Month: June 2019

Book About Business Simulations For Corp. T&D

Do you know about business simulations? Have you taken a look at them lately? Or are you one of those that says, “Ya, I looked at these a few years ago and they’re not for me.” If you fall into that category, you should take another look. Here’s why: What You Should Know About Modern …

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Why Should I Use a Business Simulation?

By now, most training and development managers know about business simulations. Most have at the very least heard of a business simulation. Many times, people ask, “Why should I use a business simulation?” This is a good question, and a tricky one to answer. But let’s give it a try: Let’s be very clear here, …

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3 Tips To Challenge and Engage Millennials

Training in the 2010s is nothing like it was in the 1990s, and if you want to stay ahead of the game it’s important to understand why. The Baby Boomer generation is on its way out (10,000 are retiring each day, according to Business Insider) and the Millennials are taking their places. The Millennials are …

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Excite People About Business Acumen?!? Here’s How.

Is it really possible to get a group of training participants excited about business acumen? Are people really willing to join a waiting list to get into a business acumen class? Yes, you can get people excited and you can create a wait list for business acumen! How you ask? You need to create a …

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How To: Low Budget Scenario Based Learning That Excites Sticks!

It’s hard to teach behavioral topics such as conflict management, negotiation, or leadership. It is also expensive to create (or re-create) a setup to enable people to practice these important managerial skills. Most companies let the natural course of time and experience hone these skills. A little intro theory mixed with some time hopefully creates …

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Business Simulations No Longer Just For the Fortune 500

Business Simulations have traditionally been reserved for the largest companies. This has all changed! It’s time for the little guy to gain access to these valuable tools. This levels the playing field when it comes to advanced corporate development or strategic development. The time has come for the little player to compete on a level …

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Radio Program: Mid Market Companies Adapt Enterprise Level “War Room” Simulations

It looks as though the popularity of using business simulations within small and medium sized companies has grown a lot of attention. So much so that a very popular business radio program did a special program on the topic. The Price of Business, one of the most listened to business radio talk shows recently did …

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“I’m Going to Challenge The Heck Out Of Trainees in 2016!”

Why not make it a resolution to put training participants in the their place in 2016? We all know that corporate training participants come into training thinking they’re wasting their time because they know everything as it is. Heck, they could be CEO, right? This is something we’ve all heard time and again. So, let’s …

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Simulations to Teach Innovation?!? In Leadership Development?!?

Have you ever thought of using business simulations within innovation training? If you haven’t you should! Today’s generation thinks innovation is common. Some innovate well while some could use a little training on the formal (yet relaxed) process of innovation. Business Simulations offer a great opportunity for participants to brainstorm, try, learn, and apply. This …

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Free Amazon Book: Business Simulations in Corporate Learning- This Sunday

This just in… The author of Amazon #1 best selling book in training and development “Shift: Using Business Simulations and Serious Games in Corporate Learning and Development” is going to put the Kindle edition up for free this Sunday, January 24th and January 31st. It’s a great book if you’re interested in learning about utilizing …

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