Training Unleashed brings you in-depth interviews with breakthrough leaders in the training industry. Each guests provides thoughtful and meaningful tips to help you think outside of the box and take your training efforts to the next level. View top training tips from past episodes below.
Think Big, Act Bigger
Guest: Jeffrey Hayzlett – Marketing and Business Consultant
Tip: If you want to learn to play with the big dogs, you have to learn to pee in the tall grass.
Creating a Fantastic Customer Experience
Guest: Cindy Meiskin – Vice President of Training at Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Tip: Remain flexible. Be able to think fast and have training tools that speak to each generation you are training.
People, Products and Profits
Guest: Andrew Fischer – CEO and Founder of Choozle
Tip: Invest in what’s important, not just urgent.
Challenge Your Assumptions
Guest: Debra Benton – Author, Speaker and Educator
Tip: Confidence with a smile is my secret to success, whether in life or training.
Training Programs that Boost Sales
Guest: Jeffrey Gitomer – Author and Consultant
Tip: To truly be successful, trainers need to view presentations as performances.
Hot Shot Speaking Skills
Guest: Patricia Fripp – Executive Speech Coach
Tip: If you want your presentation to stick with your audience you have to be genuine, real and sincere.
Learning and Development in the Insurance Industry
Guest: Kevin Farrell – Director of Training and Knowledge Management at Liberty Mutual Insurance
Tip: The most critical ingredient to successful training is engagement.
Customer-Pleasing Tactics for Power Selling
Guest: Harry J. Friedman – Consultant and Speaker
Tip: The training cycle is never complete until the trainee is able to show someone their competence in a step.
Other-Centered Training for Power Selling
Guest: Tom Kiernan – Senior Consultant at Aslan Training and Development
Tip: Utilize the Gallup 12 questionnaire to gain a better grasp on how training is impacting your organization.
Best Practices and Strategies for 2018
Guests: Tortal Team
Tip: Don’t get too busy focusing on training others that you lose sight of your own development. Take time to evaluate yourself and grow as a professional.
Picking the Perfect Professional Speaker
Guest: Katrina Mitchell, CEO and Chief Match Maker of SPEAK!
Tip: Start with the end in mind.
How to be a Change Catalyst
Guest: Campbell Macpherson, author of “The Change Catalyst: Secrets to Successful and Sustainable Business Change.”
Tip: My single tip for leaders, for trainers, for executives of all types, just for everyone, is to be yourself.
Training Tips from Professional Speaker Alex Hackel
Guest: Alex Hackel, Professional Skier
Tip: Inspire, engage and connect people with the vision they have to be the best they can be at their craft.
Training that Drives Real World Business Results with Eric Bloom
Guest: Eric Bloom, president of Manager Mechanics
Tip: Training is like show business, it’s 90% show and 10% business.
How to Effectively Onboard Franchisees with Scott Hoots
Guest: Scott Hoots, president of Pet Wants
Tip: Everyone you onboard is going to receive training differently.
A Business Owner’s Perspective on Training
Guest: Travis Huff, founder of Real-Time Outsource
Tip: Invest in a screen-share recording system to streamline training.
Increase Performance with Blended Learning with Bill Gauthier
Guest: Bill Gauthier, Director of Business Consulting and Training at CCA Global Partners
Tip: The “Three Whats” of training can help shape a person’s behavior. First I ask what happened. Then I ask, “Well, so what?” And then I say, “Now what?” What are you going to do in the future?
Make Training Memorable with Hao Lam
Guest: Hao Lam, CEO and Chairman of Best in Class Education
Tip: Make trianing fun and interactive. Don’t just talk and talk and talk non-stop. Make it funny, make people participate, make it memorable and make it emotional.
Amaze Every Customer with Shep Hyken
Guest: Shep Hyken, keynote speaker & author
Tip: Preparation is key. You never want to go into a presentation and not feel confident about the content you’ll be sharing.
Approaches to Leadership Development with Keith Halperin
Guest: Keith Halperin, Senior Partner at Korn Ferry
Tip: Adjust and learn from past situations and apply it to brand new situations.
March Quick Tips with Cordell Riley, Evan Hackel & Megan Sweeney
Guests: March Quick Tips with Cordell Riley, Evan Hackel and Megan Sweeney
The Art of Storytelling with Bill Stainton
Guest: Bill Stainton, Keynote Speaker on Leadership, Strategic Creativity and Accountability
Tip: The how without the why is meaningless. Why is it important to learn? Why is this going to help your audience?
Build Your Brand with Jerry Fletcher
Guest: Jerry Fletcher, CEO of Z-axis Marketing
Tip: People want a conversation, not a commercial.
Speak Like a Game Changer with Diane Ripstein
Guest: Diane Ripstein, owner and principal of Diane Ripstein Consulting
Tip: It’s all about theater. Take time to warm up your voice and throat before you begin training or speaking.
Be An Abundance Activist with Ellen Rogin
Guest: Ellen Rogin, Money Expert & NYT Bestselling Author.
Tip: It’s not only important to be a good giver and be generous, but also be open to receiving.
Create a Healthy Company Culture with Julie Ann Sullivan
Guest: Julie Ann Sullivan, Business Culture Expert
Tip: You have to be willing to listen to what it is your audience needs. If you don’t, you’ll miss gems out there and ways in which you can really enrich the lives of your audience.
The Science of Workplace Happiness with Scott Crabtree
Guest: Scott Crabtree, CEO of Happy Brain Science
Tip: Repeat your most important information because it’s most likely to last.
The Formula of Incredible Storytelling with Chris West
Guest: Chris West, Founder of Video Narrative
Tip: Use your phone to do consistent trainings for your clients.
Personal Development is Key with Dr. Danny Brassell
Guest: Dr. Danny Brassell, Keynote Speaker & Educational Consultant
Tip: Education is valuable, but it’s execution that’s priceless.
Create An Experience with John Formica
Guest: John Formica, “The Ex-Disney Guy”
Tip: When everybody’s heart is in the right direction moving, I think you can accomplish anything and you can achieve anything you want.
Do What No One Else is Doing with Anthony Amos
Guest: Anthony Amos, Pack Leader at Bathe to Save
Tip: It starts with being congruent with the people that you’re working with.
How to Build Motivation and Buy-In with Chris Kirchner
Guest: Chris Kirchner, ROI Institute
Tip: Be proactive, even if you’re not being asked at this point to drive or measure the value of their programs in terms of ROI or impact, be sure to ask the question what’s accountability and the expectation?
The Dos and Dont’s of Training with Betty Parker
Guest: Betty Parker, President of Sharper Development Solutions
Tip: Continue to learn.
Actionable Content and Moving the Needle with Dan Elzer
Guest: Dan Elzer, The Training Academy
Tip: As trainers, we have to improve and invest in ourselves. We have to make sure that our delivery method is effective.
How Franchisees Can Utilize Research for Training Efforts with Eric Stites
Guest: Eric Stites, CEO of Franchise Business Review
Tip: Keep innovating to manage change.
Assist with Change without Stepping on Toes with Michelle Geaghan
Guest: Michelle Geaghan, Coffee News
Tip: Develop the relationships within your organization. You can’t do anything without relationships, and these start with you.
Clarify, Ideate and Develop to Solve Problems with Paul Reali
Guest: Paul Reali, Owner of Omniskills
Tip: Remember that your job is not to deliver content, it’s to help your learners make meaning of the content. The primary path to this is interaction in various forms