Need some tips on getting your long-time employees engaged in training?
One way to do this is to put them in a situation that challenges them right away to make them see the need for what will be delivered. Skip the 30 minutes of “housekeeping” and self-introductions…Here’s an example: In our influencing program, we use a fictional scenario where three people have a limited amount of time to divide $12.1 million dollars. The situation is set up to create competition, and invariably the teams come up with wildly different outcomes. In 15 minutes, we the need for using a systematic approach to negotiation and influence to drive consistent results, and we do it without showing a single “content” slide. Everyone is open to the idea of learning something new because they SEE the results of their negotiation on the flip chart.