TrainingFolks Blog

Instructional Design Elements for Successful Learning

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 22, 2016 9:45:00 AM


Experienced instructional designers understand the importance of motivating and engaging their learners.  With the changing workforce comes a significant change in learning styles as well as available time for employees to spend on training and development initiatives.

The experts Instructional Design consultants here at TrainingFolks have been working with a number of tools to ensure effective programs are created, delivered and evaluated for our clients.  Here are some tools and tips to help with your upcoming projects. 

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Topics: Instructional design

Combat Business Challenges with Effective Leadership Development

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 15, 2016 12:45:00 PM


The business dictionary defines Corporate Leadership Development as, “Teaching of leadership qualities, including communication, ability to motivate others, and management, to an individual who may or may not use the learned skills in a leadership position.”

Teaching these skills however is not a onetime thing for successful organizations nor is it a cookie cutter approach.

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Topics: leadership development

Why Millennials Are Good For Business!

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 8, 2016 9:40:00 AM


Many Millennial workers get a bad rap. 

Seen as being quite entitled, a bit lazy when it comes to working hard and flight risks when it comes to new hires, the truth is that the Millennial workforce encompasses a number of positive traits that can significantly help an organization if nurtured correctly.

Much of the reason for not seeing the good is because the one thing that Millennials undeniably are is different from the Generation X or Baby Boomer worker that currently makes up the majority of the workforce.   By 2020 however, the global workplace will be made up of 50% of Millennials (that’s not too far away!).1

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Topics: Millennial Workforce

Effective Leadership Training Will Replace Bosses

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 1, 2016 1:45:00 PM


The need for organizations to allocate corporate training and development dollars towards effective leadership development has grown substantially in the recent years.  

While baby boomers or Generation X-ers may have been accustomed to the mentality of a boss versus a true leader, success or failure for organizations in today’s market place and going forward commands a very different approach to team management and leadership.

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Topics: leadership development consultant, leadership development training, leadership development