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  • Mindfulness Training: Trendy or Timely?

    When you hear the word “mindfulness,” what do you picture? A group of Buddhist monks meditating? A yoga classroom full of students standing on their heads? Or your own...

  • Learning Technologies
  • What Kind of ROI Can You Expect From a LMS?

    The cost savings from purchasing a learning management system (LMS) for your firm are measurable and favorable to their bottom...

  • Workforce Development
  • Using Brain Science to Create Learning Addicts

    The motivational similarities and brain response between a recreational drug user and a professional salesperson are proven. Great salespeople love the adrenaline rush they get from advancing an opportunity or...

  • Content Development
  • Learning and Its Impact: Measuring What Matters

    What gets measured gets done! Learning metrics have mostly been confined to an inside out focus around efficiency and cost-driven factors: personal days, penetration percentage, attendance/no show percent (turnout), utilization...

  • Workforce Development
  • Adapting to the Needs of Adult Trainers

    As a training and development professional, you know that the work of designing and delivering training always focuses on the needs and perspectives of adult...

  • E-Learning
  • Conventional Methodologies: 5 Reasons Why E-Learning is Here to Stay

    For many centuries that followed the invention of writing and reading, education was confined within the walls of classrooms. Consequently, teaching was dubbed a noble profession, with teachers commanding absolute...

  • Learning Technologies
  • Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn: Transforming Learning and Development

    Announcing its biggest deal yet, Microsoft said Monday it was acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. With a network of more than 433 million professionals, LinkedIn’s...

  • E-Learning
  • Enabling Virtual Learning Content for External Partners

    Employees are not the only people who must be brought up to speed and trained on company practices and procedures. Onboarding is also an effective way to acclimate external partners...

  • Workforce Development
  • Shrinking Attention Spans Create More Industry Challenges for Maximizing Profitability While Driving Professional Development

    Leonardo da Vinci once wrote “Learning never exhausts the mind.” Unfortunately, da Vinci did not live in today’s world of ever-shortening attention spans and an ever-lengthening work...

  • Content Development
  • How Much Information is Your Level One Survey Really Measuring?

    In the training business, level one surveys are ubiquitous. Ever since Donald Kirkpatrick created the four levels of evaluation as a way to assess training programs, the level one survey,...

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