Why Get a Professional Trainer Certification Through The Bob Pike Group?

April 27, 2017

Train-the-Trainer Certification

Earning a professional training and development certification is one way to set yourself apart in a competitive workforce. A certification demonstrates your commitment to the field, initiative in continuing to learn and develop skills, and desire...

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The Physical Act of Presenting

April 13, 2017

Powerful Presentations, Presentation Skills

 There are two parts to a successful presentation: the preparation and the delivery. Presentation prep is about organizing your ideas, creating a strong outline for your content, and practicing until you have it down pat. Successful presentation...

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Join Becky at ATD 2017 for a Presentation on the Brain Science Behind Spacing

March 30, 2017

ATD 2017, Spacing

Are you heading to the ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition in Atlanta next month? So is Becky Pike Pluth! Join her on Tuesday, May 23 at 3:00 pm for a special presentation on the importance of "spacing" in training.

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You Don’t Need to Be a Professional Trainer to Attend the 24th Annual Creative Training Techniques® Conference

March 29, 2017

2017 Creative Training Techniques® Conference

The Creative Training Techniques® Conference isn’t just for professional trainers. The strategies and insights you'll experience are transferrable across a wide spectrum of industries and can transform your professional life in unexpected ways.

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Effective Presentation Opener

March 23, 2017

Presentation Skills

Need to add a little fizzle to your training session? Use this object lesson from Bob Pike Group Senior Training Consultant Doug McCallum. You’ll need a glass of water, one Advil and an Alka-Seltzer tablet.

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5 Deadly Presentation Sins

February 27, 2017

Presentation Skills

The bad news: Although many factors make a presentation great, it only takes one mistake to make it fall apart.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media in Training

February 20, 2017

Social Learning

Don’t be afraid to bring social media into your training! There are many tools out there – from Twitter and Periscope to Google+ and YouTube – that provide endless opportunities to increase engagement, provide resources, eliminate barriers,...

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6 Different Types of Presentations

January 24, 2017

Presentation Skills

Presentations come in a lot of different forms and have a variety of purposes. In the business world, there are six main types of presentations. Get to know them and once you identify your purpose, choose the right type before you begin to...
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Learn 6 Time Management Strategies

January 02, 2017

Training Provider to Trusted Advisor

You and your fellow workers are overworked, over-connected and over-extended. For the sake of time, let’s simply say that you’re busy. Being spread too thin causes you to lose focus on the job at hand. Choose one of the time management strategies...

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How Managers Affect Employee Engagement

December 01, 2016

Training Provider to Trusted Advisor

Although managers influence the job commitment and satisfaction of employees, as many as one-in-three managers are not held accountable for engagement levels in their organization, according to a study recently conducted at Right Management.

 

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