Workplace Training Thought Leaders You Should Know About
Developing talent and creating a supportive company culture can be a daunting task, regardless of your staff size. Fortunately, there are trailblazers who offer their insight, experience, and inspiration to organizations so that they can recruit, retain, and motivate their workforces. Without further ado, and in no particular order, here are the top Workplace Training Experts who help us reduce employee turnover, bridge crucial gaps, and fully engage remote teams.
Workplace Training Experts That Transform Corporate Training
Scott Curtis is the President and CEO of TWI Institute, a professional training and coaching company that optimizes employee performance. He has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and leadership, making him a valuable consultant to any business. Through TWI Institute, Scott collaborates with professionals in various industries, such as healthcare, education, and manufacturing, supporting them in finding the missing factor that will lead them to success.
Paul Hesselschwerdt is the CEO of Global Partners Inc., a leading change management and people development company. Over his long career, he has worked as a consultant for numerous companies around the world and designed leadership, marketing, and project management projects. Paul is also the leader of the Global Partners’ Community of Practice in Business Acumen, where he utilizes his valuable insights as a consultant and trainer to support clients in elevating their businesses.
Naphtali Bryant is an innovative HR and talent management executive who specializes in team building, coaching, training, and leadership development, among others. Naphtali has an indistinguishable passion for supporting businesses in achieving their goals by expertly identifying efficiency gaps and utilizing talent management techniques to boost employee performance. He holds an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from the University of Woodbury.
Fabrizio Battaglia is a captivating facilitator with a knack for working in multicultural environments. He is a certified business coach and trainer with a passion for demonstrating measurable results through training. Before he became a partner of Global Partners Inc., he had a long experience in product engineering and science. Now you can find him sharing his invaluable insights on coaching and management development in his keynote speeches.
Meghan M. Biro
Meghan M. Biro is a renowned talent management and HR tech strategist and analyst. As founder and CEO of TalentCulture, a trailblazing HR marketing company, Meghan has worked with startups as well as tech moguls, such as Microsoft and IBM, to help them discover new talent. Meghan has a podcast and regularly speaks in radio shows, online forums, and global conferences about the future of the workplace regarding HR and leadership.
David Kelly has been a learning and performance consultant and training director for over 20 years. Recently, he took over as CEO of The Learning Guild, a global community of practice for learning professionals. David is passionate about exploring the countless ways technology can transform learning, training, education, and organizational performance. You will find him sharing his insights at industry events and magazines, as well as on his Twitter profile.
As a Partner in Global Partners Training, Ozzie Ayscue leads digital and other global growth initiatives. With his long experience in founding and executive roles, he has supported companies from many industries to transform concepts into reality and drive success. Ozzie is the President of the Board of Governors of The American Independence Museum and was also a lecturer at the Peter T. Paul School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.
Sharlyn Lauby is an HR pro who specializes in organizational development, training, employee relations, and more. She is the President of ITM Group Inc., a training and human resources consulting firm known for helping businesses attract and retain talent, a sought-out speaker, and the author of the HR Bartender blog. In her online community, she tackles all issues regarding the workspace, from employee engagement and career advice to improved leadership.
Helen Blunden is the founder of Activate Learning Solutions and has an experience of over 20 years in Learning and Development across private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Helen is passionate about learning and argues that businesses (and individuals) can only achieve success through continuous development. Additionally, she firmly supports social tools and believes technology can bring people together and make learning fun and engaging again. Helen shares her insights on her social platforms as well as industry conferences around Australia.
As the Director of Content Labs & Insight at UNLEASH, Kate Graham utilizes her long experience in talent management, HR, and L&D to help HR tech businesses around the world share their stories in digital and live events. Moreover, Kate hosts Learning Now TV, frequently takes part in various industry award ceremonies as a judge, and has co-founded the #womeninlearning movement, which promotes diversity and gender equality in learning and leadership.
After almost 20 years of working in leadership and training roles for the Canadian Armed Forces, Harold Jarche launched his independent consulting firm back in 2003. Ever since then, he has collaborated with countless individuals, organizations, and public policy influencers to help them navigate an increasingly network-based world and enhance their collaboration, communication, and social learning capabilities. Harold is a sought-after keynote speaker and conducts online workshops for individuals and organizations.
Jane Bozarth specializes in learning and worker development and is currently the Director of Research for The Learning Guild, a worldwide community for learning professionals. Prior to that, she led an award-winning eLearning program for the State of North Carolina, through which she explored budget-friendly ways of implementing eLearning solutions. Jane is also a published author and an instructor for InSync Training, designing solutions for the virtual classroom, covering topics such as training skills and time management.
Denny Hall is a Master Trainer for TWI Institute, a professional training and coaching company, and has a long experience in training and development. Denny has worked as a trainer for many organizations, and throughout his long career, he has helped create dozens of eLearning courses, Learning Management Systems, and training programs. His outstanding talent in system design and deployment has been recognized by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
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