Train Like You Listen

Train Like You Listen

We're passionate about training, presentations, and communication. We share our ideas twice a week on the Train Like... blog and podcast.

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August 15, 2022 8 min
Having a series of engaging activities in your training program can be a good thing. The big question, however, is what lies beneath those engaging activities?
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Of all the Marvel characters, who was the best leader? How did Thanos actually get people to follow him? And what transferable lessons from Marvel might you be able to take into your organization? Two authors of the book "Leaders Assemble! Leadership in the MCU" spend some time spelling this all out in this week's podcast.
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Is mentoring different than coaching? Is it appropriate for someone to mentor another person who is older or more experienced? Author Wendy Axelrod offers her thoughts on these questions and more!
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Joining a local ATD chapter can lead to new contacts and relationships, opportunities to grow skills that your current company doesn't offer you and even business opportunities. This week's podcast features the current presidents of two local ATD chapters and their insights on why you might want to get involved with your own local chapter.
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July 18, 2022 33 min
Did you know there are at least 6 different types of microlearning? In today's podcast, Karl Kapp and Robyn Defelice (authors of Microlearning Short and Sweet) go in depth about what microlearning is and what you should know before you get started.
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July 11, 2022 10 min
This summer, if you're looking for a good book to read, I have one recommendation. And it will probably take you the rest of the summer to read. And then four other fantastic L&D-centered books will hit bookshelves beginning in September. Here are my thoughts on all 5.
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Virtual training expert Kassy Laborie and Augmented Reality expert Betty Dannewitz drop by this week's podcast to discuss what "training" is for, and they got into a heated game of training trivia to wrap up the episode.
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What is "instructional design" and how does one put together effective learning programs? In today's podcast, Guy Wallace boils over 40 years of experience down into a 15 minute conversation about how effective learning can be designed.
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It's pretty easy to find thought leaders in our field by scrolling through Twitter or LinkedIn. Lately, it seems like people are increasingly wanting to be heard, and doing a lot less hearing. This week's podcast guest, Lauren Hug, has some thoughts about this.
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In this week's podcast, I talk a little about why we should constantly be looking to improve our L&D skillset, and I offer some specific suggestions for how we can do that, especially if we don't have the time or budget to make it to a big industry event.
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Over the past couple of years, Andrew Scivally has been a busy man. His company has acquired six other companies and changed their name from eLearning Brothers to ELB Learning. Here are some of his thoughts on the industry...
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There are lots of differences between ILT and eLearning. In today's podcast I walk through five major differences and how to navigate them for anyone writing an eLearning script or storyboard.
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If you work in an organization big enough to have both training and marketing professionals, there might be some opportunities for win/win collaboration.
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In today's podcast, I had the opportunity to talk with a handful of training professionals on the importance of "training support groups" and what you might want to keep in mind if you're thinking of forming your own group.
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I'm pretty sure you have something worthwhile to share with the rest of the industry. In today's podcast I talk a bit about why you might want to share your knowledge even if you don't think you have something of value to say.
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Whether the person requesting an eLearning module is part of your organization, or it's a client outside of your organization, we've found that eLearning projects are most successful when you (the designer/developer) and the eLearning requester work closely as part of a team.
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April 4, 2022 8 min
Working with SMEs can be a blessing and a curse. They bring tremendous knowledge and experience, but sometimes it's difficult to get them to narrow things down for a 1- or 2-hour training program. Today's podcast goes into some questions that might help keep the conversation focused.
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In today's podcast, I'll dive a little more deeply into some ways to define "instructional design", "instructional designer", and I'll also walk through some pros and cons of perhaps the most well-known instructional design model: ADDIE.
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From before your presentation begins to just before you wrap up a training program, here are 5 strategies you can use to get your participants to actively engage with your content (whether they want to or not!).
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Who doesn't want their training to be engaging? While engagement is good, there is definitely a better goal to shoot for.
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