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Blah to Brilliance: Transforming Training Effectiveness Through Energy Management

  • 23 Apr 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


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The past few years have presented unprecedented challenges, with remote work and physical disconnection leading to a noticeable decline in human connection and shared enthusiasm. It’s becoming increasingly evident that to make a meaningful impact in training initiatives, cultivating a high-energy atmosphere is not just beneficial—it’s imperative.

In training environments, where the level of participant energy is a critical determinant of learning effectiveness and knowledge retention, harnessing and synchronizing energy is key. Without a palpable sense of energy, participants are likely to leave feeling uninspired and unprepared to apply what they’ve learned. Conversely, when the energy is right, the learning environment transforms, leading to heightened engagement, deeper understanding, and a readiness to put new skills into practice.

Key Takeaways:

1. The Contagious Power of Energy:

Discover how energy acts as a silent communicator, influencing moods, engagement levels, and overall retention. Learn strategies to foster a positive energy flow, creating a ripple effect that uplifts the entire room and transforms the training atmosphere.

2. Mastering Your Energy State:

Equip yourself with practical tools and techniques to manage and boost your own energy levels, ensuring that you are always bringing your best self to the training space. Understand the science of energy management and learn how to navigate days when your energy might be lagging, turning potential setbacks into opportunities for growth and connection.

3. Reducing Friction, Amplifying Energy:

Uncover tips and tools designed to lessen training friction, paving the way for a smoother, more harmonious environment. Learn how creating space for energy to flow freely can lead to enhanced engagement, stronger contribution, and a palpable sense of acknowledgement and satisfaction among attendees.

By the end of this talk, attendees will be equipped with a comprehensive understanding of the pivotal role that energy plays in training engagement, along with a toolkit of strategies to harness this power for themselves and their participants. Join us in unlocking the secrets of the Engagement Dynamo, and learning ways to transform training into a hub of energy, enthusiasm, and unparalleled retention.

About the presenter, Cecilia Gorman

Cecilia Gorman is a veteran of the advertising industry and was previously head of HR and Training as VP of Organizational Leadership at Innocean USA, the agency of record for Hyundai Motor America. It's been her mission to inspire, educate, and motivate managers toward their greatest potential through coaching and training. Her signature program is Manager Boot Camp, a 4-module digital course for managers of all levels.




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Northeast Wisconsin Chapter has been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute to offer educational programs that can be used towards initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials. This program qualifies for a maximum of 1 points.

 Questions?  Contact Jesse Lockstein at program@newatd.org. 

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