More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

In my last post I wrote about Nancy Lublin’s new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business , and her notion that for-profit companies have much to learn from well-managed nonprofits. Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1.

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Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment. Lesson 3: Allow learners time alone with their avatar.

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Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. We scoured the internet, followed up on Amazon and Goodreads, and collected the most often mentioned, highly-rated, and most popular books on sales. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books.

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ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books

Litmos

This week we learned an important lesson: it is possible to drink too much coffee. The post ATD 2018: A Conference for the Books appeared first on Litmos. Articles ELearning Industry News

6 eLearning and Online Training Books You Should Read

Mindflash

For anyone who wants to be as great as they can be in a chosen field, reading books on the subject is critical to one’s development. Whenever I see a blog or article listing important books, I read the article. This is just a short list of books that I have found valuable.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. Jon Gordon, author of the new book The Power of a Positive Team , has studied many of the best teams–and according to him, having a positive mindset is one of the most influential factors for success. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Exception: Karl Kapp’s book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning came out in 2007. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned.

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Comic Books and eLearning: Examples and Resources

Convergence Training

Comic books, the movies that they spawned, and graphic novels are a massive part of the American cultural scene these days. For example, adults now freely admit to reading comic books. This is the first of two articles about comic books and eLearning.

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. When Donald L.

Why Are Time Management Books So Important?

WalkMe Training Station

Books are a tangible source of knowledge unlike anything you’ll find in the online world. Though eBooks and other online materials have gained prevalence, there’s nothing quite like learning from a great book. There’s reason to believe retention is greater with an actual book, a huge incentive for choosing this conventional method of learning to improve performance in multiple facets of life. Well, time management books are a great place to start.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. That said, when a colleague recommended the book Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte as a source of visual design ideas, I was quick to check it out. The book is a package of eye candy that inspires and informs. Here are my top four learnings from the book. I've dipped into a few of these since getting my hands on the book. By Shelley A. Gable.

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How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy

This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. ” You can read the article in its complete and original form here!

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

2b2k][everythingismisc]“Big data for books”: Harvard puts metadata for 12M library items into the public domain. Karl Kapp’s written another book, this time on gamification , and I certainly liked his previous book with Tony O’Driscoll on Virtual Worlds. Flip this lesson!

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson

Learnloft

Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is.

Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember

Learnloft

” While she had me and I am sure you laughing, she then delivered a message that should make Dan Cathy and the leadership team at Chick-fil-A proud and is a lesson for all businesses restaurant or not. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO

Learnloft

Here are seven of his best leadership lessons, drawn from our conversation: 1. “And the only way to do that is to learn from other great leaders and make those lessons your own.” ” Regardless of how you feel about SAP or Bill McDermott on a personal level, ask yourself: How many of these lessons are you implementing on an ongoing basis? This article originally appeared on Inc.com.

The New LearnWorlds GradeBook is Not Your Grandfather’s GradeBook

learnWorlds

The grade book we are all familiar with was simply a book where all students’ grades were recorded. grade book [NOUN]. A book in which marks for a student’s work are recorded. teachers were asked to provide copies of grade books and lesson plans’.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers - Upside Learning Blog , July 20, 2010 A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. Perhaps he will utilize it in an updated book release. Best of eLearning Learning.

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3 Flawless Leadership Lessons You MUST Learn from Chick-fil-A

Learnloft

Here are 3 terrific leadership lessons you can learn from Chick-fil-A: Make People The Priority. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. Free Speaking Opportunity For a limited time you can book John to speak for free to your team or organization. I have always been enamored with companies that blatantly outperform the competition.

With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership

Learnloft

A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. He is also the author of FML: Standing Out and Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.” There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

Do humour and learning mix well?

KnowledgeOne

After a rigorous investigation, he concludes in his book Stop Me If You’ve Heard This: A History and Philosophy of Jokes that while the mechanics of laughter are scientifically dismantlable, the same cannot be said for humour, which remains mysterious. Articles Catherine Meilleur

3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning

KnowledgeOne

Learning is not always a pleasure since it involves questioning what you thought you knew, coming up against your limits, making efforts to overcome them, repeating lessons or actions to master them, not necessarily understanding or succeeding the first time, etc. Articles Catherine Meilleur

A Short Experiment: Six Word Lesson Plans

The Learning Circuits

I don't know how many of you have seen it, but over at WIRED , they did an article in which they asked a series of writers to follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway and write an entire story in just six words. Let's see who can write the best lesson plan of learning objective in only six words. p.s. Buy The Book.

Too many meetings. Too little time?

Clear Lessons

According to David Bolchover , an award-winning business journalist and author of three books on management and the workplace, meetings – whether virtual or face to face – aren’t popular in the world of work, so why do we have so many of them? Clear Lessons Foundation.

One Great Leadership Lesson From Two CEO’s with Massively Results

Learnloft

It’s my hope the next $300M or $186 million payday is for you, because you’ve used these three lessons — and are getting great results because of a highly engaged workforce. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Free Speaking Opportunity For a limited time you can book John to speak for free to your team or organization. Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management?

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7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

Learnloft

” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. Speaking Opportunity For a limited time you can book John to speak for your team or organization at your next leadership event. Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it’s often our weaknesses or things we don’t know that end up hurting us the most.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Practical books with lots of real examples. Cammy, First Principles is a paper, not a book.

How Well Do We Learn From Experiential Or Inquiry Learning Approaches?

Patti Shank

Training people to identify hazardous materials in the workplace, for example, would likely have lessons, labs, and tests in a direct approach. Read the entire article on eLearning Industry Direct instruction directly teaches the content.