From the Principal's Pen

Focus on Excellence to Level the Playing Field

From the Principal's Pen

A hundred and twenty five students had trained for this day. Inspired by 'Castle and Sun' by Paul Klee. Last week, the stage leveled the playing field for a diverse group of students.

What’s In a Name?

From the Principal's Pen

My point is simply that when we talk about diversity and work hard to train people to be culturally competent, we forget that acknowledging others as individuals might just be a great first step. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” ” . — Shakespeare (Romeo & Juliet). Ah, but I beg to differ from the famous bard.

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It’s Hiring Time!

From the Principal's Pen

Each year, I talk to student teachers who train at my school, to give them an idea of the hiring process. It’s summer time and principals are getting ready to fulfill one of their most important tasks – hiring teachers for their teams. There is something exciting about this process. It is as much a time to reflect on who we are, what we stand for and what we want to accomplish as it is about adding a new team member.

“It’s not a better way, it’s a different way.” – Dr. Raymond Terrell

From the Principal's Pen

I had just graduated from college and was beginning my training in special education. I remember standing outside Churchgate Station in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, waiting to meet a friend. It was 1986. I was new to Bombay – a BIG city teeming with life. Perhaps being on my own for the first time made the city seem bigger, but maybe not! I stood opposite Churchgate, facing it and watching a sea of human beings cross the road.

Training Still Matters

Joseph Lalonde

But finally, the third thing I’d have to say that contributes to remarkable guest experiences is… training! Even if you have amazing people on your team, they still need to be trained. Continue Reading… The post Training Still Matters appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

Why Training is Always Pushed Down the Priority List

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Why Training is Always Pushed Down the Priority List appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development training budgetIt happens over and over. There is a call to cut the budget.

Improve Sales by Training the Sales Staff on Your Products and Services

Women on Business

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6 Kinds of Training Successful Companies Offer Their Employees

Linked 2 Leadership

The post 6 Kinds of Training Successful Companies Offer Their Employees appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Future Leadership Issues Leading & Developing Other Leaders Professional Development Technology & Leadership company trainings Customer Service Leadership Training technical trainingThe most valuable asset any company has is its employees. Without them, the company’s goals will never be achieved. And you shouldn’t take your employees for granted.

Building Skills After Training

Kevin Eikenberry

We host workshops and training sessions across the country and all throughout the year and we often get this question: How can I consistently apply what I learned here in the workshop back in my job and the real world?

How to Create a Training Plan for your Employees

Women on Business

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Training the Mind

Coaching Tip

In the broadest sense, it is any method used to train the mind or to achieve a special state of consciousness. " Meditation " is hard to define, because the word can apply to so many things.

Secure Tools and Training

Michael Lee Stallard

#94 Secure Tools and Training. Be sure to get people the tools and training they need to do their work well. The post Secure Tools and Training appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

If Your Training Isn’t Working.

Kevin Eikenberry

When you mention training to people, they have one of three reactions. The post If Your Training Isn’t Working. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development training resultsThey love it. They hate it. They have a love/hate relationship with it. You would probably assume that given the nature of my business that I would fall in the first category. Not so fast. Because we work with people in all three […].

No Formal Leadership Training? No Problem!

Lead Change Blog

Somehow, I’d achieved a position of authority (and a board seat) without any formal training. Photo Copyright: <a href=’[link] / 123RF Stock Photo</a> The post No Formal Leadership Training?

The Morning After: 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Ensure Your Training Sticks

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like most managers, you’ve left more than one training program with good intentions, only to fall back into old behaviors. So how do you make the training stick? . 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Ensure Your Training Sticks.

6 Reasons Your Training Program Isn’t Working

Let's Grow Leaders

JoAnne continued, “Just like that scene, this is bigger than a training issue isn’t it?” Now we can clear the decks of a few things and ensure the support structure is in place so the training will work.” ” call comes in, it’s not about the training.

Anyone Can Train Themselves to be a Highly Effective Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

The good news is that with the right mindset and level of willingness, along with some hard work and an overarching structure that works, you too can hurdle your own barriers and train yourself to be a highly effective leader.

Human Resources for the 21st Century: Hiring and Training

Women on Business

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When Training and Coaching Fail

Lead Change Blog

Robert Dilts ’ concept of “Logical Levels” is a helpful framework for understanding why training or coaching sometimes falls short. They can augment capabilities through training and coaching.

Training vs. Learning: do you want to train? Or have someone learn?

Strategy Driven

Training successfully educates only those who are predisposed to the new material. The problem isn't the value of information or the eagerness of the learner: It's a problem with both the training model itself and the way learners learn. A training program potentially generates obstacles, such as when: learners are happy with their habitual behaviors and don't seek anything new, fear they might lose their historic competency, the new material unconsciously opposes long-held beliefs.

Seven Reasons New Supervisor Training Will Improve Your Organizational Results

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Seven Reasons New Supervisor Training Will Improve Your Organizational Results appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development bud to boss new supervisor training

Train Your Replacement… Not Your Clone!

