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Reading – Will this be on the test?

“The test, of course, offers nothing but downside. No extra credit, just points marked off. The test is the moment where you must conform to standards, to say what is expected of you. Perhaps a better question is, “Will this be in the Playbill?” The Playbill is the little program they hand out before the…

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Reading – 7 presentation tips from the 2015 world champion of public speaking

These are really good. As a trainer, the one I liked the best was the last tip: Visualize rather than memorize your speech. If you try memorizing your speech word by word, your performance will suffer, Qahtani said. He likes to visualize a map of certain points in his speech that he fills in during…

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Thoughts from ILTACON – Intel Compute Stick

¬†One of the other sessions I was able to drop in on was conducted by Patrick DiDomenico from the LawyerKM blog. Patrick’s session was all about new tech gadgets, and it was pretty interesting. One thing that I had not heard of prior to the session, was the Intel Compute Stick. Basically, it a computer…

Trainers Bad Habits

Lots of really good comments about the things we may do as trainers, that make students crazy over in the LinkedIn Training Managers group. If you’re a trainer, you should go check it out. I won’t say that I agree with every comment, but there are definitely some things in the discussion to keep in…