Author: Sheryl Bingaman

Am I training or learning?

Is there a difference between training and learning? Yep, there is. Merriam-Webster defines training as “the skill, knowledge or experience acquired by one that trains”. Learning is defined as “knowledge or skill acquired by instruction”.  Very similar by definition but different in practice.  Simply put, training is the process that teaches; learning is the absorption of knowledge which improves ones skills. That’s the difference. We’ve all been trained. You know, sitting in a room with a bunch of coworkers, an instructor standing in front of the group talking away and three hours later you leave. Do you remember what...

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