• Training development for research
I have to start this post with a quote from an online article from Contracting for Business titled Even Accidental Plagiarism Can Cost You. Authors C. Greer and M. Michel say, “With the Internet, plagiarism is on the rise. In...
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  • storytelling in learning and development
There’s a lot of buzz about storytelling. Is the term simply a way for copywriters to make more money, by calling copy a narrative as some argue, or is it a concrete element that benefits our marketing, sales, and learning...
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  • networking training benefits
If you’re a business owner or responsible for business development, you know the standard benefits of training your team to network well. Three often cited benefits are: Securing referrals and connections Industry and business intelligence Opportunities for collaboration and partnership...
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If you’re not currently using video in your learning and development programs – you’re doing your employees a disservice. No, not the cat, cute kid, repeat type of videos. I’m talking about real people in practical situations to help your...
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  • online training
Engaging our diverse workforce in training is a challenge for all of us responsible for developing our people to be individually successful contributors and drive the mission of the organization. We balance the needs for cost-effectiveness and opportunity cost of the...
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  • Cross Cultural Training
As a business educator and trainer, I’m often asked how I adjust training for employees of different cultures. I wanted to share my response with you as an example of how effective training begins and ends with knowing your audience....
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  • Branding_Mine your training program for your brand
At first glance, dear reader, you may think I’m jumping on the “brand-wagon.” Not so. In fact, I can’t turn around without bumping into yet another presentation on personal brand that leaves me unsatisfied. Why, then, would I write a...
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  • Team Success
Over the past three months, I’ve introduced you to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. method of Leading Teams that Get Results. This week, I’m sharing an excerpt from my eBook that summarizes all the steps you need to lead high-performing teams. Because I want...
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  • team environment
As we’ve made our way through five blog posts based on my eBook Leading Teams that Get Results, I’ve endeavored to illustrate how each step brings us toward more successful teamwork; for example, spending time getting to know your team...
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  • Virtual team
Being a team leader means knowing the nuances of the teams you’ll lead. Here’s a primer. (An excerpt from Leading Teams that Get Results) Virtual and Global Teams: What’s the Difference? Virtual teams or geographically dispersed teams share commonalities with...
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