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Attending Virtual Meetings? Get Effective Meeting Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 14, 2017 1:10:10 PM


With the work environment becoming increasingly global and advances in online technologies, more and more people are connecting virtually with colleagues and clients. People are used to virtual meetings, whether for team status check-ins, training and even job interviews. While the technology allows employees across the country or around the globe to meet as if they were in the same room, effective meeting training can help to ensure more successful meetings.

Here are 7 training tips for more effective virtual meetings (and in-person meetings as well).

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Topics: leadership development, effective meeting training

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

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

Live Sales Training VS eLearning Sales Training

Posted by Ashley White on Aug 11, 2015 4:16:00 PM

Sales enablement needs? Does your organization require sales training (live or eLearning)? Start by taking our Sales Training Assessment today!

Sales Training Assessment

First Contender: Live/ Instructor-led Sales Training

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Topics: corporate training, training companies, leadership development consultants, sales training, leadership development

Tips to Adapting Your Leadership Style - From Top Leadership Training Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on Aug 5, 2015 9:32:00 AM

“Companies reporting strong Leadership Development Programs are 1.5 times most likely to be found atop Fortune magazine’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ list.” 

As most experienced leaders know, people come in all shapes and sizes, and what works for one employee in terms of communicating, motivating, giving feedback, etc., doesn’t have the same results with another employee. Becoming familiar with these behavior styles and recognizing your own allows you to adjust your behavior to meet others’ needs. It will take the most effort to relate to employees who demonstrate the style you least identify with.

Learn how to relate to each style. Download our free Behavioral Style Guide today!

Leadership Behavioral  Style Guide

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Topics: corporate training, training companies, leadership development consultants, leadership development

TrainingFolks Speaks Out!

Posted by Lora Boiago on Apr 15, 2013 9:42:00 AM

Building a Cost Effective Succession Strategy with Leadership Training

Presenter: Gail McGuire, VP Professional Services

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Location: Raleigh, NC

Details: The Electrical Safety Authority, in partnership with TrainingFolks, developed and established a Senior Leadership Academy (SLA).  SLA provides an incentive for Inspectors who are interested in developing their skills to support a well planned, consistent and cost effective succession strategy for leadership positions at ESA.
The Academy provides interested Inspectors with training that prepares them to move into Senior Inspector positions and front line supervision roles, which play a critical role in the successful implementation of ESA’s Harm Reduction Strategy. The SLA provides participants with the skills and full formal mentoring, designed to support these priorities and the organization.

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