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  • Professional Education
  • Another Year of the MOOC?

    In 2012, the New York Times proclaimed the “Year of the MOOC.” Massive open online classes were all the rage, and they remain popular four years later. However, as Training...

  • Leadership, Coaching
  • Coming Full Circle: Beyond Neuroscience and Emotional Intelligence

    If 80% of the global workforce is disengaged, yet $387 billion is spent annually on leadership development, then what in the world are we...

  • Technologies
  • For the Technology Industry, Self-Paced Learning Creates Loyal Customers and Yields Financial Gains

    When clients learn how to maximize the performance of the technology solutions that they have invested in, they become stickier customers who are more loyal to the product...

  • Content Development
  • Marketable Curriculum Design

    The buzz around microlearning, social learning, personalization and other training trends has opened up to opportunities to rethink our approach to curriculum design. The good news is the core principles...

  • Leadership
  • Shooting in the 90’s!

    Shooting in the 90’s – I’m not speaking of my golf handicap, I am referring to our web-based learning...

  • Workforce Development
  • Obsolete or Enduring? The Staying Power of the Training Hour

    My colleague, Tom Whelan, recently wrote a blog arguing that training hours are obsolete. While I agree with many of his points, I have to disagree with his conclusion; learning...

  • IT Training
  • Developing a High-Performing IT Organization

    Having led IT organizations over the past two decades, I have learned much from the mistakes I have made. Regarding the workforce, one of my lessons learned is not to...

  • Workforce Development
  • Cross Training: Why it’s Important to Your Company’s Success and Bottom Line

    I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been in a position where we’ve had to wear multiple hats at once, maybe even hats we weren’t supposed to wear, but...

  • Workforce Development
  • Hours of Glower: The Increasing Obsolescence of the Metric of Training Hours

    Back in ancient times when music came on CD (remember that, kids?), the trend was to stuff as much music as possible onto a single, 74-minute...

  • Leadership
  • Key Leadership Skill: Understanding the Three Levels of Communication

    Do you always communicate with complete openness and honesty with everyone in the organization you lead? If you ask yourself that question, chances are you will reply, “Yes, I do...

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