Archive for 2012


Implementing Training Without Interrupting Business

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This week’s observation: A major concern among learning professionals is how best to implement new product and/or technology training programs without interrupting sales. This can be especially challenging when the implementation takes place across an organization with international branches, dealerships or franchises, often with multiple languages in play. While it is critical to offer training programs […]

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Implementing Training Without Interrupting Business

The Business of Learning
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This week’s observation: A major concern among learning professionals is how best to implement new product and/or technology training programs without interrupting sales. This can be especially challenging when the implementation takes place across an organization with international branches, dealerships or franchises, often with multiple languages in play. While it is critical to offer training […]

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Continual Improvement, Process Planning and Leadership Skills for 2013

The Business of Learning
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Each Friday we highlight five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Wall Street Journal: Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job by Cal Newport There’s a difference between doing things you already know how to do and […]

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Consistency in the Mentoring Process

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This week’s observation: A common challenge many companies are facing is ensuring consistency in the mentoring and coaching process from one employee to the next. Even with standardized materials, the experience and effectiveness of a mentoring program can vary based on the skill level and attitude of the mentor or coach providing the guidance. It is […]

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Soft Skills and Scrapping Goals

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Each Friday, RPS will highlight five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Workforce Management: Goal for 2013: No Goals by Ed Frauenheim Peter Bregman has a provocative essay at Harvard Business Review arguing that goals can do more harm […]

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Bridging the Production and Skillset Divide

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There have been some positive reports of late on the quest for the Unites States to become more energy independent. A recent story by Dow Jones, citing a new report from government energy officials, states that U.S. crude oil production is projected to reach 7.5 million barrels a day by 2020, an increase of more […]

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