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UPFRONT Focus FALL 2014 Vol. 24, No. 4 19 COVER STORY Creating a Foundation for Innovation Training By Carrie Schaal Fostering and building innovation is an important mission. Innovation may be hard to capture, but with the right approach, good things happen. 36 Podcasts: Delivering Information ELEARNING and Inspiration By Chris Grabowski A well-told tale can be an effective training tool, and podcasting is a good vehicle for sharing stories. When used effectively, listening leads to learning. 25 The Science of Learning: FEATURE ARTICLE Improving How We Train By Steven Just, Ed.D. Learning is a science that takes place throughout organizations. Having accurate data can help training leaders improve how we prepare our professionals. 28 Sustaining Learning, Driving FEATURE ARTICLE Results By David Fortanbary Training is a key element to business success, but only if the lessons learned become knowledge applied. Here are some approaches to help. 32 Training the Tenured: Engaging MEMBER SOLUTIONS Experienced Field-Based Staff By Dawn Brehm Training isn't only for the new hire. One of the biggest challenges we face is training the seasoned pro. In this issue, LTEN members share their best practices. FOCUS | FALL 2014 | 40 Leader-Led Learning: Developing LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Capabilities By Wendy Heckelman, Ph.D. In this age of tightened budgets, the responsibility for leadership development can be spread across the organization, creating leaders at all levels. Power 44 The Mobile of Virtual Coaching and Video SELLING SKILLS By Paul Short and Melyssa Plunkett-Gomez Coaching is a proven method to help sales people raise the bar. With mobile video and virtual options, coaching can be fast and frequent. MEDICAL & DIAGNOSTIC DEVICES 46 Diving Into Product Launches By Michael Hintz What role should training play in product launches? Some might want to swim clear, but if you dive right in, training can bring success to the surface. 7

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Focus Magazine - Fall 2014

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From the President: Recognizing Value (and Vice Versa)
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Guest Editor: On the Cutting Edge of Training and Technology
Front of the Room: The Presenter's Burden
Neuroscience: Learning, Disrupted
LTEN Conference Wrap-Up
Creating a Foundation for Innovation Training
The Science of Learning: Improving How We Train
Sustaining Learning, Driving Results
Member Solutions: Training the Tenured
Podcasts: Delivering Information and Inspiration
Leader-Led Learning: Developing Capabilities
The Power of Virtual Coaching and Mobile Video
Diving into Product Launches
Virtual How: Onboarding Training Programs
Member News
Ad Index
Focus Contacts
5 Questions with DJ Mitsch

Focus Magazine - Fall 2014