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The Unintentional Trainer’s Guide to Training Room Layout

The training room layout that you chose for your session can have a big impact on the success of your session.  You can set your room up to encourage small group working, delegate interaction or to have the delegates focus

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The Unintentional Trainer’s Guide to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Here’s what you need to know about Maslow and his Hierarchy of Needs (who many of you may have heard of but not necessarily know much about): 1.  He was an American Psychologist who died in 1970. 2.  Maslow’s big

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The Perfect Trainer’s Kit Bag

You may not deliver or facilitate training full time.  You may not even ever deliver a full day’s session on your own, but you will want to have your own “Trainer’s Kit Bag”.  Having everything you may need to hand

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The Unintentional Trainer’s Guide to The Learning Ladder

The learning ladder is a brilliant model to help you think about the process that people go through when learning a new skill. Most of you can probably drive a car so we’ll use that as an example (if you

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The Unintentional Trainer’s Guide to Structuring Training

Structuring your training session: it can be difficult to know where to start when you are designing your session.  What goes first?  How much background information (if any) do you give? How much detail do you provide? How long should

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The Unintentional Trainer’s Guide to Writing Effective Learning Objectives

As you probably know learning objectives are statements which describe what a learner will be able to do as a result of undertaking the learning.  In order for the learning objective (sometimes also known as a learning outcome) to be

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