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Entries for October 2015

There's someone I'd like you to meetLast week, we explained why you should avoid pulling a vanishing act after your training programs. Click here if you missed it.

This week, we'll discuss how the right introduction can add heart and power to your training programs and post-program story of value.

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On October 16, Training Magazine Network hosted the live redo of our newest webinar, New World Kirkpatrick® Levels 1 and 2: Powerful Components Not to Overlook.

The recording from this webinar is now available. Even if you watched the recording from the first webinar on Oct. 1, we highly recommend checking out this new version, which boasts the following:

1. Heavier focus on how to build learner confidence to apply their learnings on the job

2. Richer and more robust participant interaction and questions, as there were no technical issues that kept people from participating live

Click here to download the PowerPoint slide handout.

Click here to access the recorded webinar on TMN's website.

Technical Assistance

This webinar was hosted by TMN on their live webinar platform; therefore, we are unable to provide technical assistance. If you have trouble viewing the recording, please consult TMN's support page by clicking here.

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SeekLast week, we kicked off our newest quick tip series with the first "Jimism." Click here if you missed it.

This week, I'll explain why it's best for trainers not to try any magic tricks after their training programs.

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JimTraining evaluation is both an art and a science, but it needs to be kept simple to offer any hope of organizational adoption. 

We as trainers need to reinvent ourselves to connect to the business, becoming strategic and tactical business partners rather than just training deliverers.

In this quick tip series, I'll explain how I use everyday language that all can relate to, remember and successfully implement in order to affect this reinvention. Read on for the first "Jimism."

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