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    The Tell-Tail Signs Your Training Is A Success

    Wed,Apr 18,2012 @ 04:30 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    The Tell-Tail Signs Your Training Is A Success

    Training: intended for use during an introductory, learning, or transitional period. Training is a tool that is typically associated with improvement, and it has a variety of uses in the business world. Companies use it to make sure their employees know the features, advantages and benefits of the product they are selling. They can employ sales..

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    Is Multitasking Hurting Your Sales?

    Thu,Apr 12,2012 @ 04:30 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Is Multitasking Hurting Your Sales?

    Listening is a part of everyday life; amazingly few of us do a good job at it. The average person speaks between 160-200 words per minute, however our mind is capable of processing 4-5 times more information than that in the same length of time, making it very easy for us to begin thinking about other things. We live in a fast paced world where often we are..
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    3 Steps to Successful Sales Training

    Thu,Apr 12,2012 @ 02:00 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    3 Steps to Successful Sales Training 

    Sales training takes more than a one or two day workshop to be successful and effective. Training needs to be a process not an event.  The below 3 parts must be included to ensure that your training programs are effective and that the learning becomes sustainable.

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    Lessons Sustainable For Easy Training Reinforcement

    Thu,Apr 12,2012 @ 11:58 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Lessons Sustainable For Easy Training Reinforcement 

    Here is another easy and inexpensive training reinforcement method that we use for our clients. Remember there are many reasons training reinforcement programs are important, including increased returns on investment, increased retention of knowledge, increased sales from better-trained teams, etc. 

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    6 Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Training

    Wed,Apr 11,2012 @ 10:54 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    6 Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Training

    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.

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    3 Things NOT To Do When Coaching

    Tue,Apr 10,2012 @ 12:09 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    3 Things NOT To Do When Coaching

    We constantly talk about what to do when coaching but what about what NOT to do when coaching an employee? Whether you are coaching one or one hundred employees the process of coaching can become overwhelming and often, without realizing, you may veer off your intended path. Below are 3 things to avoid to keep your coaching on track. 
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    The 3 Point Training Strategy

    Wed,Apr 04,2012 @ 12:33 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    The 3 Point Training Strategy

    Recently, we were hired to help a company post-webinar. They wanted us to create follow-up material, from a live webinar that they attended, that would both engage their employees and leverage the training they had just received. An hour long webinar is packed full of information, and the company’s managers needed to understand how to take everything their employees..

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    Webinars: The Fast Track to Training

    Thu,Mar 29,2012 @ 08:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Webinars: The Fast Track to Training

    Picture this scene: an inside sales team is gathered in an office, taking notes and actively listening as a speaker gives a presentation about sales training…but the speaker cannot be seen. That’s because this group is listening to a webinar, the newest tool for speakers and businesses. Webinars let large amounts of people attend a single presentation from..

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    You Will Attract More Worker Bees By Coaching Than You Will By Managing

    Wed,Mar 28,2012 @ 03:51 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    You Will Attract More Worker Bees By Coaching Than You Will By Managing

    Coaching is about driving performance and demanding better performance but if we invest time (consciously) in the good things people WILL produce greater effort which leads to better performance. If we only focus on what people do wrong or not as well as we require this begs the question "will the employee continue to pursue..

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    What’s Your Training Worth Without Coaching?

    Mon,Mar 26,2012 @ 01:34 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    What’s Your Training Worth Without Coaching?  

    Training is in such a tail spin I LOVE IT. The days of "take my all day event for $250 a head" are finally leaving us. I love it because those events NEVER produce long-term measurable results. E-learning simply does not work when the courses are long and too generic to really hit home with learners. In today's fast paced social media driven world our..

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