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What Don Kirkpatrick Wanted You to Do - Part 3
by Jim Kirkpatrick
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This is the final installment of What My Dad Wanted You to Do. Click if you missed part 1 or part 2. Like the previous two quick tips, this one was written by both me and my father.

One of his favorite topics to talk about was "the science and art of L&D."

How can you apply this concept of "science and art" to maximize your training program outcomes? Read on to find out.

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What Don Kirkpatrick Wanted You to Do - Part 2
by Jim Kirkpatrick
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Last week, I passed along my first bit of insight as to what my dad, Don Kirkpatrick, would have wanted you to do in regards to the four levels. Click here if you missed it.

This week, I'll share some rather obvious but often forgotten wisdom that dad reminded me about time and time again.

Read on to learn the second thing that Don Kirkpatrick would want you to do.

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1982 gordon bliss packer songIt has been a year since my dad left us, at least physically. Whenever I am talking with a group of people about the four levels, I sense he might be hanging around watching and listening.

I often think about what he wanted me to know, as well as what he wanted me to do. He was not a complex man, so it was relatively easy for me to determine what he wanted by just being with him. 

I am going to take the next three weeks to pass along to you what I think, actually, what I know, he would want you to do in regards to the four levels.

Read on to find out the first thing that Don would want you to do.

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