Podcast: Sales Training with the Brain in Mind – Mike Simmons, Co-Founder of Catalyst Sale

If you’re thinking that this topic is only for those of us who directly design and deliver sales training, think again! Every learning professional must “sell” content and target behaviors to be effective. My guest in this session is Mike Simmons, co-founder of Catalyst Sale, a full-service Sales Management Consultancy that builds Sales capability and capacity for organizations.

Podcast: Bruce Tulgan, Rainmaker Thinking

When we started our little podcast last year, many folks were very generous with their time and joined me in great conversations about learning, even though at the time our audience was very, very small. Now that it is starting to grow, I’m excited to bring back our very first guest, Bruce Tulgan, founder of Rainmaker Thinking, a research and management consulting firm, and author of the new book, Bridging the Soft Skills Gap.

Podcast: The Power of Cultural Competency with Lisa Fain

isa Fain is the Leadership Development Services’ Vice President and lead in diversity strategy, cross-cultural competency and conflict resolution at the Center for Mentoring Excellence. Her passion for diversity and inclusion work fuels her strong conviction that leveraging differences creates a better workplace and drives better business results.

Podcast: Jo Cook – The Future of Learning Technology

In her role as Deputy Editor of TrainingJournal (TJ) magazine and website, Jo Cook focuses her time on ground-breaking discussion webinars and speaking at events. TJ is the only independent, monthly print magazine in the UK for learning and development professionals and has 50 years’ experience with the best L&D thought leaders.

Podcast – Travis Waugh – The Future of Learning

Travis Waugh is an Instructional Technologist at Georgia Institute of Technology. In that role, he’s on the leading edge of learning technology, so he was a perfect guest to indulge my interests in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer-aided cognition, smart LMS systems and other exciting topics.

Podcast: Debbie Wooldridge, Founder and President of ttcinnovations

Debbie Wooldridge is a big idea person who founded ttcinnovations to help organizations improve their operations through effective training strategies and programs. I’ve had the pleasure to work with Debbie and her talented team on several major projects so I can attest to her passion and skill for providing engaging learning solutions. Debbie’s company has helped businesses enhance job performance, improve customer satisfaction, deliver business results and achieve their goals.