InSync Training's founder Jennifer Hofmann, and guest bloggers from throughout the training industry, author Getting InSync, an active conversation focused on connecting, collaborating and succeeding in the modern classroom.

Why Sales Trainings Fail and How to Prevent It

Posted by Brigg Patten

Jul 27, 2017 1:19:56 PM

It’s a fact that as robotic and AI technology continues to improve, many human jobs will be replaced by machines. There are few areas in business that are safe from such a threat including the sales force. Why Sales Trainings Fail 07272017.jpg

Person-to-person contact between the sales department and their clients is still a vital business link. But with the coming age of robotic devices that speak and even use logical reasoning, it’s important that the types of employee training needed to face this competition be utilized.

Unfortunately, statistics show that companies in general do a fairly poor job of training. The ES Research Group claims that their studies show that only 10 to 15% of the information given out during sales training sessions has a lasting impression beyond 120 days.

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Topics: Modern Learning

Rah! Rah! Rah! Training is More Like Cheerleading Than Coaching

Posted by Viqui Dill

Jul 25, 2017 12:24:47 PM

Some folks talk about training as “coaching." I think they have the metaphor wrong. Coaching means developing skills within a team by repetitive drilling and motivating them using a combination of respect and fear. Real training is nothing like that. Real training is more like cheerleading than coaching. Modern Learning professionals

Engage the Players (Learners)

So I’m standing in a conference room with my trusty slide deck and handouts, looking out at the other folks in the room for my training. My position looks like it’s up front but really I’m on the sidelines. The real action will be with those learners.

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Topics: Modern Learning

Make Sense of Modern Learning with Course Maps

Posted by Katelind Hays

Jul 20, 2017 1:15:00 PM

Training Magazine Network Recap

2017 July Week3 The Modern Learner Course Map_NEWS.jpgBlended learning, a once sufficient term, no longer describes the responsibility of our training programs. No live formal learning event will stand alone ever again. And tacking on additional “homework” after the lesson ends doesn’t count as blended learning. Our modern learners and organizations expect more.

How do we bring together all of the lessons, activities, and resources included in our modern learning instructional designs? More importantly, though, how do we bring these elements together in a way that clearly defines the program for our learners?

Jennifer Hofmann shared her solution during Training Magazine Network’s live online Masters Series. In the spirit of perpetual learning, this blog will detail her proven approach.

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Topics: Modern Learning, Modern Blended Learning, Course Maps

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