1. Why Germany is so Much Better at Training Its Workers Tamar Jacob’s article tackles the apprenticeship model in Germany which is so effective at teaching the trades. He asks whether or not this model could be used to teach unemployed to fix the skills mismatch in the labor force. 2. Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training In this article by Gauri Reyes we discover the impact of design on online training programs that work. From picking the right Learning Management System (LMS) to the debate about formal/informal learning you’ll learn just how to create the most impactful online training possible. 3. 3 Things Teaching Yoga Taught me about Business Tova Payne, a business coach and yoga teacher walks us through the commonalities of training in business and Yoga. There are certainly significant overlaps and Payne uses these lessons to help build a case for fixing your business problems and creating a more dynamic learning environment. 4. E-Learning and Blended Learning In this blog from TrainingZone, they make the case for finding the right solution for each complex issue. Sometimes they argue this means that instead of e-learning, businesses need to work with blended learning opportunities. 5. The Complete Performance Management Training Guide Finally in this article we present the complete performance management training guide. This guide can help you establish a general, flexible framework for carrying out performance measurement objectives.In this week’s best in training we learn about some apprenticeship models, about blended learning and even how teaching yoga can help us gain insight into our own business’ training models.