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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.

Jan 25, 2023

Monique Russell, founder of Clear Communication Solutions, joins the podcast to discuss how to cultivate your public speaking skills. She shares her public speaking framework and its interconnected relationship with emotional intelligence. Monique reveals techniques to enhance any conversation or speaking opportunity...


Jan 11, 2023

Cindy Huggett, virtual training expert and consultant, joins us on the podcast to discuss the evolving role of virtual trainers to learning experience facilitators. We chat about the mindset shift all trainers and facilitators need to make, how to reframe your relationship with technology, and various strategies to...


Dec 21, 2022

Jake Gittleson, Senior Expert of Learning Design at McKinsey & Company and Co-Host of the Learning Geeks podcast, joins ATD Accidental Trainer to share a modern approach to apprenticeship. We discuss how to use cognitive apprenticeship for everyday learning and Jake describes how to create a culture that encourages...


Dec 7, 2022

JD Dillon, chief learning officer at Axonify and founder of LearnGeek,  joins Accidental Trainer to share how L&D teams can support their workplace through disruption. We discuss several topics inspired by his new book, The Modern Learning Ecosystem, including: how a mindset shift is the critical first step to...


Nov 23, 2022

This week, Shannon Martin, former director of communications at Podbean, joins Accidental Trainer to discuss the growing popularity of podcasting. Shannon shares how podcasting is changing the L&D landscape and why you should jump on the trend if you haven’t already. Tune in for tips on how to get started,...