Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

The post is an attempt to begin an analysis of what is required to build and maintain trust and thus facilitate collaboration. What is the recipe for success when you need people to implicitly trust each other? lrnchat #edchat #collaboration #trust Me : This really is a difficult qs.

Build Trust, Not Control

The Peformance Improvement

As we come out of the recession and companies prepare for hiring and growth, the level of trust in a company’s culture will have a lot to say about whether that organization will be successful or not. Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled "The High Cost of Mistrust," calls actively disengaged. She writes:  The absence of trust is not simply passive—that something is missing. In fact, employees don’t want blind trust.

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eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Some Fonts Increase Trust A 2008 study by Sharath Sasidharan and Ganga Dhanesh for the Association of Information Systems found that typography can affect trust in eCommerce. by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content.

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Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

However, elections are round the corner so my trust would only go so far. Daniel Glaser talked of the various kinds of projects Wellcome Trust is involved with. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

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Trust me on this.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Lessons from fifty years ago! Some will come and some will go. We shall surely pass. When the one that left us here. Returns for us at last. We are but a moment’s sunlight. Fading in the grass. C’mon people now, Smile on your brother. Ev’rybody get together.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Market Trends Update 2010. Offer an option for people who do not want to be contacted by your company/sales person, trust me, people like this, and if they like your product they still will buy it.

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year. 

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

It Took Wells Fargo One Commercial to Show the Wrong Way to Build Trust


Wells Fargo’s cut-throat sales culture from 2010 to 2016 sent their customers confidence in them into a tailspin and resulted in the payment of over $1 billion in fines. It is evident that these organizations are under the impression that the trust of consumers is bought. The executives in question would do well to follow one simple rule: Trust is earned, it can’t be purchased.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

Post-Recession Retention

The Peformance Improvement

Trust-building. Tags: Communication Employee Engagement Leadership Organization Culture employee retention engagement leadership organizational culture trust One of the biggest challenges faced by companies in this post-recession economy is attracting and retaining talent. In an invited article I wrote for , a blog published by Dr. John Psarouthakis, I describe the kind of organizational culture that is motivating to high performing employees.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

It’s a good thing I can trust her. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. e-Clippings (blogoehlert) , November 8, 2010**Please use W-A-S-D keys to move through this post, mouse to look around, space bar to jump and left-click to fire. Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions - Bottom-Line Performance , November 4, 2010Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010.

On the Road with Internet Time Alliance, December 2010

Jay Cross

Over the course of 18 days in December 2010, I took part in learning events in seven countries. Leaders do not trust employees with social media. Here are some of the things I learned. Brussels, Belgium.

Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010

Rapid eLearning

If you’re in the same boat, here are some tips to help make 2010 a good year for you. So if you want 2010 to be the year you really kicked your elearning skills into gear, here are some tips on how to join the rapid elearning community. Trust me.

Technology Tips: Make Your Droid Battery Last Longer

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Trust me on this one. by AJ George I was ecstatic to trade in my archaic Palm 700 for a sexy new HTC Evo. I was even more excited when a friend of mine pointed out that my new toy had a kickstand (HOW HAD I NOT NOTICED THAT?!).

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. L&D Capabilities for 2010 and beyond So, how does all this impact what the L&D department of 2010 and beyond looks like?

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Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations

Performance Learning Productivity

There is a significant challenge for L&D to evolve from this type of fulfilment service to trusted advisor.

Want to Teach Math, Science and Engineering to Kids? Think Guitars

Kapp Notes

Check out If you think math, science and engineering are boring subjects, you need to re-think the topic and pronto. Check out this cool curriculum designed by The National Center for Manufacturing Education.

The Economy of Performance: The Tenor of Trust in Tense Times

There Is No Chalk

Spherion has just published the results of a study by on how the wavering economy has affected the relationships between managers and their staff in the workplace. The results are not good. Surprising numbers of workers are finding their relationships with their managers deteriorating, and many responding that they could do a better job managing than their current boss.

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Automation is out; Innovation is in! How will L&D address this?

