Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 31


KNOW
YOUR
PURPOSE
Toward what higher purpose
are you working? What gets you
up in the morning? If you are a
trainer or instructional designer,
what impact will your course or
lesson have on the success of the
participants or your company?
These are some of the questions
you should ask yourself as
you prepare to create
or deliver training.

ENTHUSIASM IS
THE FUEL THAT
FIRES THE ENERGY
IN THE CLASSROOM.
the participants? The answers to these
questions define the course's purpose.
Knowing the purpose of the training
shows you, the training professional,
the reasons your contributions are so
important to the learners.

FUELING THE FIRE
Purpose alone, however, is not enough.
In order to have the passion of the sand
salesman, you must have enthusiasm
as well. Enthusiasm is the fuel that
fires the energy in the classroom. In
Norman Vincent Peale's bestselling book

"Enthusiasm Makes the Difference," he
notes that as adults, we must work to
develop the enthusiasm that comes so
naturally to children.
We must continually remind ourselves
of the honor that we hold as trainers
who have the ability to improve people's
lives. Think about the many times you've
received appreciative comments from
your learners about how your work
changed them.
A clear understanding of purpose paired
with enthusiasm will propel your training
to the next level. Let your passion for your

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In "Connecting Happiness
and Success," Ray White stresses
the importance of knowing your
purpose as it relates to how you
will make a difference to others
and to the world. Strive to
articulate the positive impact
and importance of the training
content. For example, consider
how mastering new computer
software will help individuals
become more efficient and
achieve business goals.
Possible outcomes include
higher levels of personal
success, improved customer
service and greater profitability.

topic come through in your voice and
movements. Enthusiasm is infectious,
and before you know it, your classroom
will be alive with energy. This passion will
result in many benefits, including greater
engagement and a more enjoyable
experience for both participants and
instructor. Remember the lesson from the
sand salesman, and let your passion show
in the classroom.
Jack Landry has more than 20 years of
experience in the training profession, during
which he has trained more than 1,000
aspiring trainers in T3 programs. Email Jack.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016

Perspectives
Table of Contents
The Outcome of Engagement
Learning Outcomes: We Are Products of our Environment
Step Back and Disengage to Learn
Have Your Millennials Checked Out?
Performance versus Training: It Isn't Always a Training Issue
Mindfulness: A Critical Success Factor
Creating the Ideal Learning Environment
Passion in the Classroom: Can You Be a Sand Salesman?
The Leader as the Facilitator: How to Effectively Lead Knowledge Workers
Interaction Psychology: Why Characters, Clicks, Points and Badges Don't Translate
Learning Effectiveness by Design
Four Ways to Increase Learner Engagement
Open Badges: Reimagining the credential space
Bridging the Disconnect with Learners From Other Cultures
From Where I Sit
L&D’s Role in Moving the Needle on Employee Engagement
Deploying an After-Training Program
9 Ways to Get Business Leaders to Buy-in to Your Learning Efforts
Engaging Content Delivery for Coding Training
Company News
What's Online
Training Talk
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Intro
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Cover1
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Cover2
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Perspectives
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 5
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 6
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 7
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 8
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - The Outcome of Engagement
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 10
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Learning Outcomes: We Are Products of our Environment
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 12
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Step Back and Disengage to Learn
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 14
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Have Your Millennials Checked Out?
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Performance versus Training: It Isn't Always a Training Issue
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 17
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 18
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 19
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Mindfulness: A Critical Success Factor
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 21
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 22
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 23
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Creating the Ideal Learning Environment
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 25
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 26
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 27
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Passion in the Classroom: Can You Be a Sand Salesman?
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 29
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 30
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 31
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 32
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - The Leader as the Facilitator: How to Effectively Lead Knowledge Workers
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 34
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 35
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Interaction Psychology: Why Characters, Clicks, Points and Badges Don't Translate
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 37
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 38
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 39
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Learning Effectiveness by Design
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 41
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 42
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 43
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Four Ways to Increase Learner Engagement
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 45
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 46
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 47
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Open Badges: Reimagining the credential space
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 49
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Bridging the Disconnect with Learners From Other Cultures
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 51
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - From Where I Sit
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Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 54
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - L&D’s Role in Moving the Needle on Employee Engagement
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 56
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Deploying an After-Training Program
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 9 Ways to Get Business Leaders to Buy-in to Your Learning Efforts
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - 59
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Engaging Content Delivery for Coding Training
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - Company News
Training Industry Magazine - Fall 2016 - What's Online
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