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A Dozen Training Do's

To guarantee your success as a trainer and design a training session that is learner-focused, make sure to incorporate this 12-pack of ideas in your training approach: [more…]

Seven Mistakes to Avoid as a Trainer

Everybody makes mistakes, but some mistakes can seriously affect your credibility as a trainer. Steer clear of committing these training blunders: [more…]

Characteristics of Effective Training Visuals

Visuals are an effective training tool, but only when they enhance - not detract - from your training delivery. Use visuals in your training presentation according to these rules: [more…]

How to Ensure Participation in Your Training

When you encourage participation and involve people in training you enhance learning. Enhance trainee participation and help create a great learning experience by using the REACT mnemonic for training [more…]

How to Make Your Training Stand Out

How do you set apart your training materials from information people can get online or at the library? Make your training memorable buy following these tips: [more…]

Training For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Setting yourself apart as a trainer and creating a successful training session means: practicing some basic training rules; avoiding trainer mistakes; using effective visual aids to enhance the training [more…]

How to Survive Office Politics by Identifying Key Players

To survive office politics, know who the key players are. After all, office politics is about the relationships and dynamics among your colleagues. At its best, those relationships allow you to get tasks [more…]

How to Manage Time by Prioritizing Daily Tasks

Prioritizing daily tasks is key to successful time management. When you prioritize, you make sure you accomplish the most important tasks first. Make time management a habit — your stress level [more…]

How to Resolve Office Conflicts Assertively

Resolving conflicts at work requires assertiveness — a willingness to deal professionally with conflict situations regardless of your comfort level. When resolving workplace conflict, the emphasis is on [more…]

Anger Management at Work: How to Be a Less Disgruntled Employee

If you’re tired and fed up of being disgruntled, dissatisfied and disheartened at work, here are some things you can do to remedy the problem and manage your anger: [more…]

How to Leverage Emotional Intelligence into Limbic Leadership

The best leaders incorporate emotional intelligence skills. An emotionally intelligent manager— what could be called a master of limbic leadership — can handle almost any situation. Whether you want to [more…]

How to Assess Your Leadership Style

The following assessment gives you a good idea of your strengths as a leader. Knowing your leadership style may help you understand why you lead the way you do, whether changing your style will be easy [more…]

How to Design Employee Training with a Leadership Brain

Training employees is time-consuming, costs money, and is the best investment that your company can ever make. Training your novices as well as your veterans pays off in the end — but only if you know [more…]

How to Make Employee Training Stick

If you want to have the perfect training session for your employees, you need more than good training material and an engaging trainer. You need to make sure that all the time and money is worth it. In [more…]

How to Build Training Sessions for Different Types of Learners

Great leaders know how to motivate all of their followers. In the same way, successful training sessions teach all of their participants. After all, a training session is only as good as what the participants [more…]

How to Prepare the Perfect Employee Training

If you want to train employees and get results, you need to do more than hire a trainer with a decent reputation. You need to prepare for training with the same organization you put into onsite leadership [more…]

Unusual Tips for Training Employees

Don’t be afraid to venture outside the typical business training session. If you do something new, the training will excite and motivate your employees. Build a “sticky” training session with these unusual [more…]

Use Positive Stress to Get the Most from Your Managers

Being a leader comes with responsibility, and responsibility can bring stress. If you know how to manage the stress of leadership, you can make terrific things happen. This goes double for the managers [more…]

How to Make Stress and Structure Work for Your Employees

Believe it or not, the simple fact of a corporate hierarchy — from CEOs to managers to supervisors to "regular" employees — can cause stress. So how can you make stress work for you and for the entire [more…]

How To Help Employees Meet Expectations

Meeting expectations is a great accomplishment for every employee. Feeling in control is a great accomplishment for every employee’s brain. Leaders create opportunities for employees to make things happen [more…]

How to Use Competition in the Workplace

Using competition in the workplace can be healthy and productive. Competition increases levels of chemicals like testosterone and is motivational in many situations. It also can cause stress and alienation [more…]

How and Why to Give Feedback to Employees

Motivating employees is about more than charisma and vision. To help employees perform their best, a great leader will provide feedback — the right kind, at the right time. Feedback is an essential tool [more…]

How to Make a Brain-Friendly Workplace

Productivity flourishes under the right conditions, not just the right leader. If you want a successful business, make your employees happy. If you want a successful and [more…]

How to Hire the Best Brains for the Best Team

A great leader needs a great team. But how do you build the best team in your business? Even if someone looks great on a resume, you need to make sure they’ll be great as part of the whole business team [more…]

How to Hire the Best Brain for the Job

The best leaders know how to hire the best team — and it’s not all about evaluating resumes. In fact, the resume is just the starting block. To find the best person for your business team, you need to [more…]

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