone. It’s easy to blame this on others – the higher-ups who invite us, arrange the agendas, and chair the meetings. But we are all accountable for keeping meetings effective, whether we are calling them or simply participating. Meetings.

How to Save a Meeting That’s Gotten Tense

Harvard Business

What began as an orderly public meeting soon degenerated into chaotic shouts, curses, and political threats as one Draper resident after another told the mayor emphatically that this would not happen in their backyard. Wearing a kindly and serene expression, he uttered a simple, sincere statement that brought remarkable and immediate quiet: “This is your meeting. Meetings. The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track. Carson Arias/Unsplash.

Presentation Skills Sydney: Agenda

Consultants' Consultant

Presentation Mastery Get what you want leadership Presentations and meetings questions Training programsConsultants Consultant: Presentation skills agenda for my programs in Sydney: Presentation Mastery.

Presentation Skills Sydney: Agenda

Consultants' Consultant

Presentation Mastery Get what you want Presentations and meetings Training programsConsultants Consultant: Presentation skills agenda for my programs in Sydney: Presentation Mastery.

Just Because You’re in Charge Doesn’t Mean You Should Run Every Meeting

Harvard Business

Well-run meetings allow you and your team to clarify issues, set direction, and move objectives forward. And yet there never seems to be enough time to properly plan and execute meetings. Perhaps it’s time to rethink whether you should even be leading your own meetings. When working with managers and executives, I’m often surprised at how many assume the leadership of the meeting falls to the highest-ranking person in the room.

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Two Types of Diversity Training That Really Work

Harvard Business

One of the most common ways that companies attempt to address organizational diversity is through formal training. Yet research on the effectiveness of such programs has yielded mixed results: Some studies show that diversity training is effective , others show it’s ineffective , and still others show that it may actually lead to backlash. This has led to pessimism regarding diversity training, with some claiming it simply doesn’t work.

Our Growing Team: Meet our Newest Team Members

Leadership Vision Consulting

Halfway through 2015, our team had a meeting to evaluate those targets – How are we doing so far? A portion of the way through that meeting, I asked the question, “ How many of you feel underwater? Meet Steph Wahlund. Meet Bethany Von Steinbergs.

The Best Cybersecurity Investment You Can Make Is Better Training

Harvard Business

Indeed, the iconic investor Warren Buffett highlighted cyber risk as one of the gravest concerns facing humanity during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. It’s better to assume your defenses will be breached and to train your people in what to do when that happens. All employees should not only understand what is expected of them regarding company policy and online behavior but also be trained to recognize nefarious or suspicious activity.

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Relevant and fun team building for your offsite

Consultants' Consultant

Off sites 101 Ticker Tape Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Improv: creativity listening story Manage others Presentations and meetings Training programsConsultants Consultant: Team-building has real benefits. You want what you do at your offiste to have the highest value. You would like it to be both relevant and fun. I’ve been hanging out in the thick of team building events and offsites for about 30 years now. I’ve noticed that events fall into categories.

Why Do We Spend So Much Developing Senior Leaders and So Little Training New Managers?

Harvard Business

And as I neared the end of my corporate days, I realized I’d received much more management training in the last five years than I did in the first 20 years — when I really needed it — combined. What factors contribute to this training imbalance?

Corporate problem solving

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Corporate problem solving can help you meet your quarterly targets. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Presentations and meetings Training programsSolve that niggling supplier problem. Improve your team’s work standards. Give yourself a good night’s sleep. Solve your biggest headache. Impress your boss. No two problems are exactly alike.

Don’t Give Up on Unconscious Bias Training — Make It Better

Harvard Business

There’s a growing skepticism about whether unconscious bias training is an effective tool to meet corporate diversity goals. Critics of such training contend that it doesn’t visibly move the needle on diversity numbers, and can even backfire. On the other hand, a meta-analysis found that diversity trainings can be effective, depending on many factors including content, length, audience, and accompanying diversity efforts.

Don’t Wait Until After the Meeting to Start Your Action Items

Harvard Business

It wasn’t long after becoming a manager that I found I had landed on a seemingly endless treadmill of meetings. Meetings. The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track. How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting. Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?

Learning New Skills at Work Is Complicated

LSA Global

And surprisingly to many, learning new skills at work does not happen by attending one-time training programs. Based upon measuring over 800 training programs , our research shows that only 1-in-5 participants on average change their behavior and performance from training alone.

A Great offsite facilitator

Consultants' Consultant

Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programsConsultants Consultant: The qualities of a great offsite facilitator are many and varied. When you are looking for a great facilitator, here’s some things you may want to take into account. The methodologies used by a great offsite facilitator gets a clear outcome and brief from the client then runs the off-site interactively and iteratively does a needs […].

Presentation Skills Sydney: Agenda

Consultants' Consultant

Presentation Mastery Get what you want Presentations and meetings Training programsConsultants Consultant: Presentation skills programs in Sydney: Presentation Mastery. Agenda for Presentation Skills Sydney Here is a typical agenda for my presentation skills program in Sydney: 1. What makes a good presenter 2. How will you know you are a better presenter 3. Confidence: Your body changes your mind 4. Confidence: Stories to inform and entertain 5. […].

Russian Troops Seize Crimea; UN Security Council Meets; Russian Flag Raised in Kharkiv

MishTalk

UN Security Council meets. Crimea''s airports — civilian and military — were closed to air traffic, but trains and cars were moving to and from the Ukrainian mainland. News is fast and furious in Ukraine.

Why It’s So Hard to Train Someone to Make an Ethical Decision

Harvard Business

One of the conundrums of ethical decision making is that many moral decisions that are quite straightforward — even easy — to resolve in a classroom or during training exercises seem far more difficult to successfully resolve when confronted during actual day-to-day decision making. However, few, if any, individuals presented with this scenario in a training exercise would ever make the same decision.

Your Sales Training Is Probably Lackluster. Here’s How to Fix It

Harvard Business

companies spend over $70 billion annually on training, and an average of $1,459 per salesperson — almost 20 percent more than they spend on workers in all other functions. Yet, when it comes to equipping sales teams with relevant knowledge and skills, the ROI of sales training is disappointing. Studies indicate that participants in traditional curriculum-based training forget more than 80 percent of the information they were taught within 90 days.

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Meet the Tech Companies Creating Opportunity in Africa

Harvard Business

Doesn’t that talent need training to build software? See the terrific start-up Andela , which finds the best raw talent in Africa, gives them 1000+ hours of training, and deploys them around the world. FERIDUN AKGÜNGÖR.