Don’t bulldoze your presentation. As a virtual and in-person trainer and Hall of Fame keynote speaker, I have certainly seen my share of virtual training sessions that have fallen flat. It is not necessarily a problem with the speaker, but with the speaker’s inability to change from the in-person dynamic to the smaller screen. At

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How important are the connections? Recently, I came across a website devoted to teaching, teachers and trainers. There is, of course, no end to those sites but as a virtual ethics trainer and ethics consultant, I am always desirous of learning more. An article that piqued my interest (by its title alone!) was “What I

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The Data Points Approximately four months into 2021, many corporations still don’t understand where we are going. We are between vaccinated and unvaccinated, open and closed, recovery and hesitation. We know that things are changing and that life will never be quite the same. Some feel that learning in 2020 was a blur and a

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Face-to-Face vs Virtual As we are slowly and cautiously emerging from the COVOID-19 pandemic, to hear people talk about virtual training, is almost to believe that businesses and nonprofits have somehow been doomed to learning in this manner. Virtual learning, believe it or not, has been shown to have been as effective, or even better

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Virtual Absurdity of 2020 Summed Up In Just Two Stories Two totally absurd stories came across my virtual desk this virtual morning that were simultaneously hilarious and sad, depending on your mood on any virtual day. The first story concerns “bookcases.” This is not code. Bookcases. Apparently, a big trend among expert virtual trainers, professors,

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7 Viewpoints When Deciding to Offer Trainings Remember reading about that ancient Greek leader Sisyphus? He was the man condemned to rolling a boulder uphill for eternity. Recently, I was reading an excellent piece on virtual training by business writer and training expert Laura Spawn entitled: “Deliver Virtual Training That Benefits Remote Employees and Businesses

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