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How to Transform Training Data into Actionable Intelligence

What are you doing with your training data? How are you using the information gathered post-training to continuously improve your organization’s employee training programs? In this article you'll learn more about transforming your training data into Actionable Intelligence and creating organizational change.

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5 Quick Facts About Training Reinforcement

More than 90% of the information taught during your employee training is forgotten within two weeks. For training to be most effective, it has to be reinforced over an extended period of time after your training has ended. But what exactly does training reinforcement entail? Here are five quick facts about training reinforcement. 

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3 Reasons Why Sales Training Fails

It's all too common: Your business invests in a new sales workshop or training program that is supposed to deliver lasting impact, yet you don't see the promised results. Explore the top three reasons why trainings programs fail and how to shift the outcomes. Sales workshops tend to fail for the same reasons. This is actually good news for businesses, who can learn to avoid mistakes in upcoming trainings. The top reasons that workshops and training programs fail include:

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How to Use Your Post-Training Data

When I talk to clients, they often ask me to measure everything. “To measure is to know”, they say. In 9 out of 10 conversations I have to stop the client to ask what they want to measure. Learn how to optimize your Mindmarker reinforcement program by turning the data found in our Analytical tool into Actionable Intelligence to improve your training.

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Top 3 Reasons Leadership Training Fails

Since 2010, investments in leadership training have grown significantly, now surpassing $14 billion in the US alone. However, despite these increased expenditures, 86% of global HR and business leaders still say that leadership development remains a top issue for their organizations.

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Understanding the Five Gaps of Reinforcement

Just because participants have undergone training doesn’t mean they are prepared to immediately change their behavior as a result. In fact, lack of consistent reinforcement after completing a training program or learning course is one of the main reasons why so many teachings fail to stick.

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Forgetting, Remembering & Applying

Important or not, forgetting something often causes people to question what is wrong with their memory, but in reality almost everyone has had an experience with forgetting something. Whether it is as simple as misplaced keys or as unnerving as walking into a classroom with no memory that a major test was scheduled, forgetting is very common. 

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