Evan speaks with Scott Hoots, president of Pet Wants, a high quality pet food retailer, about steps franchisors can take to ensure franchisees are set up for success through onboarding initiatives. Pet Wants has 100 franchise units across the United States and offers free delivery to your home or office. Scott has 25 years of experience with franchise operations and sales, and recently completed a four year leadership course at American Family Care. Learn more about Pet Wants here, and connect with Scott on LinkedIn.
Cordell speaks with Eric Bloom, president of Manager Mechanics, about info tech executive performance training tactics. Eric is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of various books including The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth, and Productivity and Manager Mechanics: Tips and Advice for First-Time Managers. Eric began his career as a software developer and moved through the ranks to CIO. He understands IT management from the bottom up. Find him at ericbloom.com
Evan speaks to his son, Alex Hackel, who is a professional skier, about training tips and approaches used by athletic coaches. Explore how you can use some of the same techniques in your training programs. Click here to see Alex’s Ski Movie and click here to learn more about Alex Hackel. – View Infographic
Evan speaks with Campbell Macpherson, author of the book “The Change Catalyst: Secrets to Successful and Sustainable Business Change.” Change is an important topic that very often ties into training because change without training is like peanut butter without jelly… it’s not going to be much fun. Listen as Evan and Campbell discuss how CEOs and leadership teams can clarify their strategy, lead change, and build cultures that embrace change. – View Infographic
Evan Hackel sits down with Katrina Mitchell, CEO and Chief Match Maker of SPEAK!, to discuss tips on finding the perfect speaker for company events. Learn what to look for when speaking with potential guests, as well as red flags to consider during the selection process. You can connect with Katrina on Twitter at @SpeakFranchise – View Infographic
The Tortal team sits down together and discusses training tips, best practices, and how to set your business up for training success in the new year. – View Infographic
Cordell and team talk with Santa Clause about his unique training challenges at the North Pole. Explore the challenges and solutions for toy making productivity and elf improvement. Happy Holidays from everyone at Tortal Training!
Evan speaks with Tom Kiernan, Senior Consultant at Aslan Training and Development about the importance of organizations being “Other-Centered.” There are several steps that organizations can take to achieve this, which Tom discusses in detail. Tom is the author of the book “The Mad Dash – Bite My Dust.” To request a demonstration of his software discussed on the show visit https://www.aslantraining.com/contact. You can find Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org. – View Infographic
Cordell speaks with retail guru Harry J. Friedman about Customer-Pleasing Tactics for Power Selling. Harry is a consultant and speaker on retail sales and sales management. He is the President of The Friedman Group and the author of No Thanks, I’m Just Looking. Since 1968, he has established himself as a record-breaking salesman and owner of a successful chain of retail stores. Find him at thefriedmangroup.com. – View Infographic
Evan speaks with Kevin Farrell, Director of Training and Knowledge Management at Liberty Mutual Insurance. Kevin is a learning and development leader with a proven track record of managing and implementing successful performance management and sales training programs. He has extensive experience designing, developing and delivering e-learning, instructor-led, virtual classroom and blended training solutions. Find him on LinkedIn here. – View Infographic