How they can help themselves
you are a Trainer, then here’s a title to add to your resume you may not have
heard of before. As a Trainer, you are, in effect, a ‘Master
Manipulator’; because in Training, manipulation is the name of the game for
effective knowledge transfer.
you ever wondered why some people just seem to ‘get it’, and others just don’t?
Take, for example, Sherlock Holmes and Watson. The former just observed
everything almost unconsciously, while the latter barely kept up with the
astute observations from his colleague.
you ever noticed that some people know their material, but can’t seem to be
able to articulate it well, and the more they try to do so, the more confused them
seem to become?
the uncomfortable truth is that maybe we have to pay more attention to Brain
Research when planning, designing and delivering our training materials to
ensure we are doing the best we can for our students.
is about connecting brain cells. That’s it – pure and simple, and at its
most basic. Our role should be more about manipulating great, resourceful
learning states for our learners, than just giving them the information and
hoping that it sticks. We need to ensure those brain cell connections are
made – multiple, strong, enduring connections – and this is done during
training with an engaging delivery style that is brain friendly and fun.
has nothing to do with ‘Content’ – it has to do with the delivery of that content.
manipulation is an art-form, but highly effective when done well. We
activate Neuro- pathways to facilitate great learning. A trainer’s role is to
embed information, but in the most effective way possible, and with delivery