How to deal with talkers in the training and development room

by Simon Thiessen on Dec 12, 2014 4:29:00 PM

Will you just shut up!

As much as you want to say it, this isn’t the best approach when you have people who are constantly disrupting the learning...

The corporate trainer's curse: the disruptive participant

by Simon Thiessen on Dec 5, 2014 3:00:00 PM

Gee, sometimes time doesn’t fly

A disruptive training participant has the potential to undermine the learning for everyone else in the training...

Has your bum ever gone to sleep during corporate training?

by Simon Thiessen on Oct 3, 2014 10:24:00 AM

Do I really have to move?

To give this article some context, most times we facilitate learning we use small groups activities and discussions...

Get your corporate training session off to a flying start

by Simon Thiessen on Sep 26, 2014 8:23:00 AM

Oh, this is awkward

The start of a corporate training session can be a strange time. The learning facilitator, if they are new and inexperienced,...

Bring learning to life with activity based corporate training

by Simon Thiessen on Sep 5, 2014 11:46:00 AM

Adopt active learning strategies in your training

An activity in a training session is anything that involves the participants actively in the...

The best corporate training is worthless without customers

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 29, 2014 7:31:00 PM

The very hungry corporate trainer

Having great training products and a captivating and engaging delivery style is great – but it doesn't help you...

Skills for corporate trainers - create active learning strategies

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 16, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Two key skills for corporate trainers

The best corporate trainers and learning facilitators we have seen share some specific traits and they...

4 things a small business consulting B2B must do

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 8, 2014 12:22:00 PM

But first - are you qualified, credible and/ or competent?

This article is written for anyone who wants to create a successful small business...

Don't let the perfection myth stop you being a great corporate trainer

by Simon Thiessen on Aug 1, 2014 12:14:00 PM

A live performance

We meet a lot of people who have already started a career in learning and development or who aspire to be a corporate trainer...

What does it take to become a great corporate trainer?

by Simon Thiessen on Jul 23, 2014 7:22:00 PM

Going down the corporate training path 

If you are thinking about becoming a corporate trainer - either by starting your own training business or...