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    6 Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Training

    April 11, 2012 Posted by : Tim Hagen
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    6 Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Training

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    Training our staff can be expensinve, and time consuming.  Protect your investment by reinforcing the training.  Below are 6 easy ways to provide training reinforcment for your staff.

    1. Role play between 2 employees, with or without managers present. Training will have a better impact when followed up with immeadiate practice.

    2. OR  role play and have each participant write down 3 things they did well and 3 areas tha could use improvement. Schedule a follow-up role play session to see if improvment was made in weak areas and consistency in the strong areas.

    3. Facilitate group discussions about best practices.

    4. After attending a workshop or after a learning activity have employees email you 3 things they learned and how they will apply them to their day to day.

    5. Make an effort to look for and recognize when an employee attempts to apply a new skill. Take 30 seconds to give positive feedback to an employee utilizing a skill well from a previous training program.

    6. Have employees present 3 major benefits of a new product or service.

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    About Author

    Tim Hagen
    Tim Hagen

    Tim Hagen founded Progress Coaching, a Training Reinforcement Partner Company, in 1997. His entrepreneurial career began in college leading to positions in sales, sales management, and sales training for small and large corporations, and eventually ownership of several training companies. Tim is often a keynote speaker at companies teaching the value of coaching and conversations in the workplace. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on experience, academics, and innovative insight to solve the industry’s most common challenges specific to workplace performance. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and Training from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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