Isn’t it about time to get real about training? To stop deluding ourselves that we have to follow all the rules, because they’re … well rules? It’s time to break the mold and deliver truly transformative learning. Getting Real About Training & Talent Development Based on Jonathan Halls’ latest book, Confessions of a Corporate Trainer: An Insider Tells All, Jonathan gets real about how facilitate learning and talent development that gets results. He pokes fun at the way we've been doing learning for the past few decades and suggests how to get it right based on the latest studies into brain science. No sugar coating. Just the real, down and dirty of doing your best to help people learn new skills and knowledge to impact their organization. This keynote challenges audience to dig deeper in their practice to truly make a difference in their organizations, for their clients and in the lives of the learners they serve. In his disarming and entertaining way, Jonathan shares stories to challenge today’s learning and talent professionals to think beyond the fads and superstitions that have governed our profession. He probes deep below the surface to suggest practices that aren’t glossy, aren’t slick. But allow talent professionals to affect substantive change in today’s organizations as we all struggle to meet the needs of the future. Based on his Acclaimed Book “Smart, funny and energetic,” is how Jennifer Linch from the American College of Education described Jonathan’s book. Sharon Wingron from DevelopPeople says, “Jonathan Halls has revealed that the emporer has no clothes!” And Nanci Appleman Vassil from APLS Group says the book has, “An abundance of vivid examples, stories and experiences.” Matt Smith from Techsmith says it provides, “practical tips that help make anyone a better trainer.” And Wayne P. St Louis from Booz Allen Hamilton says, “Finally an instructor who actually demonstrates what he presents to groups as best practices.” Confessions of a Corporate Trainer: An Insider Tells All covers a lot of topics that are relevant to today’s learning and talent professionals. It may be that one or several chapters of the book are especially relevant to your meeting and Jonathan is happy to focus on those in the keynote or seminar.