By John Tomlinson
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Trainer Tools is a podcast for L&D professionals. In each episode a professional trainer shares their favourite training tools and tips. Hosted by Learning and Development Consultant John Tomlinson.
||CleanHow to build an organisational learning ecosystem||As I get older, wiser, more knowledgeable, more skilled ... and more impatient, ... OK, and more stroppy, I am increasingly dissatisfied with the idea ...||30 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExcuses, excuses …||This isn't a podcast, it's just me making excuses for not having finished editing this month's cast ... plus, a short explanation as to why ...||15 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe before and after: how to deliver a training programme where everyone wins||Despite our best efforts, our thorough preparation, and our fantastic facilitation, sometimes training programmes don't go as well as we hope. Sometimes people turn up ...||14 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIf you’re not aware of your unconscious bias, you’re holding yourself back||Hi I'm John, and I'm biased. I am not the only one. You are too. In fact all human beings are born with a set of biases ...||14 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSDI in learning and development: what it means and how to use it||I have found SDI (Strengths Deployment Inventory) to be a really valuable tool in leadership development, despite my being a skeptical curmudgeon about most of ...||14 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho’s afraid of SMART objectives? You don’t need to be||I've never been a big fan of SMART objectives. I accept there is wisdom in the acronym, but I think the process tends to eclipse ...||31 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe secrets of accelerated learning: what’s your objective?||A few months ago we chatted with Krystyna Gadd about her Five Secrets of Accelerated Learning, and in this podcast we drill down into the ...||16 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransactional Analysis for trainers (part two): understanding transactions||In this episode of the Trainer Tools podcast, I welcome back Garry Platt to continue discussions on his specialist subject: Transactional Analysis. Transactional Analysis, or TA, ...||15 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTT Shorts: The Family Game: a fun way to split into groups and create energy||It's been a while since we did a short episode and I've had this one in the can for a while, so I thought I'd ...||1 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTraining can be a tough and lonely business - so look after yourself!||The life of a training facilitator is not as glamorous as it might seem to the casual observer. There's a lot of travel, but that just ...||14 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWant to see performance transformation from your training? Do action planning!||Time is running out and you've got so much more content to squash in to the training course ... what can you do? Easy, just ...||15 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo we plan too much? The role of improvisation in training delivery||I am not the world's best at planning, and probably wouldn't rank very highly at following a plan either. I've often felt that this was a ...||14 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to create an effective training evaluation strategy||Evaluation is the most neglected part of the LD cycle. My guess is that this is because most people in LD prefer to be in training ...||14 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to write your own stories and use storytelling for teambuilding||Stories are the oldest and best way of passing on information in an engaging and memorable way.They are a key tool in learning, and a ...||14 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFive secrets of accelerated learning (part two)||Accelerated learning is a term that is oft heard, but not oft understood, and even less oft applied effectively.It's not just about playing some music, ...||14 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFive secrets of accelerated learning (part one)||Accelerated learning is a term that is oft heard, but not oft understood, and even less oft applied effectively.It's not just about playing some music, ...||14 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing social networks to reinforce learning||With so much great content available freely online, why would anyone bother paying for a training course? It's almost like people can go round learning ...||14 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTT Shorts: The Paper Tower: a quick and simple teambuilding tool||In this short extra episode of the Trainer Tools podcast series, I talk to Seema Sarawgi about a simple but effective technique she uses in ...||28 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to run an activity based assertiveness workshop||Some things come up again and again in learning needs analyses, whatever the organisation, whatever the circumstances, and "assertiveness skills" (or something similar) is one ...||14 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPractical approach to fun and effective teambuilding events||Many managers are keen to create great teams, and there's no better way to do this than ask someone from the training department to come ...||14 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
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I really like this podcast, as a trainer on the road a lot, it’s good to hear ideas and intelligent conversation about L&D. Some episodes are better than others, but then that’s to be expected. Keep it up!
This is a great idea for trainers, thanks for sharing!
Have listened to quite a few of these now - love the use of experts and the nuggets that come out of these podcasts