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What Support Methods are Best for Training

May 23, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Building a Complete Training Framework: Different Support Methods for Training

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework. If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

In a prior message we talked about using ongoing training and follow-up to lock in those great ideas we saw at a conference or training … Read the rest

How to Get the Most From Training: Weeding Out Bad Apples

May 21, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Building a Complete Training Framework: Weeding out the Bad Apples

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

“One bad apple spoils the bunch” as the old saying goes.

And one bad apple can destroy your training. And there seems to be two … Read the rest

Giving You One of My Secrets to Success

May 20, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

The Six Group

People love success. I love working with successful people.

Success begets success.

So how do I work with other successful people in a way that brings more success?

Enter The Six Group

The Six Group is a concept by Dawnna St. Louis.

Essentially we have a group of up to six people and we focus on … Read the rest

How to Create Content From Work You Are Already Doing

May 19, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

What you are watching (How I am building content).

Many of you have been reading my blog or getting my business planning tips for some time.

Let me pull back the curtain and show you what I’ve been doing lately and what will continue.

Maybe you’ll find this interesting or maybe, just maybe, it’ll help you.

As you know I … Read the rest

Could Adding Some Certainty Change Your Training?

May 18, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Building a Complete Training Framework:  How Structure Creates Certainty

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

One of the biggest issues with training and one of the biggest complaints we often hear is a lack of certainty. Quite simply people want to … Read the rest

How the Do Business Effectively(TM) Pyramid Can Change Your Training Forever

May 17, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Building a Complete Training Framework:  How to use the Do Business Effectively() Pyramid to Improve Your Training Results

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

The Do Business Effectively() Pyramid is a powerful tool for putting your training in the right order … Read the rest

How Can The Word “Why” Reduce Burnout?

May 16, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout:  Getting a Why

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout if its a bigger issue in your organization.***

“Why” is an interesting word.

Bill walks into Mike’s office and Mike asks a simple question, “why didn’t the order get to the customer on time?”

What’s happening … Read the rest

Fixing Burnout By Building a New Muscle

May 15, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout:  Saying “No”

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout if its a bigger issue in your organization.***

When we work with professionals that are “burned out” or with leaders with teammates that are “burned out” one of the common issues that comes up is the ability … Read the rest

Are you allowing your team members to dream?

May 14, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout: Making Dreams OK

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout.***

One recurring issue we see when working with clients on burnout is that a lot of times the person with burnout feels stuck (we notice this whether we are working directly with the person with burnout … Read the rest

How does a new product evolve? Does this give you some ideas?

May 13, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

How does a new product come into being?

Well it depends.

But let me tell you about the evolution of one of my products because I suspect it might spur some ideas for you in your business.

For a long time I’ve known my expertise is to help folks to Do Business Effectively().  But as you know, different clients come … Read the rest