I’ve been depressed. You?

Jay Cross

It was physical (the juices in my head) and mental (the belief-set that controls my interpretation of the world). Emotions are the products of thinking. Brain Science Just Jay Psychology I’ve been depressed.

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Margin Notes: Managing for Rest

Abilitie

Note: Margins Notes are quick, 250-word or shorter posts that aim to pose a question and get our mental juices flowing. Steve Magness and Brad Stulberg found that rest periods in work pay off in big ways for productivity. Consider your culture of productivity.

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How to Think Outside the Box at Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Even if your office has progressive, trendy furnishings (like ours), there are still plenty of times when a change of perspective would help get those creative juices flowing. If we are really supposed to think outside the box at work, why do so many of us sit inside of cubicles?

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How to Think Outside the Box at Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Even if your office has progressive, trendy furnishings (like ours), there are still plenty of times when a change of perspective would help get those creative juices flowing. If we are really supposed to think outside the box at work, why do so many of us sit inside of cubicles?

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4 Ways to Design Learning Spaces That Foster Engagement

eLearningMind

Think about it: If you’re feeling totally uninspired, getting up, moving around, and maybe even finding a new place to sit could be a simple way to get juices flowing again. Certain colors actual stimulate brain function and can be used to encourage better learning.

The Power of Surprise in Story-based design

Vignettes Learning

Surprise is like crack in your brain. Scientists at Emory and Baylor used MRIs to measure changes in human brain activity in response to a sequence of pleasurable stimuli, using fruit juice and water.

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Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

So then, how do you keep your ideas fresh, your production process smart and your elearning strategy current? Let’s take a look at these and get the creative juices flowing! Use an elearning production framework that cultivates innovation. Inspiration can be hard to find.

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Spike Jones , the “Firestarter&# at Brains on Fire ; and. Juicing the orange. The members aren’t obliged to promote the Fiskars brand or its products. As the Brains on Fire website states: …fans embody loyalty.

Curiosity Drives Employee Engagement

Growth Engineering

With happy employees being 12% more productive , a little curiosity is worth the effort! A sense of intrigue primes the brain for learning because it signals that something important is about to happen – something worth remembering!

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Accelerated Learning attempts to change this imbalance by including activities that trigger the other intelligences, for example, Brain Gym® , games that involve movement, MindMapping® tools, songs and raps, and word cards.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies. View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew?

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

TechSmith Camtasia

It's relatively easy to use but it still needs to have some familiarization training and most employees don't have the time or the knowledge to "play" with something to learn it--they need to be able to use it productively right away. How do you get from concept to finished product?

E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

Think of learner projections in the same way you look at deliverable of products sold. So, relax and stop drinking Red Bull, that stuff rots your brain. To jump start the creative juices, I recommend using my vendor LMS analysis or Authoring Tool Details templates available on the site. Right now you may be sitting there reading the headline. You are anticipating a magical cure, because you are suffering from seeing some team named Dayton ruin your March Madness bracket.

HP Is Playing Learning Games

CLO Magazine

“It’s fun for the learner and easy to digest, which makes it a great way to learn about new products, reinforce key facts and explain benefits. The games were designed to increase engagement, reinforce knowledge and improve problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary for selling HP products. This way, the games would reinforce what she wanted employees to learn, such as a basic understanding of a specific product area.

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GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

You look at SharePoint, an incredibly sophisticated product from Microsoft, and probably the most abandoned technology in the universe. One of your key interests in music, and in fact you’re also a Broadway producer, having been involved in the production of Kinky Boots, amongst other shows.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is the book you’ll want to keep on your desk and refer to when you’ve run out of juice or need a helping hand. From chess champions, star athletes to entrepreneurs and brain surgeons, Ericsson has searched to find the common themes that bind them together.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Situating our brains in our heads oversimplifies the situation; our brains are distributed throughout our bodies. Consider Cisco, a company with a staggering thirst for new-product information and detail.