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  • Five Things Proactive Sales Managers Do Differently

    Five Things Proactive Sales Managers Do Differently
    A recent review of a sales manager job description for a Fortune 500 company shows that about 85 percent of the responsibilities assigned to sales managers, were related to sales coaching.…
  • Pursuing Clarity in an Increasingly Complex World

    Pursuing Clarity in an Increasingly Complex World
    WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT COMPLEXITY?

    Do you ignore it, obsess over it (at the expense of everything else), or do you dive in it without knowing if you’ll sink or swim? Leaders clearly recognize the reality of complexity, but most don’t know how to meet the challenge or exploit the opportunity effectively. In recent years,…
  • Top 10 Articles of 2013

    Top 10 Articles of 2013
    It’s been quite a year in the training industry. Learning professionals have spent the year mapping and measuring learning to ensure business results are right on target. Recognizing that motivation, trust and collaboration are important elements to learning transfer has led L&D professionals to focus on the sustainability of the learning process.…
  • Seven New Year’s Resolutions for Virtual Trainers

    Seven New Year’s Resolutions for Virtual Trainers
    There's no better time than now to start becoming a more effective virtual trainer. And, here are seven New Year's resolutions you can make to help you become one. They'll be particularly useful for trainers whose background has focused on traditional classroom training and are now being asked to lead more learning programs virtually.…
  • Four Tips for Effective On-Demand Training

    Four Tips for Effective On-Demand Training
    Today, e-learning strategies are more popular than ever. This is particularly true for B2B and B2C organizations that are looking for more convenient, cost-effective ways to keep their staff updated and informed.…
  • The 7 Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    The 7 Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    It is clear that the 21st century classroom needs are very different from the 20th century ones. In the 21st century classroom, trainers are facilitators of participant learning and creators of productive classroom environments, in which attendees can develop the skills they might need at present or in future to enhance their personal and professional…

  • Conquering Big Data Survey

    Conquering Big Data Survey
    For its 2013 study of analytics needs in the workforce, American Management Association (AMA) and i4cp fielded a survey that garnered responses from 789 businesspeople representing a variety of industries (50+ industries), global locations (40+ countries), and organizational structures and sizes (1–10,000+ employees).…
  • Integrating e-Learning Into Your Training Portfolio

    Integrating e-Learning Into Your Training Portfolio
    Training and development is a critical component to organizational effectiveness.

    But, organizations must invest in their talent in order to achieve that level of success. The most valuable asset a company has is its people, and that investment must be properly supported with efficient training measures. Regardless of size, all organizations can leverage e-learning programs…
  • What Kids Can Teach Us About Professional Training

    What Kids Can Teach Us About Professional Training
    The pace of change in the world of professional education makes maintaining the status quo all the more challenging. Learning and development professionals face a barrage of new buzzwords, new technologies, and new techniques that must be mastered just to keep up. Despite doing their best to embrace change, many organizations lag behind academic institutions…
  • 10 Key Questions to Ask About the Cloud

    10 Key Questions to Ask About the Cloud
    Cloud computing is the biggest thing to hit IT since the birth of broadband Internet — and there is currently a tremendous need for people who are trained to use, select, manage, utilize and understand how to use the cloud.

    Many Roles Are Impacted
    Whether it is an IT administrator, business leader, sales person, IT security professional,…
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