When was the last time you walked into a training room and felt really inspired and engaged by the topic? And when was the last time you walked away with a wealth of knowledge that you knew exactly how to apply in your day-to-day job?  

If recently or even ever, count yourself as one of the rare few. Chances are, you are more likely to attend an ineffective mandatory training, walk away not understanding how to connect the dots, and forget what you absorbed almost instantly.