Choose the Best Learning Path

Robert Roche

How organizations, managers, and learners can maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the learning effort—for each individual. Read the full article by Senior Associate Ross Tartell at Training Magazine! 

Tony Panos

“CEOs and senior leaders are not immune from the challenges of difficult conversations. A senior position and title does not make it easier to have tough conversations, and often the impact of difficult conversations is magnified because of the leader’s position and title. A leader’s words and actions are closely scrutinized by subordinates, investors, and others.” Read this article by …

Manage Training Projects

Ross Tartell

Ross Tartell Published in Training Magazine, March/April 2018 Project management is a critical skill for the training profession. It enables us to create the solutions so critical to the success of the organizations we support. Download full article (PDF)

How Training Can Help with Ethical Behavior & Compliance

Ross Tartell

Ross Tartell Published in Training Magazine, January/February 2017 Creating an ethical and compliant organization requires a holistic approach that includes understanding the organization’s structure, culture, leadership, and learning methodologies. Download full article (PDF)

What to Look for When You Buy Training

Ross Tartell Training

Ross Tartell Published in “Training and Development Journal,” Volume 41, Issue 1, 1987. You have just finished your needs analysis. You have a good idea of your training strategy. Given the size of the target population, you decide to buy some training. The results of your training needs some analysis and your training strategy determine the type of training you will …

It’s All About the Manager

Ross Tartell Training

Ross Tartell Published in “Training” magazine, July/August 2013. How do corporations maximize the return on their training investment so they have the talent to successfully compete in the marketplace? Much of the answer lies with the manager/direct report relationship. Download full article (PDF) View the article on “Training” magazine’s website here

If “Culture” Is Key, How Can Training Help?

Ross Tartell Training

Ross Tartell Published in “Training” magazine, July/August 2014. Learning is an irreplaceable component in defining an organization’s culture to support the innovation, market adaptation, and employee engagement necessary for success. Download full article (PDF) View the article on “Training” magazine’s website here

Collect Data to Create Great Training

Ross Tartell Training

Ross Tartell Published in “Training” magazine, May/June 2013. Incorporate a stakeholder analysis into the planning stage of the training needs analysis. It can add critical intelligence about politics and logistics—and can transform your effort from “so what?” to “must have.” Download full article (PDF) View the article on “Training” magazine’s website here