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Conducting Virtual Training isn’t “Just Talking to Your Computer Camera”

Many people outside of the training industry assume that corporate training (or any type of education really) is just “talking to an audience”.  I can’t count the number of times someone has said to me “How hard can it be?  It’s just standing in front of people and talking.”  Yes, absolutely.   And conducting an orchestra

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How to Connect Meaningfully in a Virtual Meeting

Wayne Baker, Ph.D. has a great article on the Psychology Today site talking about 10 ways to improve your Virtual Meeting experience. Well worth the read. My favorites are below: Belonging is a fundamental human need.  Guideline #1: Video OnEveryone should have video on. Without seeing one another, it’s almost impossible to create meaningful connections. Guideline #2:

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The First Question is the Most Important

The first question in a training class is the most important question of the day.  It doesn’t matter what the question is.  More importantly, how the trainer responds to the question will set the tone for the entire class – whether that is one hour or several days.  Having participants feel comfortable asking the “dumb

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Social distance doesn’t mean isolation

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean total isolation. Working from Home doesn’t have to mean being completely alone.  We are all social creatures who require a certain level of personal interaction to stay healthy, happy, and with a good outlook on life. Here are 12 small ways to help yourself and others in this time

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How to Market Yourself as a Freelancer

As a freelance corporate trainer, I am always looking for help marketing my company, myself, my brand.  This great article in the TD magazine boils it down to 4 “simple” steps: *understand your brand, *position your brand, *think about your clients and *execute your brand strategy.  It evens includes a quick exercise for you to

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Why did she do that?

Imagine, finally understanding why people behave the way they do! People see the world differently, listen for different information, and feel satisfied by different outcomes.  True Colors® a simple model of personality identification for people of all ages that improves communication through recognition of a person’s true character. Utilizing the colors of orange, green, blue and gold

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