48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning books.

The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

However, you do have a sphere of influence. If Kofman’s work is a bit too self-helpy for you, let me rephrase it in edu-speak: Sometimes the ones most guilty of the knowing-doing gap are ourselves. We know social learning works. So what are we doing about it?

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Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? How do you find experts to interview? You’re more likely to get a yes and already know their specialties make a good fit for your students. business

Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Nicholas Carr , in his thought provoking book The Shallows, offers much the same critique. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading.

The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

However, you do have a sphere of influence. If Kofman’s work is a bit too self-helpy for you, let me rephrase it in edu-speak: Sometimes the ones most guilty of the knowing-doing gap are ourselves. We know social learning works. So what are we doing about it?

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

How do you meet this challenge head-on? How do you instill a process that works? The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books. Sales management books. Sales techniques books.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. =>

Close the Coaching Gap

CLO Magazine

Not even the executive suite is safe from the changes sweeping business today. Business savvy has been taken to new heights. It is a strategic process that helps organizations attract and retain great leaders, enables executive teams to improve leadership and team performance, and supports senior executives responsible for making crucial business decisions and achieving outcomes. Executive coaching has the potential to close that gap.

The 7 principles of fierce conversations every leader should know

Matrix

For everybody not in show business, the communication gaps and misunderstandings are sources of grief and frustration. At a first glance, it seems like a nonsensical thing to do. Let silence do the heavy lifting. Being a good communicator helps a lot in any job.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Support for selling physical products (books and other tangibles). How to customize a business model for your market realities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Several months ago I decided to write a book about working smarter for managers and executives. I thought I’d be able to do this by changing the voice of the Fieldbook. A friend of mine who has published numerous books sent the Fieldbook to his editor, a PhD English grad in India.

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Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping

Challenge to Learn

I will present about: Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives. I do agree with the trend that wants to connect learning to the workplace. When you are talking about connecting learning to business goals, you are talking about Cathy Moore’s Action Mapping.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

High-society events aren’t my scene but when an opportunity came up recently to mingle with a group of independent business owners over free wine and hors d’œuvres, I couldn’t pass up the chance to build my personal learning network (and enjoy a free lunch).

The New Age of Business Success: Will Unicorns Survive?

mLevel

How Culture Can Make or Break a Business, The Gap in Unicorn Companies, and The Evolution of Corporate Training. From a business perspective though, there is nothing funny or accidental about their success. How Corporate Culture Relates to Business Sustainability.

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. LinkedIn offers nearly 60 Learning Paths on their Lynda.com platform for hundreds of careers in design, IT, marketing, business, and more. These companies know that people need to acquire new skills to hold onto their existing jobs, move into new jobs, and enter new careers. No longer do they have to wonder, “Where do I begin?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." How do you explain yourself?

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. A comic book?”

Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness and business

Jay Cross

I am interested in the interaction of mindfulness and business. How do we bridge the gap between mindfulness and business? He then assembled a team that included mindfulness teachers, business executives and scientists. Mindfulness in Business. Wisdom 2.0

7 Signs That You Need An LMS For Your Business

LearnUpon

Is your business ramping up its training efforts? Quick to setup and built to streamline your business’s training, it could be a savvy move that impacts your business’s bottom line. Do I have to train remote learners? Do I need a centralized knowledge base?

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You do such a better job of it than I do. What do you do? Mike Morrison: We do.

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. The only way to survive and thrive today where emerging technologies disrupt business patterns and social lives almost every other day is to inculcate learning agility into your developmental program.

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11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

“Always do more than is required of you.” To make this pursuit a little easy, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 books in the field of e-learning for you. This book provides a brief overview of things involved in designing great learning experiences.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

However, many organizations find it challenging to move from inspiration to implementation, especially small businesses or those with fewer than 1,000 employees. Performance management, project management, team leadership and application of business acumen are examples of these skills.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. How are you doing, Elizabeth? Chris Badgett: Doing very well. You know what?

What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)

eFront

Classes had to be scheduled in advance so learners will know when and where the session will be. Mobile apps can now book transportation with just a button press. This approach works best with learners who do not have much time to spend in front of a computer.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling This post is an addendum to my first review of Karl Kapps book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games.

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Stakeholders are the owners of the business requirement.

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

Mind the Skill Gap. You’re going to have the right technology if you do everything correctly around AI, but unless you have a workforce that’s prepared to design, implement and then manage the results of your artificial intelligence, you’re going to be in trouble.”.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

She is a passionate social equality advocate committed to helping leaders foster healthier and therefore more productive workplaces, ultimately driving innovation and business results. But the business case is not the only tool in a D&I practitioner’s toolbox—nor the most persuasive tool.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. In many ways, this handbook successfully bridges the gap between the print and digital world.

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What is so Great about eLearning? What Senior Executives Need to Know to Stay Competitive in a Changing World

Coggno

And the added bonus – it is ultimately good for business! This allows trainees, particularly ones such as busy senior executives to access relevant training courses wherever they are, whenever they are able to find a gap in their demanding schedules.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

We let rules, procedures and policies get in the way of our employees who know the right thing to do, but we didn’t let them do it because of our rules and policies. Senge’s 1990 book, “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.”