Sure you are an expert. But there is always something new to learn. Here are five reasons to consider taking a training course—no matter how much you know.
1. To refresh your skills sets.
It's easy to get accustomed to doing things "a certain way“—but sometimes "a certain way" is no longer applicable. Keep sharp by refreshing your skills.
2. To learn new skills.
We can't all be good at everything. Pick one new skill a year to learn and add to your toolbox.
3. To see and hear ideas from different angles.
Especially if you are an independent contractor, it can be hard to hear new ideas. Taking a new training course gives you the opportunity to get new ideas and new perspectives, to see new markets—and hopefully, to win new business.
4. To increase your marketability.
Many educational courses offer you the opportunity to promote your specialty and expertise—and especially to get it right on social media—and to elevate your marketability with your clients.
5. Knowledge is power!
Every educational program is designed to help you increase your efficiency, and grow professional and personally. Once you have the knowledge, no one can take it from you.
So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a course being given by your favorite supplier – or click here to see what the Travel Institute has to offer.
Guida Botelho, CTA, is the training director at The Travel Institute.