May 26, 2021

Matthew Confer, VP Strategy at Abilitie | Why Business Edu & Training is Broken + Software to Fix it

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Matthew Confer is Vice President of Strategy at Abilitie, a provider of simulation-based manager and executive development training for more than 50 members of the Fortune 500 in 30-plus countries around the world. Confer has spoken on the topic of Leadership Development at TEDx in Dallas, Texas; at the CLO Exchange in San Diego, California; and at the L&D Executive Summit in Orlando, Florida.

He has facilitated more than 20 simulation-based training events with leaders in Dubai, Bangkok, Mexico City, Paris, Mumbai, and across the United States.

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00:00 - Matthew Confer, VP Strategy at Abilitie

07:07 - How do organizations train employees, today?

09:09 - The future of leadership training.

19:14 - Why traditional business education is failing people.

24:47 - When sh*t hits the fan, can you keep your cool?

34:10 - The truth about working with smaller companies.

36:15 - Don’t pigeonhole yourself.


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