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Looking like a Professional 13 times

Looking like a Professional 13 times

  Having and showing a professional imagine as a Trainer is one of the keys to your success. It is more than having a sharp suit or the best designer shoes, it goes deeper than that and your professional persona is about the way you interact with others. Here are...
Letter to all  ‘accidental ‘trainers

Letter to all ‘accidental ‘trainers

Message to all training personnel who didn’t set out to be a trainer but, now find that learning and development in particular training is a key part of their role and are now what I refer to as ‘accidental trainers’ Dear ‘accidental’ trainer I consider myself to be...
8-Ideas for greater learner participation

8-Ideas for greater learner participation

How do you increase learner participation and avoid your training becoming tedious and repetitive?How do you stop people signing into your training event and being distracted by emails popping onto their screen? Here are 8 ideas to open up  your training sessions to...
The Change Cheque

The Change Cheque

A discussion on change manager is invariably part of any new manager training that I deliver. I start the conversation by presenting each participant with a mock cheque for $5,000,000 and we then talk about how they would spend it assuming it was real. New homes,...
Active Stretch Break ideas

Active Stretch Break ideas

Virtual online training however enthusiastically delivered can involve sitting for long periods and a breaks are need if only to stretch or take a comfort break. Here are a few things that I have successfully used. Take a scheduled break and display a timer to count...