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How To Ensure Your Training Has IMPACT

How To Ensure Your Training Has IMPACT

Have you ever wondered why people are so reticent to attend training events? Or why the training didn’t get the results that you expected?

It might be that the initial feedback was good, but no real change or improvements have happened or they are just short-lived.   A superficial evaluation may lead you to believe that it’s because the training content wasn’t good enough, or the trainers lacked rapport, or maybe the food at the venue just didn’t live up to the cordon bleu tastes of your delegates. Possible?  

A more probable reason for training ineffectiveness, is that there is no IMPACT on the individual or the organisation.  

So, how can you ensure your training has IMPACT?
5 Ways to Get Your Initiative off the Ground

5 Ways to Get Your Initiative off the Ground

You’ve been here before.  A great idea, a well thought through cost projection and a host of anticipated benefits – but the idea fails to secure the support of the senior team.  So, what happened?

Read our latest blog to discover 5 ways that will help you win over the leadership team and get your initiative off the ground.

 

STOP - The New Solution to Success

STOP - The New Solution to Success

Most people have bad days but in a leadership role, the result of a negative mood, if sustained or erratic, can lead to poor working relationships, stress, anxiety and ultimately, lower performance. 

Read our latest blog to learn how to STOP and leverage the advantages of consistently managing your mood in the workplace.

Are Performance Appraisals Pre-Historic?

Are Performance Appraisals Pre-Historic?

The annual performance appraisal has been institutionalised in most organisations and it is, to many, a familiar foe.

But, is the process really adding any value in today’s organisation? 

Read our latest blog to find out more about our engaging and relevant alternative to the traditional performance appraisal.  

Operational Coaching is Not...

Operational Coaching is Not...

You probably have have your own perceptions of what coaching involves. In this article we strip back these common perceptions and explain how operational coaching differs…

 

How to Overcome Resistance to Change

How to Overcome Resistance to Change

When we are looking into why people don't change or why a group of people seem to be resistant to a particular change they are being asked to adopt, there are several questions you can think about. Our Managing Director Dominic Ashley-Timms explains how resistant behaviours typically fall into one of 3 categories...