Creative Employee Training Ideas

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Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, the co-founders of Home Depot, devoted 10 percent of their time to training, personally conducting classes across the country or at the company’s Atlanta headquarters. “The most important thing to remember is that you must be actively involved in all of the training that goes on in your company,” Marcus told Inc. “The fire of the entrepreneur is very difficult to translate down the line. Too often, CEOs hand over responsibility to people who may seem to represent them well on the surface but rarely do. By keeping a hand in the training process, you expose everybody, including your trainers, to your philosophies.”