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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

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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.

3 Neurotransmitters to Enhance Corporate Learning and Engagement

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Neurotransmitter is a term for chemicals that are synthesized in brain cells. As a learning and development leader and professional, you have the power to influence synaptic brain activity. Synapse simply refers to gap-crossing activity of brain chemicals between two cells in the brain.

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2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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.

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.

Soft Skills Training in eLearning

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Successful organizations understand the importance of soft skills training when developing millennial leaders. Soft skills including communication, problem solving, teamwork, negotiating and organization are key to effective leadership development among all generations within the workforce.

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.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

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?

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Effective Leadership in the New Year

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With the New Year right around the corner, this is often the time for self-reflection. What have we accomplished this year and what do we hope to accomplish in the next? We find ourselves thinking of the type of person we were and more mindful of the person we want to be.

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 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.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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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

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

Knowing Your Audience: Training Your Employees

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Not Everyone is Just Like You. employees Training Corporate Training employee training employee engagement

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The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

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.

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Driving Engagement With a Clear Purpose

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What is the End Goal? The principles of adult learning are founded on the notion that as we age, having a purpose behind learning becomes much more important. When we’re young, we are more likely to accept that the future may yield an unforeseeable need for the information we’re absorbing.

Benefits of Gamification in E-Learning

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If you want your employees to learn faster, engage more in their training, and retain what they are learning longer, consider building gamification elements into your e-learning programs. employees learning and development gamification elearning employee engagement

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.

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.

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.

Maximize Learning With the ABCs of the Socratic Method

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Instruct by asking questions and not lecturing. Answer questions with a question. At first this sounds like a simple corporate learning strategy. However, as you try to implement the Socratic style, you may find it quite daunting.

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.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!