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The Secret to Becoming a Better Trainer

By Michelle Baker Asking and answering questions is the gateway to learning. As learners, we ask questions to better comprehend a concept or to clarify details. As learning professionals, we answer questions to better enable the learner to take away … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Use Short Videos to Teach Soft Skills

DEAR ABBY: You give so much great advice, I’m wondering if there is a basic principle you abide by in order to help guide you when giving advice. — CURIOUS READER DEAR CURIOUS: I hadn’t really thought about it, but … Continue reading

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Three Twitter Tips for HR Personal Development

As learning and development practitioners, we are expected to develop others in our organizations. But so often, our own professional development is put aside – whether due to time, thin resources or budget constraints. Twitter can help you overcome these three challenges, … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’ Big Video Training Sale

Corporate Training Video Summer sale is here! The following video trainings are $100 off for July only: Please Respect My Generation Harassment Hurts As Simple as Respect Diversity Face to Face It’s Up to You, 2-part sexual harassment training It’s … Continue reading

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11 Trainer Turnoffs to Avoid

Do you remember “Sing along with Mitch?” Reading the words as he sang? It’s not nearly as entertaining when a trainer reads the words on a Powerpoint to his or her class. Don’t do it! That’s just one of the … Continue reading

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Business Training Video Library for a Time Pressed Audience

Most likely you’re training young folks and you want to engage them in the important interpersonal skills you’re teaching. Or, you’ve got a group of managers who are hard-pressed to give you their time. They think they have more important … Continue reading

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Popular Cross Generational Video Training Nips Conflict

And in one corner, you have the Boomers and what they think of Millennials: “They’re so lazy. They don’t have a good work ethic” Squaring off on the other side, you have the Millennials and what they think of Boomers: … Continue reading

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Ethics of Business Videos & Getting Clear

Employees of a disengaged manager are four times as likely to be disengaged themselves. It’s contagious. Productivity suffers but also without thinking of the larger ramifications, a manager can lead employees to unethical behavior without realizing it.  Maybe it’s telling … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Key Leadership Skills Video

Have you ever noticed how large companies will often describe “entrepreneurial experience” as a key desired trait for future employees. No wonder. It takes a certain steely resolve and “do whatever it takes” attitude to be an entrepreneur. Large companies … Continue reading

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Why is HR Hated?

This was a question posed on LinkedIn that immediately grabbed our attention! Human Resources, by its very name conjures up thoughts of talent, possibility, abundance and valued resources. Yet, often HR gets no respect (to coin a Rodney Dangerfield line). … Continue reading

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