We would like to begin by saying, thank you ATD 2015 for reminding we why we do what we do. ATD Conference organizers really know how the bring it! We thank you because after a long, cold, and dark winter and an overwhelming demand of client mandates we were feeling unmotivated and questioning if our... Continue Reading →
‘Snake Oil’ From the Bully Pulpit
Recently, a well-respected workplace learning peer posted an interesting and conversation-inducing discussion about dealing with a 'snake oil' person within your personal learning network (PLN). Personally, I found this blog post very insightful. I respect the message the post is attempting to communicate but a thought crossed my mind, "How prevalent is the issue of... Continue Reading →
Slaying the “Elephant” in the Training Room
Did you notice the real elephant in the room at these conferences? No? it is safe to say that many of the speakers we encounter at every conference simply rehash the ‘same old’ and well-worn thought process. Speakers do this hoping participants won’t notice that their work is, in reality, useless. So...what is your responsibility? Discover the answer in this blog post.
Post-Conference Meltdown…Why Training Professionals Don’t Apply What They Learn?
Ajay M. Pangarkar and Teresa Kirkwood So...it's been just over one week since the "mother" of all workplace learning conferences took place. The ASTD International Conference and Expo (or as the regulars know it, ICE) is the leading and largest conference in the training space. This is not to take away the great efforts placed... Continue Reading →
See Ajay at ASTD ICE 2012!
Ajay will be hosting two session at ASTD ICE 2012 (Denver, Co.). Join him for: Building Business Skills to Empower Trainers and the Training Function, May 5 (Half day workshop: 8:30am-12:00pm) THE ROI LIE! Debunking the Misrepresentation of Training Evaluation (Tuesday May 8, 2012, TU322) For more information please visit: http://bit.ly/JQXGFt