Archive: February, 2012

Many communications pros hate brainstorms. I know my friend Gini Dietrich does. And who can blame them? We’ve all experienced these classic brainstorm “downers”: Extroverts who are so bursting with ideas that we never hear the good thinking of the Introverts, who are smart, but so intimated by the extroverts that they don’t contribute to […]

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Let’s wrap up this series on “Designing An Effective Agency Training Program” with three points that I trust you’ll find valuable: “Build Support From Training Cheerleaders Throughout The Agency,” “Seek Participant Feedback Regularly And Modify The Program Accordingly,” and “Cultivate A Learning Environment.” Build Support from Training Cheerleaders Throughout The Agency In an earlier post […]

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I’m sharing a coda to my previous posts on Designing An Agency Training Program Parts 1, 2 and 3, which in hindsight, I should have covered earlier. Whichever training courses you choose to offer, remember that in addition to the specific skills your team will gain, a training program is a chance to share three […]

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I believe this post will bring you greater value if you first review Designing Your Training Program Part One and Part Two. So you’ve gotten a real understanding of the agency’s strategic and growth goals. You’ve considered the firm’s professional development goals, both for the team overall and for must-keep employees. You know the areas […]

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