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BridgeThank you to the hundreds of readers who responded to last week's training strategy mistakes quiz. If you missed it, click here to take it before reading on.

The first question asked which of the Kirkpatrick levels training professionals should focus the most resources on accomplishing.

Read on to see how everyone responded, and what this has to do with building strategic bridges to the business.

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Training mistakesThis week, we begin a new quick tip series that addresses career-threatening learning and development mistakes.

Are you making these colossal training strategy mistakes in your mission-critical programs?

Take this quiz to find out.

The correct answers will be provided upon submission of your responses. Stay tuned in the coming weeks as we share the survey results and address each question and answer one at a time.

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DinosaurDo you cling to the way things used to be, hesitant to carve out new paths even when you know that the environment is changing around you?

Read this New Year's message from Jim Kirkpatrick to learn tips for moving forward and keeping yourself from becoming a training dinosaur.

 

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Did you miss the much-anticipated webinar on December 11 entitled Using Kirkpatrick® to MoveTraining order-taker Beyond Training Order-Taking, Part 2: An Interactive Discussion?

If you've ever felt like the order-taker in the training drive-thru lane, be sure to watch the recording of this webinar. Real training professionals, just like you, voted on their biggest business partnership challenge, which was then used as the basis chat-based discussions and role-play.


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First Things First: Getting Started with Kirkpatrick® Training Evaluation
February 1, 2017

Are you being asked to create or deliver training that "works," meaning it provides measurable performance improvement and enhances organizational results? You are not alone. Ironically, evaluating training value is often an afterthought, considered only after training is complete. 

Learn directly from Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick, creators of the New World Kirkpatrick Model, how to start any training program right, so that value is built in and can effectively be demonstrated when it is complete. Even if you inherit existing training programs, you will find out how to incorporate small tactics that will make a big difference in creating training value. 

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