ID Reflections

Preamble Dan Pink, Harold Jarche, Dave Snowden, Jay Cross, Jane Hart, Shawn Callahan, Howard Gardner, et al. have been talking about it, writing about it, warning folks to take heed. Giving organizations the wake up call!

#LS2010 Keynote with Jonah Lehrer: How We Decide

Learning Visions

But the secret to good decision making is not to always trust your gut. My live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at Learning Solutions in Orlando.

Command-and-Control Leadership vs. People-Centered Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

However, switching to a people-centered approach means relinquishing control to others and trusting that employees will not abuse that responsibility. line item for travel) before they have earned the trust of their employees. A leader has to earn   the trust and respect of followers. Command-and-control leadership remains pervasive throughout business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Needs Analysis - Help an eLearning Brother Out

eLearning Cyclops

My next big venture is training for an upgrade to Windows 7 and Office 2010. I have good grasp of my audience, how they use their software, and access to the new OS and Office 2010. I have also casually talked to a few people who use Windows 7 and Office 2010 and they shared valuable information about their transition and what they found easy and what was challenging. What specific features in Office 2010 did you require help with and/or found frustrating?

The dynamics of managing/nurturing networks of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

2010). It includes the group feeling, trust, reciprocity as willingness to help each other and face-to-face contact. Image by D'Arcy Norman via Flickr I received a beautiful article (thanks to Julie Ferguson!).

The Adventures of Developing an e-learning Course!

ID Reflections

This not only increased their trust in us but also helped us to build that invaluable rapport that made the rest of the project inspiring, fun, "learningful," interactive in the true sense, and increased the chance of the efficacy of the program manifold.

Less is more: A different approach to L&D in a world awash with information

Performance Learning Productivity

Early on the company found that users often trusted recommendations by other users more than they trusted promotional or 'expert' views. This post appeared on the site last month. I’ve re-posted it here for people who don’t choose to register on the TZ website.

PowerPoint Presentations: The Right to Bear Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Trust me, your audience will not be impressed with how many moving, colorful parts each slide contains. by AJ George I saw a guy the other day wearing a t-shirt that read, "Guns don't kill people, people kill people." " Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations.

Virtual Team Management

ID Reflections

Inviting the right people: Sending out meeting invites seem to be a fairly easy task; but a failure to do this right can "weaken team trust and rapport".

Employer-Employee Loyalty

The Peformance Improvement

The new social contract between employer and employee that Moravec describes is based on trust with a heavy dose of reality. Employer and employee must be able to trust that each is making the best decisions given actual market and financial conditions. To get the most from these workers, an employer must create mutual trust quickly and sustain it until the temporary employee leaves. The social contract between employer and employee has changed dramatically in recent years.

L&D – today and tomorrow

Spark Your Interest

I recently read a couple of things from our UK friends which I found interesting. I took a little time to read and compare, as I find that this is a great way for me to think a little deeper. [note to self - is this a learning principle/theory to explore?

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Given the unique advantages, they may soon become trusted assistants of every employee in the workplace. Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. Work is changing and, to keep pace with it, training is changing too.

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Is Your eLearning Team Sick?

Web Courseworks

I found that this seems to be not only be a valid point, but a great way to engage and earn the trust of the reader. I recently had lunch with an old acquaintance from the University of Wisconsin, Kathleen Paris, Ph.D.

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Style counsel

E-Learning Provocateur

I just don’t trust the echo chamber. Sometimes I am a contrarian thinker. Not because I enjoy antagonism – I don’t. And the echo chamber has been giving learning styles a beating. So I ask you: is that beating warranted? The theory.

Adults Should Learn From Kids

Upside Learning

Learning between teachers and students should be reciprocal but the reality is not that because of trust or rather the lack of it. Adults must learn to trust them and have high expectations from them.

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The end of publishing as we know it

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I pondered how we are – finally! entering the age of the e-book. Already we are seeing an acceleration in the sales of e-books, which I expect will correlate with a resurgence of reading as an informal learning activity.

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? Or should they be separated? Or ????