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The Neuroscience of How E-Learning Blends Into Our Brain

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There is a reason why 77 percent of American companies offer online corporate training to improve the job skills and professional development of their employees. employees elearning self-paced learning employee engagement

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7 Ways to Improve Engagement with E-Learning

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The old adage in business that “if you build it they will come” doesn't necessarily apply to e-learning courses. employees Corporate Training elearning employee engagement

Building Trust in Leadership Development

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When is the last time you lost trust in an individual? Think back to that moment and try to recall what you were thinking or feeling. I am sure you can vividly remember what the person did or said that caused you to lose that trust. Try to keep that feeling present as you continue to read on.

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The Importance of Mentorship in a Millennial-Dominated Workforce

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The importance of mentorship can be traced back to ancient civilizations. Throughout the ages, younger generations have successfully leveraged the knowledge possessed by more experienced, and often-times older, influencers.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the L&D Industry

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Learning and development leaders are continuing to recognize the importance of investing in an adaptive learning strategy that is customizable to meet the needs of today’s modern learner.

Defining Customer Success

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Your customers have in mind their reason for reaching out to your company well before they boot up their computer, take their smartphone out of their pocket, stop by your store, engage Google Home or Alexa or pick up the phone.

Why Employees Adapt Faster to Mobile Learning Than eLearning

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The advent of eLearning , meaning the original delivery of courses and other educational material via computer, was not something to which employees easily adjusted to.

Characteristics of an Effective Mentor

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In the last post, we discussed the importance of mentorship. Key points were raised to give you something to think about as you decide if working with a mentor is the right approach for your career path. The value of mentorship has been proven time and time again.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

8 Elements for Designing Training That Engages Corporate Learners

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Design your professional online courses according to the eight elements of Flow Theory as outlined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a primary founder of the psychology of flow. By appealing to these elements when developing your training program, you can maximize learning and memory recall.

Global Trends: The Driving Forces of Corporate Training

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With the holidays right around the corner, spare time provides room for reflection not only on gift lists and vacation plans, but also to focus on today’s acute topics in the working environment. The global trends are clear.

5 Ways eLearning Is Changing the Relationship Between Technology Companies and Customers

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ELearning is fundamentally changing the relationship between technology companies and their clients. There are a few reasons why customer eLearning is especially relevant to technology companies.

How to Design an Effective E-Learning Course

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Most companies and organizations have created manuals and learning materials in the print format over the years. employees Training employee training elearning employee engagement

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Effective Ways to Develop a Learning Culture in Enterprise Organizations

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Successful organizations make it a priority to cultivate a culture of learning and nurture their employees’ full potential.

7 Mobile Apps That Will Make Your Employees More Productive

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The trouble with the deluge of mobile apps available in the marketplace is selecting the ones that your employees will really use, not the ones that are necessarily the most intriguing or complicated. employees mobile mobile apps

The Importance of Consuming and Analyzing Metrics

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There are countless ways a company can use big data and qualitative information to determine the suite of services and functionality a customer would want or need.

Discussion Boards: A Key Element to Engage Learners

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A discussion, or conversation, is the most proven way to get to the heart of any subject matter. Particularly for eLearning, discussion boards provide a common platform for learner-to-learner and trainer-to-learner interaction. learning and development online learning employee engagement learning

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Effective Training Inspires Customer Loyalty

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We know that online training leads to more educated and engaged clients. And we know that clients that are educated and engaged are more loyal customers. Customer training is important because loyal customers are highly valuable.

Multigenerational Leadership: The Key to Teamwork

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Today’s multigenerational workforce includes employees between the ages of 18-80 years. Some employees are only starting their careers while others are approaching their retirement.

10 Rules to Create a Visually Appealing eLearning Course

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How do babies learn when they are first born? They use their senses. Adults depend on senses less than babies do for learning, but heavily rely on them for memory. Create content that appeals to the senses to help learners retain more information.

The Popularity of Personalized Learning

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As far back as seven years ago, Gene Willhoit, executive director of the U.S. Council of Chief State School Officers, predicted that the children of tomorrow would no longer be served well by what he termed assembly-line education that became popular in the industrial age.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

How to Facilitate Unforgettable Online Learning

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Studies show that brain cells interact while learning and creating memories. Learning and development professionals can create course content that promotes cell connectivity by understanding how the brain collects and stores information. online learning employee engagement learning

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4 Tips for Effective Distance Leadership

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Collaboration among employees is key to a cohesive workforce. It is critical to enforce teamwork in order to successfully achieve a mutual goal. The impact of effective leadership requires particular gravity in the age of globalization.

E-Learning: Key to Effective Onboarding

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Most people remember their first day in a new workplace. Without a carefully elaborated onboarding process and approach, the first day can lead to frustration, if not despair. employees Corporate Training elearning alignment blended learning onboarding employee engagement

The Importance of Developing a Learning Culture in Enterprise Organizations

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As organizations continue to adopt a digitalized blended learning approach, it is more important than ever to invest and establish a culture of learning in order to be successful. Values, goals and more importantly, employees define a strong corporate culture.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Leverage E-Learning Through Storyboarding

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In many cases, it turns out that even the brightest ideas for an e-learning course may not be effective without a detailed map.

Virtual Training: Engaging Adult Learners

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In the last blog, we discussed the need for a clear purpose in training. Adult learners have to be able to follow where the information is leading them to know what is important to retain as you move from one part of the training to the next. Training employee engagement learning virtual training

How E-Learning is Key to Effective Leadership Development

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Developing effective leaders in today’s ultra-competitive work environment is key to running a successful organization. Great leaders have the power to influence and inspire others by establishing trustworthy relationships based on encouraging feedback and opinion.

Flow Theory: Captivate Learner Attention With Online Training

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Deep concentration puts people in a state of calm while immersed in a learning activity that is so engaging that time is forgotten. Research shows that early online training curricula often transmits information ineffectively without factoring the psychology of cognitive flow.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

eLearning Trends: Outlook for 2017 Puts a Focus on Accessibility, Analytics and Adaptability

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According to IBIS Capital, the outlook for eLearning in 2017 is bright. The firm reports that the global eLearning market will grow to $255 billion in 2017. What will fuel this growth?

Learning at the Speed of Search: Focus on the Learning Experience

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As technology continues to transform how business is conducted, organizations are becoming more aware of the cybersecurity implications and challenges that come along with today’s millennial and content sharing generation.

The Neuroscience Behind Effective Leadership

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Why we do the things we do is a question that can be constantly analyzed. Effective leaders are visionaries who have the ability to influence and inspire others to achieve a common goal.

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Leadership

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In today’s hyperconnected work environment, organizations are continuing to expand, building a multicultural workforce spanning the global marketplace.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.