Corporate training: $70 billion largely wasted?

Consultants Mind

Training magazine estimates here that it is approximately $70 billion annually for companies with more than 100 employees. All of this training takes the form of L&D headcount, outside consultants, training tools, travel, and other education spending. They estimate… Read More » The post Corporate training: $70 billion largely wasted? Learning training workshopCorporate learning and development is a huge market.

Glenn Mattson: Overcoming Roadblocks With Sandler Training And Consulting: Podcast #40

Consulting Success

a Sandler Training consulting firm specializing in sales and management productivity and effectiveness. Glenn Mattson: Overcoming Roadblocks With Sandler Training And Consulting: Podcast #40 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Glenn Mattson Glenn Mattson: Overcoming Roadblocks With Sandler Training And Consulting Michael Zipursky Overcoming Roadblocks Sandler Sandler Training Training And ConsultingRoadblocks.

Travel, Training and Mentorship

Tom Spencer

Three significant aspects in the life of a management consultant: travel, training and mentorship. Training. Consultants are the primary asset of a consulting firm, and top consulting firms invest a considerable amount on formal training and development programs.

Swen Nater (UCLA): Train with the best

Consultants Mind

Apparently, Swen… Read More » The post Swen Nater (UCLA): Train with the best appeared first on Consultant's Mind. While reading Coach Wooden and Me (affiliate link), by Kareem Abdul Jabbar, I ran across the story of Swen Nater, who was a first round NBA/ABA draft pick even though he never started, and only play 2 minutes on average per game while at UCLA. Deliberate Practice. Swen did not start out a natural.

Training customers

Seth Godin Blog

You're training them to wait. You've trained them to expect you'll yell if it's important. The way you engage with your customers (students/bosses/peers) trains them on what to expect from interactions with you.

Get More Value for Your Training

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Make the most of your training time and money by whipping your team into a state of joyful anticipation before it begins! Less than 10% of an ordinary training program actually transfers to the workplace. The post Get More Value for Your Training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Manage others Training programs

Product Training versus Sales Training – Which Matters Most?

LSA Global

Product Training Versus Sales Training – Which Matters Most? Many of our clients who are moving from selling products to selling more complex solutions struggle with the concept of product training versus sales training. Product training versus Sales Training?

How to Build a Better Training Assessment

LSA Global

We get asked by many learning and talent leaders about How to Build a Better Training Assessment. We believe that the fundamental purpose of a training assessment should be to answer the questions: “What is holding us back?” Increase training relevance and impact.

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? Four Steps to Improve New Manager Training.

Strengths Communicator Training: Webinar Replay

Leadership Vision Consulting

If you'd like to go to the next level with Strengths, consider joining our Strengths Communicator Training in January. In Today's post, Bethany and Nathan discuss via webinar, what this training is, and how you might benefit. Our Work Strengths Communicator Training Training

The Client Wants Me to Train My Replacement!

David A Fields

A question I was asked: At the end of a contract a client asked me to train a guy they’re hiring to do what I was doing for them. Does training your replacement sit well with you?

Train your data science team: 6 ways to muck it up

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Training your data science team is tough. The post Train your data science team: 6 ways to muck it up appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Manage others Training programsThey are already fabulously smart. Making them smarter, faster and nicer is hard. It needs focus determination and the right combination of information. You want them to work well with their customers.

Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen

Consultants' Consultant

I run public training and in-house programs. We can customise your in-house training to suit your team, your budget and your outcomes. […]. The post Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Political Acumen Consulting skills Training programsConsultants Consultant: Political acumen is not something people naturally have.

Use Surveys and Interviews to Gauge Training Needs

Gina Abudi

There are a number of methods to determine training needs of employees. Training programs are not [.]. The post Use Surveys and Interviews to Gauge Training Needs appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource employee training training programs training strategic training strategic plan

How to Build a Better Training Assessment

LSA Global

We get asked by many learning and talent leaders about How to Build a Better Training Assessment. We believe that the fundamental purpose of a training assessment should be to answer the questions: “What is holding us back?” Increase training relevance and impact.

Using metaphor in training

Consultants' Consultant

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

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise?

LSA Global

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise? According to a recent study of nearly 5,000 workers in Spain by Santiago Budría of the University of Madeira, company-provided training has the same effect on job satisfaction as a 17.7%

Virtual Training Best Practices – Logistics

Gina Abudi

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Virtual Teams: Providing Training Opportunities

Gina Abudi

Providing virtual teams training requires a bit of creativity. The post Virtual Teams: Providing Training Opportunities appeared first on Gina Abudi. Team Building team leadership team training training for virtual teams virtual teamsAlthough if you can, getting the team together in one location is a great idea, it is not always possible.

