6 Practical Tips to Increase the Effectiveness of Corporate Training

6 Practical Tips to Increase the Effectiveness of Corporate Training

Training, in addition to its original function of developing employees’ skills, works as an excellent motivation tool, and is one of the pillars of the formation of Organizational Culture. Therefore, we must give it attention, trying to do it in the best possible way; mainly, because teaching adults (andragogy) is not the same as teaching children (pedagogy), with basic differences, such as the ones I describe below:

  • Teacher/student relationship: while in pedagogy teaching is centered on the teacher, in andragogy it is centered on the student.
  • Reasons for learning: while pedagogy follows a certain standardized curriculum, adults learn what they really need to know, with a hands-on approach to solving certain problems.
  • Learning orientation: children learn by subjects; adults learn by competences.

These differences require different approaches for teaching professionals, and for this very reason, the tips that we will see are even more important. So, below are some tips to increase the use and efficiency of corporate training. Continue reading “6 Practical Tips to Increase the Effectiveness of Corporate Training”

The Good Management, Naturally, Displeases Some People!

That’s it! A good manager is not the one who acts to please, but rather, is the one who does what is right. Sometimes your decisions can please some, sometimes not. When a manager establishes discipline, requires compliance with procedures, demands professionalism, asks for competence, demands commitment, receives results and give feedbacks, this will certainly displease some. It will displease, certainly, the most negligent, the most incompetent, the most incapable, the most inefficient, and the least committed people.

Look at this example that happened to me. I was responsible for Continue reading “The Good Management, Naturally, Displeases Some People!”

10 Reasons Why Project Delay!

10 Reasons Why Project Delay!

One of the most common problems in an Organization is the delay in projects. Here are 10 important causes of project delays:

#1 – Weak Management: One of the main causes, undoubtedly, is poor project management, caused by lack of experience of the project manager, or even by incompetence. To avoid this, we must seek a project manager with the appropriate experience according to the size and importance of the work. Continue reading “10 Reasons Why Project Delay!”

Keep An Eye On That, Always!

Keep An Eye On That, Always!

“Shit! Why I didn’t do that?”

That has likely happened to you sometime! Well, the good part is that it teaches us priceless lessons. If you think you should do something, you probably have to. In management, we can face this kind of situations everyday. So, pay attention on your feeling, and don’t lose the proper time to do the right thing.

A Useful Story

See the following case that has happened in a certain company: Continue reading “Keep An Eye On That, Always!”

Do You Know the Difference Between Manager & Leader? Really?



In my first job in a management role, in 1997, as a production supervisor in a big engine manufacturer, my challenge was not just startup production in a new global and competitive environment, but at the same time, startup my own management career, and like me in that time, you probably heard about the advice: anyone can be a manager, you have to be a good leader!

 Seriously? Anyone can be a manager?

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