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Use the “Keirsey Method” to Supercharge Your Training Program like a Performance Improvement Consultant (Interview)

Jay Orlin is currently consulting to corporations on performance improvement projects, especially curriculum design and development. He also offers workshops on team-building and building customer intimacy. In the past, he has managed training for Intel, Nortel, Tandem, Altera, and Philips Medical Systems. You can connect with him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jayorlin. Q. Thanks for joining […]

How Trainers Can Do Internal Marketing Like a Successful Sales & Marketing Pro (Interview)

Dan Hanssel is a Buffalo native and UB graduate. He has spent his marketing career in the telecommunications and IT industries. At GTE Airfone, Dan’s team grew sales from $37 Million to $226 Million in under 5 years. As VP Marketing and Sales at Utilicom Networks, he helped a start-up to raise a $100 Million […]

Effectively Teach via “Democratic Discussion” like a Professional Speaker from Boeing (Interview)

Loventrice Farrow works at Boeing as a HR communications specialist with over 20 years in HR and organizational development. She is a dissertation away from completing her PhD in Organizational Leadership. She can be reached via Linkedin and you can find out more about her experiences there. Q. Loventrice, with all the work you’re putting […]

Essential Resource for Workshop Instructors from an American Express Training Manager (Interview)

Remberto “Rem” Jimenez is Manager of Global Sales Training & Effectiveness in the Global Merchant Services organization at American Express. Primarily, Rem supports over 300 sales professionals in North America, and consults with sales enablement and learning professionals across the greater organization on topics ranging from sales skill development, sales and reporting tools and resources, […]

The Secret to Awesome Online Learning: Arizona State’s Dr. Carmean Tells All

Dr. Colleen Carmean works at Arizona State University as a Digital Knowledge Architect in the College of Public Programs. She became a Knowledge Architect after finishing her dissertation, which outlines how instructional design in the digital age is changing to focus on just-in-time learning, while just-in-case learning is headed out the door. Knowledge Architects will […]

Tech Expert Authors New Mobile Learning Book, Publisher Offers Giveaway (Interview)

[Editor’s note: McGraw-Hill Professional, the publisher of Gary’s new book, The Mobile Learning Edge: Tools and Technologies for Developing Your Teams, has offered to give away several books to our readers. Details after the article.] Gary Woodill is an independent emerging technologies analyst who works for a variety of clients in researching and planning for […]

Sales Manager Explains: No ROI, No Buy-In

Barry Braunstein, the current Regional Sales Manager at A2E Technologies, is a leader in embedded systems design services. He has over 30 years of sales, sales management, and marketing management experience in technical sales to both OEM’s and end-users for both large and smaller (start-up) companies such as Intel, Tektronix, Mentor Graphics, Wind River, and Digital […]

Web Design Consultant Makes the Case for Direct Marketing (book review)

Tiia Holder is a web design consultant for New York Life.  She designs and supervises the implementation of financial sites, which allows her to work closely with the project manager, product team, team leader and web developers of each project.  This involves complete understanding and the content must be appropriate interpreted with the user interface […]

A Book Review from McDonald’s Manager of Learning & Development

Robin Busse is the Manager of Learning and Development for the IT organization at McDonald’s Corporation in Oak Brook, IL. Her primary focus is the promotion of alignment between employee development activities and strategic business objectives. Inclusion, IT security, and project management are just some of the initiatives Robin is working on deploying as part […]

eLearning Consultant’s Trusty Guide to Using HTML in Web-Based Training (Interview)

Craig Weiss is the owner of E-Learn Info, which provides advisory services to eLearning vendors and individuals who are interested in eLearning solutions and services. He manages and is the author of the blog E-Learning 24/7, which many consider the leading business intelligence blog on eLearning. Starting in February 2011, he will be writing a […]

Veteran Trainer from McDonald’s U Describes The 2020 Workplace (Interview)

Dan Camp has been with McDonald’s for 22 years, starting as a crew person at 16 in Colorado, holding various management, supervisory and consulting positions, and most recently, leading a team running 21 company-owned restaurants in Las Vegas, including casino locations on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. As a training manager at McDonald’s Hamburger University […]

Star Trainer Recommends “Emotional Intelligence” and EQ for Effective Instruction (Interview)

Dr. Diane Hamilton is a professor and teaches bachelor-, master-, and doctoral-level courses for six online universities. She has a degree in Business Management and has more than 25 years of business- and management-related experience, specifically in the computer, software, pharmaceutical, corporate training, mortgage/lending, and real estate industries. She also writes, and her books cover […]