As we learned in the ABCs of Effective Training, most training programs are ineffective, especially over the long term. This hasn’t stopped companies from spending more than ever on learning & development efforts. In 2017, companies spent almost 30% more on training than in 2016. However, in that same year, the same companies reported that the effectiveness of their training did not improve. That’s because effectiveness i doesn’t ultimately rest on the amount of training we are doing but on what happens before and after the training.Read More
Most training is mediocre at best, but leaders don’t have the tools they need to identify, evaluate, and determine if a training program is going to be worth the investment. You can take a quick temperature check of any training and instructor quality by using a trick called the “ABC method.”Read More
When used in the right context, both coaching and training can be powerful tools for building leadership skills. The critical difference is that coaching focuses on attitude, while training develops adeptness.Read More
It’s been proven that when training isn’t relevant, real, or repeatable, it is less effective. Companies that have invested in modern Learning and Development strategies have discovered an alternative approach to building instruction.
That approach is called human-centered instruction, and it optimizes for a high signal-to-noise ratio, crafting content specifically to learner needs.Read More