Without training wheels

Seth Godin Blog

If you'd like to teach a kid to ride a bike, training wheels are a bad idea.   All training wheels do is confuse, distract or stall. You're much better off with a small bike with no pedals.  The same thing is true for marketing. You don't need to go to school for four years.

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.

“Your Training Workshop Was Difficult”

Gina Abudi

I was working with a client just last week to schedule training workshops for the 2015. The post “Your Training Workshop Was Difficult” appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training course development critical skills training education engaging learners engaging training leadership workshops learning programs Professional Development training workshops Hence…I Learned Something!

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise?

LSA Global

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise? According to a recent study of nearly 5,000 workers in Spain by Santiago Budría of the University of Madeira, company-provided training has the same effect on job satisfaction as a 17.7%

Join our 2017 Strengths Communicator Training

Leadership Vision Consulting

Leadership Vision is offering an opportunity for you to join the Strengths Communicator Training January 19-20 and March 2-3, 2017 in Minneapolis Minnesota. The post Join our 2017 Strengths Communicator Training appeared first on Leadership Vision. Our Work Strengths Communicator Certification Strengths Communicator Training Training

Music for presentations and training

Consultants' Consultant

The post Music for presentations and training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants 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 […].

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.

Is More Effective Training the Answer?

LSA Global

More Effective Training Creates More Effective Performance. Three Requirements for More Effective Training. We have a hunch that ineffective training is part of the problem. For any training to have the desired impact, you need four things: #1.

Sales Coaching + Solution Selling Training = Success

LSA Global

Based upon over 800 sales training measurement projects, we have come to believe that solution selling training on its own is often an exercise in futility…and we say this as a business consulting and training company.

Join Our 2015 Strengths Communicator Training

Leadership Vision Consulting

Leadership Vision is offering an opportunity for you to join the Strengths Communicator Training in 2015. About the Training. By the end of the training, you will know how to lead others through a one-to-one StrengthsFinder conversation around their top five themes of strength.

Training isn’t all about the classroom

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Many organisations have gone all 70/20/10 on professional training and development. The post Training isn’t all about the classroom appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. This seems to have given Finance an excuse to cut budgets to only 10% of what they were. Dumb move. Here’s why.

Criteria for Selecting a Training Vendor

Gina Abudi

When selecting a vendor to provide training curriculum within the organization, consider the following criteria to enable comparisons between various training vendors: Content: How robust and complete is the content? The post Criteria for Selecting a Training Vendor appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training contract trainers criteria for selecting vendors human resources training suppliers training vendor criteria training vendors

Presenting with Presence: Video training

Consultants' Consultant

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

Virtual Training Best Practices – Facilitating Discussions

Gina Abudi

Training Facilitation learning environments virtual classrooms virtual discussions virtual training Facilitating discussions requires the instructors to be very engaged to enable virtual students to communicate effectively with each other.

Six Key Steps to Develop a Successful Supervisory Training Program

Gina Abudi

Supervisory training programs are essential for the success of newly hired or newly promoted supervisors to the organization. They need training to be successful in their new roles. Consider these six key steps to develop a successful supervisory training program [.].

The train is coming

Seth Godin Blog

The train is coming." combined with the rumble, the smoke and the visuals of the train arriving. It's fun to believe that people buy the goods and services we make merely because they are excited, delighted and eager to engage.

Why we are Passionate about Strengths Communicator Training

Leadership Vision Consulting

We just completed the first portion of our latest Strengths Communicators Training. Recently, Brian's business coach asked him why he was so passionate about this training. The post Why we are Passionate about Strengths Communicator Training appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Virtual Training Best Practices – Ground Rules

Gina Abudi

Treat the Training the Same as if You are Leading a Classroom Workshop This will be the first in a number of articles on best practices for virtual training which will be shared over the next couple of weeks. When leading virtual training sessions, treat the training the same as if you are leading [.]. Training Facilitation ground rules learning environments virtual classrooms virtual training

Use Training to Boost Employee Morale and Improve the Workplace

Gina Abudi

Training is an effective way to not just increase the skills of your employees but to boost morale and improve the workplace overall. Training improves the workplace overall as it shows the organization’s commitment to employees and indicates to employees that an investment in their future is key. Investing in regular training for employees enables [.]. The post Use Training to Boost Employee Morale and Improve the Workplace appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Take your Evaluation of Training beyond the Initial Survey

Gina Abudi

Learning and Development professionals commonly evaluate training sessions at their conclusion. This feedback survey provides information about the effectiveness of the training days as well as the facilitator for the session. The post Take your Evaluation of Training beyond the Initial Survey appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training applying skills engaging learners learning best practices new skills training best practices training surveys

Communicate About the Rollout of Your Training Program

Gina Abudi

When rolling out new training programs in your organization, be sure to provide as much communication about the program as possible. The post Communicate About the Rollout of Your Training Program appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource Communicate communication about training Learning Professional Development training programs