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The Accidental Trainer is an ATD podcast, sponsored by GP Strategies, featuring bimonthly interviews with industry experts who share stories and tips about how to grow your training career. Hosted by Lisa Spinelli, The Accidental Trainer covers trends, strategies, and actionable information for talent development professionals.

Jul 29, 2020

Author, doctor and speaker on the brain science of success Britt Andreatta joins us for this fact-packed episode of The Accidental Trainer. She discusses priming and episodic memory and why trainers need to know these important aspects of memory. We also talk about why all learning and development professionals need a...


Jul 15, 2020

Research-based consultant and speaker Will Thalheimer joins us for a very informative episode on effective presentation science and delivering learning online. We cover how trends like emotion-based learning might be over-emphasized, going beyond the four levels of learning evaluation and entering into the...


Jul 1, 2020

Dr. James D. Kirkpatrick, co-owner and senior consultant of the Kirkpatrick Partners, joins The Accidental Trainer podcast for this episode. Jim discusses how trainers can hold managers accountable and work with learner supervisors to ensure three and four level evaluations are being implemented properly...


Jun 17, 2020

ROI Institute Chairman Jack Phillips and CEO Patti Phillips join us for a discussion on measuring training programs' return on investment (ROI). We talk about how they entered the field, the importance of the bottom line in ROI, and how to select which programs need an in-depth ROI analysis.

 

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ROI Institute


Jun 3, 2020

ATD author and former performing artist Rance Greene joins us for this episode of The Accidental Trainer to discuss how to pick the right story for your learners. He also relays why it's important to stick with your strengths and give it all you've got. 

 

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Instructional Story Design, by Rance Greene (ATD...