Whenever you begin the discussion of meaningful training for adults, someone inevitably—and boldly—proclaims, “We must accommodate adult learning theory!” Of course, everyone else murmurs their complete agreement. We simply must!
Let’s be honest, shall we?
If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training.Read More
1. Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” ‘Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question.
Imagine – you are at a dimly-lit dinner party with four friends and an eccentric host. A flash of lighting briefly brightens the room, then all the lights go out. In the darkness, you hear a scuffle and a shout. When the lights return, the host is on the floor, not moving. All the guests remain seated in their chairs. Someone outside the room begins knocking frantically at the door…Read More