• August 29, 2023

    87 I Q&A: How do I prepare for what’s next in my career?


    Are you wondering what's next in your career? In this episode, Liz and Rachel discuss their answers to our listener question "What position should I look for next? and How should I prepare to get there?". They'll also share a special story of how the TrainSmart community has created a network of people who champion each other for years to come.

  • August 22, 2023

    86 I Case Study: A Network of Med Device Educators


    This month's case study looks at the power of a Med Device educator network. Tune in to hear from real members of the TrainSmart community who share about how this network has encouraged them in their current roles, connected them with other opportunities, and inspired them to create great training programs.

  • August 8, 2023

    84 I Executive Insights: Send your Training Team to TrainSmart


    The TrainSmart Summit is coming next month, and your training team should be there! Executives, listen in to this week's episode to hear how the TrainSmart Summit and corresponding community will elevate your training team and have real results for your organization.

  • August 1, 2023

    83 I Discussing Career Development with Rachel Edwards


    In this month's interview, Liz speaks with Rachel Edwards, Vice President of the Foot & Ankle Business Unit for Acumen in Portland, Oregon and her evolution with the company over 16 years. In this interview she discusses her unconventional pathway into the medical device world and shares her insight into accepting challenges, navigating obstacles and taking risks required for personal and professional growth.

  • October 26, 2022

    43 | Putting Yourself in the Learner’s Shoes

    with Liz & Rachel

    When was the last time you attended an all-day training? This can be a great way to put yourself in your learners' shoes as you work to understand why pre-work doesn't get done, why last minute dropouts might be necessary, and why every training should allow for movement and a variety of activities.

  • October 19, 2022

    42 | Elevating Yourself & Speaking to Executives

    with Liz & Rachel

    You're more than a meeting planner. Even though you know this is true, you need to be intentional about communicating your value and the value of your training programs to senior leadership.

  • October 12, 2022

    41 | Investing in Yourself

    with Liz & Rachel

    Taking dedicated time away will save you time and reap great benefits for your organization.

  • October 5, 2022

    40 | What is TrainSmart?


    Where do you go when you need a training resource or idea? Do you have a list of others in the industry who can help you at any time? That's the beauty of the TrainSmart community. TrainSmart is an authentic, tight-knit community of medical device educators to support your growth and development-both professionally & personally.