If your primary purpose is to close a performance gap, think carefully before choosing participants. Some might not need the training and resent having to attend. For instance, if a group of employees needs help with writing, do not include those already working up to the desired standard in a basic writing course.

They will more than likely not want to be there. Furthermore, if only one person has a performance gap, think about whether you are using training instead of coaching or counseling. Addressing the problems of one employee as if they are the problems of a group is a recipe for disaster.

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Bryant Nielson is heavily involved in the Corporate Training and Leadership and Talent space. He currently is the Managing Director for CapitalWave Inc and the training division, Financial Training Solutions. He brings a diverse corporate experience of organizational development, learning and talent development, and corporate training, that also includes personal coaching of top sales individuals and companies of all sizes. For the prior 4 years, Bryant was the Managing Director and Leadership and Talent Manager for Lengthen Your Stride! LLC. In this position, Nielson was the developer of all of the courses for MortgageMae University (MMU), the Realtor Development Center (RDC), and of Lengthen Your Stride! (LYS). In that position, he developed material, refined over many years of use and active training, and condensed the coursework and training to be high impact, natural learning, and comprehensive. Bryant has over 27 years of Senior Management experience encompasses running his own Training and mortgage firm, in New York City. He strongly believes that the corporate training is not to be static but should 'engage and inspire' students to greater productivity and performance.