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Social Learning For Leaders

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Learning and Development: Social Learning for Leaders. For leaders, social learning is?an an effective way to increase desired leadership abilities, behaviors, ethics, and skills.

Gamified Microlearning For Training: A Combined Method That Works

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What Is Microlearning Gamification? To begin, we need to understand what gamification and microlearning are on their own. After we understand what each of these are we can begin to understand what they mean once they are combined.

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Performance Support For Managers

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In an organization, there will always be things to complain about or nitpick; perfection is not realistic. Managers are the first to notice when things are incorrect or could be better, but sometimes it’s the teachers who need the extra support rather than the learners.

Success Factors For Serious Games in L&D

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What are Serious Games? Serious games leverage the playful aspect of games to help learners easily and effectively grasp new content.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

Skills Gaps in 2022

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A skills gap is the difference between the skills you need and want your employees to have and the skills that they currently have. Having these gaps is completely normal and does not reflect negatively on the employee or the organization.

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Diversity & Inclusion In The Workplace

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In today’s business landscape, organizations are making a great effort to have Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) present in their work environment. There are many distinctive characteristics that go into the four types of diversity which make it necessary for the presence of inclusion.

Mission & Vision: Cornerstones of Strong Company Culture

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On March 30, 1971, a small coffee business was launched by three friends at Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington. Little more than a spark in a highly competitive industry, that same small coffee shop, Starbucks, is now a multinational super chain that grosses just over $5.7

From Training To Performance: Bridging The Gap

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What Is the Disconnect Between Training and On the Job Performance. A major struggle that arises after an employee goes through training is knowing when and how to apply their new skills to real life situations.

What is mental health in the workplace?

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Mental Health in the workplace is the emotional/psychological/and social health that employees' share in their work environment. When an employee experiences mental health distress in the workplace their overall productivity, participation, and retention significantly decreases.

The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

Training Challenges in the Workplace

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Training modules are not a one-size-fits-all and should be created based on your organizations brand and culture. Having a well-structured and executed training module will help your organization grow and compete with others in your industry.

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How to Sustain Company Culture When Working Remotely

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What is company culture? Culture is the gauge in which values and standards are cohesive and reinforced in an organization. Strong company culture takes planning and subjectivity to build a company culture in an organization that doesn’t have any offices.

Building Trust With Remote Workers

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There has been exponential growth in remote and hybrid positions in the recent years, but with those new positions we have seen a decline in trust between employers and employees. Now that organizations are remote, it is difficult to establish an initial connection between employees and employers.

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5 Tips for Choosing an Awesome eLearning Development Partner

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If you've ever had to augment your internal team's resources by bringing in a vendor to develop eLearning, you know that selecting the wrong partner can cost a lot -- in money, time, and sometimes a bit of your sanity. Finding an eLearning development partner that is highly skilled, cost-effective, and easy to work with can make or break your project. But how do you properly vet a potential partner?

6 Tips to Transform Performance & Boost ROI with Video

Speaker: Don Schmidt - WW Sales Enablement Director, Inside Sales MongoDB

The power of video is working for a growing roster of organizations, whether working with a live mentor or scaling programs with artificial intelligence. Take advantage of this exclusive webinar to learn how to use video coaching to your advantage!

Reskilling and Upskilling: A Call to Action for the Industry

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In the L&D industry, we don’t have an authority who sets the meanings of terms and strategies we see in learning and performance. You can ask 12 people the definition of something (in this case, reskilling and upskilling) and get 14 different answers.

Fresh Perspectives on Learning and Development

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Learning and development has evolved drastically in the past couple of years and continues to change and adapt as organizational needs shift. Recently, L&D has solidified itself as an essential part of organizational success across industries and disciplines.

Workplace Productivity Depends on Employees’ Training and Development

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It is imperative that organizations provide effective training and development programs for their employees. It is evident that these organizations want to see a solid return on investment and get the maximum outcomes for spending on learning and development programs.

