Tip #358: Learn From Other Trainers

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“Learn from everyone, copy no one.” Don Shula

“When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.” Anatole France

Similar to many trainers, I began training others long before I ever had a formal train-the-trainer program. The only way I could improve was by observing and learning from other trainers.

Here is a small sampling of what I have learned:

When I was in high school, my mother, Merle Levine, was a social studies teacher. She was the first “trainer” I ever saw use role plays and simulations to bring history alive for her students. She also put comic strips on handouts to make key points in a humorous way. It was … Read the rest