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5 Ways Adult Learning is Unique (and 7 tips to apply it to your corporate training)

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5 Ways Adult Learning is Unique (and 7 tips to apply it to your corporate training)

It can be easy to assume that the way individuals take in information is fairly consistent. However, have you ever considered how the dynamics of learning change as we age? Consider the strategies used to teach early elementary students, versus someone in high school. How is the classroom laid out? How is information delivered? What are the expectations of the students to help them learn?

Learn more about adult learning and empower yourself to deliver your training accordingly with our guide to adult learning theory.

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Get Your Participants Excited for Corporate Training with Our Tips

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Get Your Participants Excited for Corporate Training with Our Tips

Corporate training is typically considered a fact of working for an organization. It is fairly easy to justify the importance of soft skills training, as it is an actionable way to help your employees grow and meet organizational goals effectively.

But how to we get people excited for something that can sometimes be generalized as mundane like corporate training? It is possible, and being strategic with the marketing and promotion of your training workshops can make a huge impact on the success of your training workshops or training consultations as a whole.

Here are our tips on how to get your participants excited for corporate training.

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Foster a Positive and Productive Workspace with Our Tips and Tricks

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Foster a Positive and Productive Workspace with Our Tips and Tricks

Did you know that the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over the course of their life time? That is almost one third of your life (!!!). If you are working in the corporate world, this means spending a lot of time in one designated space. Whether it is a corporate office, a desk, a cubical, or a home office; your work space is a major part of your everyday life.

With this being said, it is important that your workspace is organized, comfortable, and conducive to being a happy and productive employee. When you look at your workspace, consider how it makes you feel. Content? Stressed? Productive? Comfortable? Motivated? It is likely a question we don’t ask ourselves often. But if you take some time to think about how your workspace can be optimized, you can boost your productivity and morale.

Here are our top categories with tips and tricks to consider when sprucing up your workspace.

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Nail Your Next Presentation with Our Top Ten Public Speaking Tips and Tricks

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Nail Your Next Presentation with Our Top Ten Public Speaking Tips and Tricks

Does the idea of public speaking make your skin crawl and your heart race? If this sounds familiar, you are not alone.

Glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking, affects approximately 75 percent of adults. The statistic is staggering when you consider how many jobs require public speaking skills, whether it’s to pitch a new idea, interact with the media/stakeholders, or even running an internal meeting.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. With a little preparation, the ability to deliver a great presentation can be game changing for your professional development and organization as a whole.

Effectively deliver your key messages and even influence behavior with our public speaking tips and tricks.

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Your Jargon Guide to the Corporate Training Industry

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Your Jargon Guide to the Corporate Training Industry

Corporate training is an ever-changing industry that is consistently evolving over time through changing circumstances and increases in technology. With that comes many terms and phrases to describe innovations and the latest trends. As global leaders in this industry, we at CTM have put together a glossary that defines some of the most common terms we use every day in hopes that you can better understand corporate training and its many nuances. We consulted CTM Sales Representatives Hailey Conley and Seth Rozee for the most relevant and commonly used industry lingo. Here is our Jargon Guide: Corporate Training Edition.

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