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Improve Employee Social Awareness Through Workplace Empathy

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People appreciate when you show care and concern. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” It’s a skill that can be and should be trained in the workplace.

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Leading the Way to a Learning Culture

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Culture happens. I know, it sounds like a bad bumper sticker from the ’90s, but it’s true: Your organization has a culture. To be successful, that culture will need to be one where learning is valued. Growing and sustaining that kind of learning culture starts with leadership. Learning Cultures

7 Secrets for Setting and Communicating Priorities at Work

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Setting priorities at work isn’t just about choosing to do one thing over another; it’s about choosing to do important things first so that you can achieve your long-term goals. Once priorities are established, they help us to stay organized and on-task. Leadership

How to Motivate Employees: Leadership vs. Impedership

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Ever wonder how to motivate employees so they are more engaged with their work, and better at it? Of course - what manager or leader hasn't? Unfortunately, many attempts to get the best out of our employees backfire. Instead of showing leadership , we exemplify the opposite: impedership. Leadership

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

What is Adult Learning Theory and Why Is It Important?

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We often take for granted that people know how to learn. After all, we all had to learn while in school, right? But that can be a dangerous attitude to take when it comes to corporate training initiatives.

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Communication is at the Heart of Soft Skills Training

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Look around. Especially in a restaurant or airport. People are eating and traveling together but they are not really together. Everyone is staring at their phone. Perpetually scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, playing Candy Crush or Words With Friends and not being present with their people.

7 Characteristics of Winning Team Dynamics

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Have you ever wondered why some teams get everyone rowing in the same direction, while others just struggle or sink to the bottom? Human Resources

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So, What is eLearning?

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Don’t Let Different Meanings Confuse You. As CEO of ej4, I get to talk not only to many industry experts but also to clients and prospects as well. So do my sales and marketing teams. One thing we’ve discovered: People use the term “eLearning” differently. Training & Development

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The Definition of Sales Insanity

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Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.”. Sales

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

What is a Learning Consultant?

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And How Are They the Key to Corporate Learning? Sometimes I am amazed at (and proud of!) the loyalty our clients show us. We have a 95% client retention rate, and several of our clients have been with us since Day 1—meaning they have been clients for 14 years and running. Training & Development

Expanding the Reach of Your Classroom with Video

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Employee turnover is a problem all companies are trying to solve. According to an article in the Huffington Post, the top five reasons employees leave a company are: They don't feel appreciated. The company isn't innovative. There is a lack of training. They don't like their coworkers.

Evaluating Your Corporate Training Strategy

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Question: Is your organization proactive when it comes to a corporate learning strategy? Let me share this story: We once had a client come to us with an immediate and urgent need for a specific safety training video topic.

How Can Workplace Wellness Be Improved?

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Start With Healthy Balance. There’s a lot of research showing that healthier employees are a benefit to organizations. They are more productive, less likely to miss work or be involved in accidents, less likely to file workers’ comp claims, and more likely to stay with the company.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Are You a Training Department of One?

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Or two, three, or four? How can you possibly create 100% of the training you need for all of your employees? Whether you have 30 employees or 300, one person can’t do it all. You can check the box and handle the training to keep your company from being sued.

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It’s Perfect Timing for Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

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Who would have thought there would be a time when romaine lettuce would be bad for you! According to the Center for Disease Control, there have been 23 outbreaks investigated to date, including the recent romaine incident. Sounds like an episode of The Big Bang Theory.)

Lessons in Creativity from DevLearn 2018

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Whether your job description or title includes words like training, eLearning, instructional design, talent, safety, or performance, we all need to be creative in our jobs, specifically when creating training content.

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Our Clients are Part of Our Team

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Since the beginning, ej4 has always partnered with our clients. We don’t sell training widgets, our solutions vary based on client needs. We are in the business of changing behaviors. Our vision is to ignite employees’ full potential.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Tips for Creating a Cybersecurity Training Program

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Cybersecurity training as an extension of your safety training. Training & Development

What is a Learning Ecosystem? And How Does it Support Corporate Strategy?

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The term “learning ecosystem” is a trendy one in learning and development circles. It’s an important idea; understanding it helps organizations and their leaders think strategically about their learning and training—and helps them achieve the goals they set for themselves.

Why You Should Be Open to Coaching and Feedback

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In my sales role, I have to be in front of people a lot. So when our marketing team asked me to help with a short video for our website, I thought it would be easy. Is there really any difference between making a presentation to two dozen people and two billion?

10 Tips to Improve Learning Engagement

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When it comes to learning engagement—or lack of learning engagement—I am reminded of the words of Gary Vaynerchuk. You're always one great piece of content away from having your life changed.". Unfortunately, many employees will be waiting a long time for the one great piece of life-changing content.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Hospitality Training:  Don't Lose the Personal Touch

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Kiosks for check-in. Mobile hotel keys. Tablets for tableside ordering. Table tracking devices for food delivery. These are a few of the innovations in hospitality technology improving the customer experience and removing the human element.

Practical Nonverbal Communication Tips

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Candy Cane Neck. That is the name I have given to a future medical condition of our youth. This is not the S-curve version of scoliosis I grew up hearing about in the 70’s and 80’s. This is a new version that will be caused by spending too many hours looking down at a tablet or phone.

Fighting for Your HR Budget

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How to Budget for Training and Development—And Get Others to Help. Creating a budget for training and development is easier said than done. Most CHROs and HR directors focus on how to budget for training and development, but the real obstacle is how can you convince the organization to pay for it?

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If People Have Such Short Attention Spans, How is it We Can Binge-Watch Netflix?

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It’s an honest question. These days you can’t turn around without seeing another article on how short our attention spans are, or how distracted we are at work.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Buying an LMS: The Complete Feature Checklist to Make the Right Choice

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“Which LMS should I use?” is a question we hear a lot at industry gatherings. Whether you are buying an LMS for the first time or merely looking to replace your old clunker of an LMS, you know the importance of doing your homework and finding the right one for your organization.

Imagine the Possibilities for Growth with Blended Learning

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Hooray! It finally happened — you've decided to incorporate eLearning into your existing training and development programs. Your training is now going to be delivered using "blended learning," and part of you is wondering: Is this going to fundamentally change what I do around here

How to Buy eLearning Content for Your LMS (And Not Regret It Later)

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Buying eLearning content is easy, but shopping for content can be a nightmare. There are so many options and factors you need to consider to ensure you’re getting the right content for your organization. Then there’s a fear of buyer’s remorse. Training & Development

Office Safety Training for Employees

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When you think of safety training, your mind goes to factory and warehouse workers wearing hard hats and using forklifts. We can't forget safety training for office employees. I was thinking about how I always say “be careful” to my friends and family, and how that applies to my co-workers.

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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.