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

May 18, 2023

Lenny Grinberg, Director of Business Development and Account Management at RWS, joins the podcast to discuss why localization matters. He shares the differences between translation and localization and reveals the biggest mistake content creators make when it comes to translating content. Lenny offers his perspective on...

May 3, 2023

In this episode, Stella Lee, chief learning strategist at Paradox Learning, shares her take on the current landscape of AI. Stella provides strategic questions everyone should be asking as they evaluate AI and its evolving role in L&D and the future of work, predicts how L&D roles will change, and gives recommendations...

Apr 13, 2023

Megan Torrance, CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, joins the podcast to share how to get started with data and analytics.  Megan provides a framework for talent development professionals to archive, analyze, and act on workplace learning data, whether you are a beginner or a long-time data user.




Mar 30, 2023

Luke Hobson, Senior Instructional Designer and Program Manager at MIT xPRO, joins the podcast to share the value of blogging and why talent development professionals should leverage it in their work. He describes how blogging can help repackage content and how to implement it in organizations today. We also discuss the...

Mar 16, 2023

Betty Dannewitz, founder of ifyouaskbetty and immersive experience designer at Ken Blanchard Companies, joins us to discuss imposter syndrome. She shares her own personal experience and research on the topic as we chat about why it happens, the way it manifests, and strategies to defeat your “imposter monster”.