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ATD Accidental Trainer is an ATD podcast, sponsored by Over Drive, 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 20, 2020

President and founder of Peloton Coaching and Consulting, Michael O'Brien talks about how to gain leadership buy-in for your learning programs as well as finding your uniqueness. By relating his unique path and experiences, including a nearly crippling bike accident, Michael shows how to shift your perspective and...

May 13, 2020

Associate Director of Credentialing at ATD Holly Batts breaks down the changes in the new APTD and CPTD (formerly CPLP) tests and how to best prepare for the exams. Holly answers many of your frequently asked questions in this episode and announces big news about a pilot package. 



ATDCI Pilot Program


May 6, 2020

Prolific author, CEO, and management research guru Bruce Tulgan joins us to discuss why it's important to know your audience before you get on the mic or in front of a training room. He relays research his firm has conducted over the last 27 years on generational differences in learners while also informing us...