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How To Begin Your Training Seminar On The Right Foot By Robert Bacal

It's impossible to OVERSTATE the importance of kicking off your training program in an effective way. That first ten minutes is akin to the first minute or two when you meet a new person -- you only have one chance to make a first impression.

If you begin training according to the principles and actions in this section, you'll find that your learners will be more forgiving of mistakes, more attentive and engaged, and ultimately learn more effectively.

What Important Things Do I Need To Keep In Mind About Training Participants When They Enter The Room?

What Goals Should I Have For The First Ten To Twenty Minutes Of A Training Session?

Should I Have Each Participant Introduce Him/Herself?

Should I Use Some Sort of Icebreaker Or Introduction Game?

Should I Begin My seminar Or Presentation With A Joke? If Not, What Should I Do?

What's The Best Way To Introduce Myself (The Trainer) At The Start Of The Seminar (Do's And Don'ts)

The Purpose Of The Trainer Introduction

How To Introduce Yourself As A Trainer

Things NOT To Do When You Introduce Yourself As A Group Leader

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