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5 L&D Trends to Watch in 2023

5 L&D Trends to Watch in 2023 – This is a good article by our friend Eric Girard. I am especially interested in helping leaders grow in Trend 5.

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You’re Not Selfish for Putting Yourself First

You’re Not Selfish for Putting Yourself.
When you are working, there is a lot of pressure on you to perform. It can be stressful and tiring. During these times, you need to take care of yourself and your family. When you do it, how do you do it? […]

Thank You

Thankfulness is a manager power skill

One of the most important traits and a skill that EVERY manager should possess is thankfulness. It gives you an opportunity to show your customers, employees, partners, and vendors that you appreciate them.

It’s something we should practice every day – with everyone we come across – because it makes people feel good about themselves and what they do for others. […]


LAP 7 – Speaker Follow Up

We have put together a list of our speaker LinkedIn profiles for you to reach out, stay connected, and for speakers to share ideas and information, and content. […]

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5 ways to boost your likeability

Whether or not it’s conscious, the truth is that people want to be liked. And if you’re not likeable, it’s going to affect your relationships—especially in the workplace.

Here are five ways to boost your likeability


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Technology and the Human Connection

The workplace is becoming more virtual, with many employees working from home. With technology at our fingertips, we can connect with colleagues and teams worldwide. However, human connection is what makes a relationship work. Teamwork, […]


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Learnapalooza 8 - The future of Learning - will be on held on October 8th, 2023, in Seattle, WA.

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Amy Petricek, Manager of Learning Design at Tableau

Learnapalooza is a conference that you do not want to miss out on! I have

Eric Girard, Owner, Girard Training Solutions

I heard about Learnapalooza the summer of 2020 when my family and I were getting

Rob Anderson, Instructional Design Manager – GoDaddy

My team and I attended Learnapalooza 2018. The event was fast-paced, energizing and chock full