Advice for Companies on International Women’s Day

On International Women's Day, Directions Training President and CEO Jennifer Didier reflects on her journey and offers some advice to other … [Read more...]

Technology is Always Changing, So You Need to be Always Learning

To stay successful in today’s workplace, many CEOs feel it’s most important to understand how to adapt to changes in technology. Demonstrate you can … [Read more...]

Achieve your 2018 Professional Goals by Making Training your Number One Resolution

Eat more salad. Drink less soda. Take the stairs. They’re great habits to work on, but how will they help you in your career? No matter what your … [Read more...]

How to Convince Your Boss to Pay for Job-Specific Training

Have you ever asked your boss to pay for job-specific training? If yes, you are no stranger to the awkward, vulnerable feelings that accompany such a … [Read more...]

“To Teach is to Learn Twice”

“To Teach is to Learn Twice” – an effective strategy for developing and sustaining viable and beneficial “Connections” “To Teach is to Learn Twice” … [Read more...]

Are You a “Lifelong Learner”?

“I don’t know.”  How often do we say it?  How often do we hear it?  I imagine it is something people don’t want to say very often.  Maybe there is the … [Read more...]

Are you a Team Member or Just on the Team?

Are you a team member or are you just on the team?  There is definitely a distinct and important difference. In any team, large or small, temporary … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Beneficial Feedback Because You Perceive it as Criticism

Making a commitment to continuous growth requires us to accept and even embrace all of the variables and experiences that are an integral part of any … [Read more...]

[Video] Effective Listening Skills – Professional Development

Listening is not as easy as it looks. Often times, in professional and personal relationships, effective listening skills can lead to productive … [Read more...]