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John Tomlinson
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Great conversation with writer and trainer Paul Tizzard about his approach to using icebreakers at the start of training courses
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Nice post on change management and how to overcome barriers (which is really what change management is actually all about)
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A quick and easy accelerated learning technique to kick off a change management training session or workshop - Trainer Tools podcast
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Podcast with Garry Platt on using Transactional Analysis in training - this is the first part that talks about Ego States
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A Trainer Tools podcast about how to use stories and anecdotes on training courses to help illustrate learning, establish credibility, and build engagement and rapport. Hope you enjoy it!
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Really useful podcast for trainers and L&D types - active reviewing technique to get more training room activities
Debriefing training activities is so important. The debrief is where the learning is explicitly discussed and related back to whatever models and theories are being used. It's where people reflect ...
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Post about the idea of "flipped classrooms" and how we might overcome the silly name and apply the useful aspects of the idea
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A short podcast sharing a quick and easy tool for a teambuilding event
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Really useful discussion for trainers, facilitators and L&D professionals, on how to maximise the learning opportunities from training activities.
Debriefing training activities is so important. The debrief is where the learning is explicitly discussed and related back to whatever models and theories are being used. It's where people reflect ...
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Podcast for trainers wanting to improve how they deliver - use of stories to help building credibility and engagement, and to illustrate learning and create discussion
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Good article on work-life balance (sharing this from the office at 6pm!)
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Great post by Shirley Gaston
Pipeline is absolutely my favourite and most used experiential exercise because of its versatility and the way it never fails to create a high-energy environment with maximum involvement and laughter.For those of you who are not sure what the exercise entails, you can see a short video here http://www.metalogtools.co.uk/en_gb/pipeline.html. Basically, it involves usually 3 pieces of pipe and one ball per team and they work together to transport t...
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Specialist in Learning & Development (and Change Management).

I love writing and audio, and am a keen blogger and podcaster.

Host of the Trainer Tools podcast (trainer-tools.com), a podcast to share effective training tools and tips across the L&D community.
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