Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Listen to the final installment of Wendy Kirkpatrick's in-studio radio interview with Stone Payton and Lee Kantor of Business RadioX.

In the previous segment, Wendy shared how to handle the vague training request.

During this discussion, Wendy warns against shortcuts that put your initiatives at risk.

 

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From Jim Kirkpatrick, Training Evaluation Expert

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Honoring Our Armed Forces: The Men and Women Who Serve and Protect

One of my favorite U.S. holidays is Veteran’s Day. I can still picture my dad in his later years raising and saluting the stars and stripes at his retirement community.

Note that I did not end the title of this article with the traditional, “…Who Serve …”. From my vantage point, I cannot help but think of what they do (Level 3 – Serve), and the purpose of their service (Level 4 – Protect). I appreciate the service they provide, but more so I am deeply grateful that they protect people like me and my loved ones in the US and around the world.

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From Jim Kirkpatrick, Training Evaluation Expert

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The Kirkpatrick model is elegant in its efficiency. The time-tested four levels remain effective as the foremost training evaluation methodology worldwide.

Wendy Kirkpatrick makes it easy to understand in this brief yet informative video.

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 From Jim Kirkpatrick, Training Evaluation Expert

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What do you know about ROE - Return on Expectations? When used properly, it never fails to show the value of training in the terms desired by key stakeholders.

Have you successfully implemented use of ROE versus traditional metrics?
 

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Back in June, Wendy Kirkpatrick offered tips on what to try when you just can't get a seat at the table.

She's back with more from her in-studio radio interview with Stone Payton and Lee Kantor of Business RadioX.

Wendy offers guidance on how to handle the vague training request.

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