I adore being a learning and development specialist. Being with people. Lots of people. Different and diverse people. And with them, creating a process that unfurls the heads of confusing question marks into tall and proud exclamation marks. I get it! I never thought of it like that. That's … [Read more...] about Confessions of an introverted trainer
Doing things differently gets attention- even when it comes to saying thanks
I've been on a roll with two prior posts about how we as trainers can do things differently, in order to help prime our participants for learning. I think being creative and doing things differently is critical to being a great trainer. If participants don't want to learn, if they're not paying … [Read more...] about Doing things differently gets attention- even when it comes to saying thanks
An older woman who dares sounds a lot like a fantastic trainer
A post by my new friend Sam made me think about how the qualities of an older woman who dares are similar to the qualities of a trainer who dares (indented parallel bits are mine, the rest is Sam's). An older woman who dares A trainer who dares Is eager to explore the unknown. Is eager to … [Read more...] about An older woman who dares sounds a lot like a fantastic trainer
Are you a Terrier or a Labrador puppy trainer?
Are you an experienced trainer, wannabe trainer or have just started dipping your toes into the world of training? Either way you need to know if you're a Terrier trainer or a Labrador puppy trainer. Here's how to tell: 1. If something's not working in a training do you look at it as an … [Read more...] about Are you a Terrier or a Labrador puppy trainer?