2011 Annual Report

I didn’t always work for myself… As a corporate employee, I had yearly performance evaluations and other regular status updates. Now, I’m lucky if I can find someone to brag to. Hence this blog post! Here are the highlights of 2011….


A massive year of training

  • 36.7% growth on 2010 revenue 
  • 118 days of training delivered = 1012 man/days of training
  • 524 new people trained
  • Language split per course: 78% English, 22% French
  • Welcomed my 1000th trainee this year


Strong client base

  • New direct clients: Trafic, Interel, EMEA structure of a client who prefers to go unnamed, but for whom I worked locally before
  • Repeat work with other direct clients (CSC, ASE Europe, …)
  • Consolidated position as confirmed Kluwer trainer with 50.5 days delivered
  • Fired 1 client, added PeopleFirstMgt, less work with Cefora, only 1 day with Febelfin


Learning and development expertise

  • Learning + Development Round Table 2011 =  7 Belgian L+D managers from multinationals to discuss Infinite Learning ©
  • Animated round-table for Cefora on Infinite Learning ©
  • Spoke at Synergo conference on “New World of Work and Infinite Learning” as part of the Wallonia Semaine de la Créativité


Twitter and WordPress is a success and great fun

  • 313 followers on Twitter
  • +/-30 hits/day on blog
  • Busiest blog day = 133 hits (Build Your Presentation in 5 steps)
  • 6800 total hits on blog since start this year to today


Significant overhaul of web-presence

  • infinitelearning.be
  • youtube.com
  • wordpress.com
  • twitter.com
  • scribd.com
  • prezi.com
  • shefari.com


Invested a bit in self-development

  • Followed 8-day NLP Technician course with Kluwer
  • Read a lot of great books
  • Met a lot of great people
  • Spent a lot of time reading things via Twitter


Many achievements I am proud of

  • Ran 1st TwitterChat – 19 people attended, 130 tweets in an hour 🙂
  • Ran 2nd TwitterChat – no-one attended 😦
  • Published 2 times in Kluwer KnowHow, once in Cefora News, once on www.lavenir.be
  • Ran 1st Webinars since leaving Logica
  • Created #LearningMinutes concept for YouTube – most hits (103 to date) = Gosse Corstiaensen
  • Outsourced some of my own work: Cefora Stress Mgt training, brainstorming O-I, building workbooks, French translations
  • Swam in the pool in Barcelona, paid by client 🙂
  • 7 weeks summer holiday 🙂
  • Moved into farm 🙂 … wall fell down :-(…learnt how to fix it 🙂


…time for a break!

Thanks to everyone who had a part in all this – you know who you are!


About Dan Steer

Wandering corporate trainer, learning and development consultant, conference speaker and professional El-Magico. I help people get better at stuff by creating and facilitating Infinite Learning © opportunities. The world would be a better place if everyone was doing what he loved and doing it well. I am working to bring out the "El Magico" in everybody. Training in presentation and communication skills, leadership, social media for learning and marketing, learning and development management + personal effectiveness.

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