Is Training the Right Word?

Does your business partner or SME care that what they are calling “training” is in your words a “communication?”

Should you care? 

Not as long as long as there is a common understanding of what the word means.  When you are working with one of your business partners, resist the temptation to educate them on what different terms mean…at least not to start.

I have seen this fail many times in different organizations.  L&D professionals can have this conversation too quickly in their partnership and risk alienating themselves from their partners.

Learning and development professionals can get hung up when others are not using the “correct” words when describing things. I suppose this happens in any profession but don’t get caught in this trap:

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