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Lucky 13! Hot Training Topics for 2013

Lucky 13! Hot Training Topics for 2013

By Ashley Andrus

October 15, 2012


It’s hard to believe it’s already time to think about 2013, but the shorter days and falling leaves are ringing in the new season – planning season!

One of the most common questions we get is, “What are some hot training topics these days?” As you are starting to plan your 2013 people development efforts, here are 13 relevant topics topping the charts:

  1. Emotional Intelligence/EQ
  2. Respectful Work Environment/Harassment Prevention & Awareness
  3. Taking Initiative & Demonstrating Accountability
  4. Coaching Skills
  5. Business Acumen
  6. Project Management for Non-Project Managers
  7. Stress Management/Self-Care
  8. Leading Change at Every Level
  9. Dealing with Upset Customers
  10. Facilitation Skills/Meeting Management
  11. Strategic Planning/Visioning
  12. Humor in the Workplace
  13. Time Management/Managing Multiple Priorities

A common theme? We’re all still trying to do more with less, stretch our resources, and keep sane in the process. The “new normal” work environment requires ongoing skills development in professional skills, work relationships, and self-care.

What’s on YOUR list for 2013?

(Want to read more? Check out the list of our consistently most requested topics.)

About the Author
Ashley AndrusAshley Andrus, MPP, has worked with Zoe Training since 2004. Ashley is known for helping clients define their people development needs then coordinating design and delivery of full-service solutions. She holds degrees from Georgetown University and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and was selected as one of the Denver Business Journal's “40 Under 40" in 2010.
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