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  • Content Development
  • Where Have All the Archetypes Gone?

    In our elevator pitch world where memes have replaced literature, three-minute videos replaced movies, and stories are reduced to bullet points, have we discarded one of the most valuable tools...

  • Workforce Development
  • Talking Back: Millennials Crave Feedback

    Millennials have grown up in an instant gratification world, so patience is not necessarily their strong suit. Answers can be searched for, found, filed and implemented in a matter of...

  • Sales
  • 4 Ways Sales Training Participants Are Different than Other Learners

    Training is essential to an organization’s success and it’s a great tool for developing the full potential of every employee. In order for the program to be beneficial and deliver...

  • Technologies
  • Flash to HTML5: The Great Migration

    Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the...

  • Workforce Development
  • The Uncanny Valley of Organizational Risk

    The concept of the “uncanny valley,” first coined by roboticist Masahiro Mori in 1970, describes the unsettling effect whereby robot faces, video games, CGI, and the like fall somewhere on...

  • Workforce Development
  • Where Are Your Company's Hidden Blind Spots?

    A blind spot is a place or area where vision is completely or partially obscured. So how do you undercover your company’s training blind spots? Look at your training, invite...

  • Leadership
  • Learning to Ask

    In the past, we have been taught that we need to have all the answers. As leaders, we feel the need to be “in charge.” In order to do that,...

  • Coaching
  • Two Tools for Assessing and Teaching Emotional Intelligence

    There are many ways to teach emotional intelligence, yet few people practice it well after class is over. A quick way to self-assess if someone is acting with emotional intelligence...

  • Leadership
  • Leadership is Influence and Influence is All Around Us

    In 1991, Professor Joseph Rost published a painstakingly well-researched manuscript titled “Leadership for the Twenty-First Century.” A sizable portion of Dr. Rost’s treatise reviews and classifies definitions of leadership that...

  • Certification
  • Becoming a CPTM, Part 3: Next Stop, Certification!

    The first and second of my three-part blog series discuss the beginning steps on my journey toward becoming a Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM). Those of you who have been...

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