Tag Archives: Training

Eight Ways to Generate More Ideas in Groups

  The scene is repeated in meeting rooms around the world every day. A problem has been identified and a group has gathered to solve the problem. When ideas are needed, the group decides to brainstorm. And all too often this exercise leads to a short list of not-that-creative ideas. We know that if we […]

How to Save Money on Training

  It seems so simple. Just take a financial short cut. Then show your boss how much money you saved. But some of these short cuts prove to be costly. They fail to deliver what you want. Or they open up expensive problems. Here’s how to accomplish real savings on your training program. 1) Use […]

6 Ways to Maximize Learning

  Here’s how to gain the most from training events. 1) Know what you want Before the workshop, set learning goals for yourself. What do you want to learn? How can this program help you? What would make you feel that your time was well spent? 2) Ask for what you want As the program […]

Why Training Fails

  Sometimes when I conduct my workshop on Effective Meetings, one of the participants will ask, “Where’s my boss?” And I say, “Your boss claimed to be an expert on holding effective meetings.” Then the person laughs. “My boss needs to attend your workshop more than anyone in our company. And without our manager’s support, […]

Psychological Training

    Simple really: training improves skills, techniques, knowledge and attitude whatever an individual’s role within an organisation. Ongoing staff training and development is crucial if you want to improve business performance and meet your targets. Without a well-trained, skilled team your business won’t grow and prosper. But there are a number of initiatives to […]