Workplace Culture: Leading and Coaching to Develop Sense of Belonging

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Hiring a diverse and inclusive team has proven to be an extremely successful approach for organizations. However, creating an environment where employees thrive and are empowered takes a lot of effort and determination.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Baer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

The Great Resignation: What It Is and What Your Organization Can Do

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It’s pretty simple to understand. Millions of people across the nation have been quitting their jobs. This phenomenon, as some have called it, describes a record number of people leaving their job during and after the breakout of the pandemic.

What Training Method is Best for Your Organization?

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When creating a learning and development training program for your organization, there are always many facets to consider. One thing to always remember is that the training needs to benefit your organization and your employees.

Build a Stronger Workforce by Improving Remote Onboarding

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Within the last 12 months, many companies have made the decision to transition to hybrid work environments. While these new work settings give employees more flexibility and control over their work/life balance, they also create a variety of new needs.

Learning & Development for Building Inclusive Leaders

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Organizations everywhere are pushing to adapt to a more diverse workforce, markets, customers, ideas, and talent. One of the most important emerging traits is possessing inclusive leadership skills which is proving to be a critical component of successful, inclusive, and diverse organizations.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

Understanding Learning Program Effectiveness: How to Track and Measure eLearning ROI in 2021

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Having created thousands of training and development programs, we are aware of the vast benefits L&D can have on organizations and their success.

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eLearning: An Essential Training Method for Hybrid Workforces

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Many companies have made the decision to implement a hybrid work environment for their employees over the last year and a half. At first, companies chose this solution as a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Learner Metrics Using Data Analytics in L&D

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In a modern business environment that is dominated by processes, technology, and information, data is an incredibly useful tool in determining a variety of business impacts.

Content Organization and Auditing: Keys to Organizational Efficiency

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Since the beginning of 2020, many companies have moved quickly to implement agile, effective learning and development programs. With these programs came a sudden shift to new processes, priorities, and content.

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

How L&D Leaders Can Best Support Business Priorities

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Establishing business priorities is a cornerstone principle of business success. Organizations have always had to frequently re-establish new objectives to meet the ever-changing business landscape, and this has become even more important in the last couple of years.

Is it a “Skills Gap” or an Opportunity for Better Training?

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We have frequently discussed the issue of skills gaps in today’s business world. Before COVID-19 even hit, skills gaps were already a huge constraint and hurdle for organizations to succeed with ever-changing technology adoptions and enhancements.

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Leveraging Effective L&D Modes to Improve Organizational Culture and Retention

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One of the greatest challenges organizations face when creating learning and development programs is a lack of engagement from their learners.

Top Onboarding Practices for New Employees in 2022

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The learning and development landscape has shifted dramatically in the last couple of years, and that includes employee onboarding. Many organizations are opting for fully virtual onboarding programs leading to new strategies, rollout methods, and employee experiences.

Discover What Stage Your CE Program is in and the Next Steps for Tomorrow’s Growth

Get the Customer Education Maturity Model Self-Assessment to quickly determine which of the 5 maturity stages your program is in today and then identify the next high-impact initiatives to undertake to advance to the next stage of program growth.

8 Best Practices for Effective Leadership Communication

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One vital trait that distinguishes great leaders from poor leaders is the ability to communicate with both transparency and compassion. This is a key aspect of not only individual development, but employee development as well.

What 5 Skills are Necessary for Leaders in 2022?

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Now more than ever, employees need effective leadership in their organizations. For a lot of these organizations, combatting the repercussions of the pandemic was the biggest challenge in 2021.

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How to Create an Effective, Engaging Employee Training Manual in 2022

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Employee training manuals have been a mainstay in learning and development since the conception of organizational training. Despite their prominence in the world of L&D, employee training manuals are often neglected—they are commonly the last items to be updated, refreshed, and promoted.

Creating User Experiences for the Modern Learner

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Creating learning experiences that are built around the learner is a strategy that has been used in L&D since its conception. We’ve written time and again about the benefits of creating solutions that are user-centric and put the learner first. But what exactly is user experience learning?

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!