Tip #328: An Independent Training Consultant’s Nightmare: When You Can’t Please a Client

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“Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.” Les Brown

Over the past thirty years in conducting training programs, I have experienced many wonderful highs and a few excruciating lows. Sometimes it is difficult to keep either your confidence or your sense of humor intact. I share my story to show you that it is possible to survive a bad situation to train again another day.

One of my worst training experiences occurred on the first day of a planned series of six workshops on leadership development in an academic setting. The training was designed to be highly participatory and develop specific skills that would be put into action and reported on at the … Read the rest