General Leadership

An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual. The post Train Your Replacement… Not Your Clone! Guest Posts Communication Landreth Leadership Planning training

Now THIS Is What I Mean By “Advanced” Training

Crossderry Blog

We’ve had a ton of discussions with clients after the Project Management Institute (PMI)announcement that it would soon demand business and leadership training from its certification holders. Knowledge and Skill Gaps : These are items that were simply missed in previous training or need formal reinforcement. As always, if your organization would like discuss these ideas and how it will impact your project management training curriculum, please use the contact form below.

“Train as we work” — National Disaster Medical System

Crossderry Blog

In case you needed more nudging, check out slides 7 and 8: “Full Context, Full Speed Training” and “Train as we Fight (Work).” Filed under: Simulation , Training. Simulation Training It seems like simulation and practice is in the air these days.

Leadership Training Begins in the Home

Ron Edmondson

In your church, my church, and indeed most churches, there is a crying need for trained, humble, and passionate leaders. Child training is really a misnomer; it should be called parent training. The post Leadership Training Begins in the Home appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

Why Parenting Is the Best Leadership Training

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Life Balance Values-Based Leadership leadership Leadership Training parenthood Paresh Shah Being a dad is way harder than being an effective leader at work. After all, you don’t get to pick your kids from a pool of candidates, and you certainly can’t fire them.

The Importance of Corporate Training Quantified [Infographic]

Women on Business

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Say Yes to Training: How to Get Approval for Your Development

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Say Yes to Training: How to Get Approval for Your Development appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development influence training investmentsIf you are reading this, I think I know something about you.

Read This Before You Attend Your Next Training Session

Kevin Eikenberry

Dear Learner, I don’t know why the training is on your calendar. Maybe you’d rather go to training than be at your desk. Maybe training means a chance to get away from home for a day or two. [.]. Leadership Learning trainingMaybe you are being told to go. Maybe you don’t even really know what it is about.

What makes great training?

Talent Technologies

What makes great training? Those of you who have been on training courses in the past will know that not all training is the same. This statement may sound like the blindingly obvious, a truism, but. Read more on the Talent Technologies website. Communication

Just Announced: Magnetic Leadership Training Opportunity in Chicago

C-Level Strategies

They have enough space to open up the program to the public, and because they’re handling overhead the price per person for two full days of leadership training, simulations and coaching is just $995! Lisa providing leadership coaching to Magnetic Leadership participants.

What if You Ran Toward the Train

Leadership Freak

I’ve been thinking about the metaphor of the train coming down the track. Hi David, I’d ask how your week is going but it’s probably like most weeks you have, crazy-busy. If you… Continue reading → Success Leadership Development

10 Ways To Know You Need to Revamp Your Employee Training

Linked 2 Leadership

Current research shows that spending on employee training is rising at a rapid rate. The post 10 Ways To Know You Need to Revamp Your Employee Training appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Leadership vs. Management Leading & Developing Other Leaders corporate training education leadership mangement

Training Isn’t Dead – But it Should Be

N2Growth Blog

on employee training. More than 25% of those dollars are spent on “Leadership Training.&# Here’s the thing – when it comes to leadership, the training industry has been broken for years. Training focuses on technique – Development focuses on talent.

Summer (training) camp

Bud to Boss

The summer sessions of our Bud to Boss Training Camp might not include archery lessons, but the two-day events are packed with information relevant to new supervisors. Training Camp locations: San Francisco, CA: June 13 & 14. Already attended a Bud to Boss Training Camp?

Seven Reasons Why Training Doesn’t Produce the Desired Results (and What You Can Do About It)

Kevin Eikenberry

On any given day in corporate meeting rooms and hotel spaces around the world, training is taking place. And unfortunately, a large percentage of that training won’t get the results that were hoped for when the dollars were spent and the time was placed on people’s calendars.

How I Became A Leader Without Any Formal Training

Lead Change Blog

I don’t doubt that Apple has invested considerable time and expense in leadership training for Lynch, but if he is, as I suspect, a somewhat more reserved guy (certainly, far more so than the late Steve Jobs), I understand exactly what he’ll have gone through to reach his current position.

Why Homogeneous Training Is Killing Your Leadership Development

The Leadership Advisor

So many companies and organizations have seen the value of training and development. While many organizations still proudly wave the banner of training and development for leadership, there is an unsaid internal frustration with its efficacy.

5 Productivity Pitfalls Learned From Marathon Training

Ron Edmondson

Here are 5 Productivity Pitfalls Learned From Marathon Training: Prior to my 40th birthday I decided I wanted to run a full marathon. I found a training regimen, stuck to it and successfully completed my first 26.2 I rationalized training less.

10 Ways to Make Sure Training Sticks

Great Leadership By Dan

This question from Sheryl : “My staff and I have been trained on different communication and learning styles. Great question, and good for Sheryl for recognizing what usually happens after being training in a new skill and wanting to proactively do something about it. Here are 10 tips for making sure new habits stick after a training program: 1. That’s why it’s always good to build in practice time in a training program, in a safe environment, to try out new skills.