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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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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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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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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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Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

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.

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

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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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.

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?

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.

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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Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

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.

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.

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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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.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

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.

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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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.

Lessons from March Madness

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It’s that time of the year with March Madness office pools. Games are often on mute in the office so the boss doesn’t know how many people are watching the games.

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5 Blended-Learning Benefits for Corporate Trainers

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Blended learning has been a growing part of corporate training for a few years now. According to Training Magazine’s 2017 Training Industry Report , companies reported that around 34.7% of training hours were delivered with blended-learning techniques in the past year—up 2.7% from just two years ago.

Egg-cellent Team Building Challenge

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Last week ej4 held our all-employee meeting in our Kansas City office. The mid-year meeting is all about recharging our batteries and giving the St. Louis and Kansas City offices a chance to reconnect and bond in person.

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2017 in Review: Thinkzoom Learning Management System Updates

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2017 was a year of growth and innovation for ej4. To get a better look at what drove change in the past year, we sat down with ej4's Chief Technology Officer, Tom Lynch, to take a look back at the learning mangement system updates made to Thinkzoom in 2017.

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.

LMS Implementation: A Concrete and Tactical Guide

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Most sales professionals feel that their job is done after the close. Me, I like to keep up with our new LMS clients, right on through implementation and early use.

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Tips For Attracting and Hiring Millennials from a Millennial

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Millennials currently make up the largest portion of the workforce, but many companies struggle to find ways to attract them. As a Millennial who just went through the job-hunting process, I have a few tips that can help you simplify the process of attracting and hiring Millennials to your company.

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Compliance: Putting the "Human" Back into Human Resources

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If there’s one trend that has gripped business headlines this year and put HR squarely in the spotlight, it has been the growing concern over compliance issues, particularly safety, diversity/inclusion, and of course, workplace harassment.

Predicting ROI with eLearning

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You probably want to ensure that eLearning ROI will be high enough for your company. The post Predicting ROI with eLearning appeared first on. eLearning

Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.