Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? Did you know that a dial is basically a round slider? With a skilled developer and imagination, dials can do cool things, but this is not what you should pay the price of admission for. The responsive player is a stop-gap for now so your Storyline courses are at least usable (in some regard) on a phone. Honorable Mention: Want to know when you get feedback?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. They are normal looking people, dressed in business casual, shot from multiple angles. Let me know what you think.

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How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

Whenever it comes time to apply to a new job or go after a promotion, you find yourself taking stock of your skill sets. Recently, however, professionals have been focusing on how to measure soft skills to more fully analyze their impact on the business world. The opposite of soft skills are technical skills, for example, knowing the ins and outs of Microsoft Office or coding. Workstyle: Do they show a natural predisposition for an organized and efficient work style?

8 Tips to Nurture a Good Learning Culture for your Business

LearnUpon

The truth is, most businesses don’t place learning as a top priority and it can fall by the wayside. Avoids business myopia: With your employees constantly learning and evolving, you run little risk of becoming outdated or falling behind competitors. Pinpoint and analyze what you are doing, acknowledge any gaps and failures that might be occurring. Setting up a quick survey (you can do this through your LMS!) At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of doing this.

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. Elizabeth works as a speaker, success coach, and author of the forthcoming book I’m Too Busy, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us Stuck. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. Here, using easy-to-follow video tutorials and links to articles and resources, the folks over at Simply Business simplify the daunting process of setting up a website. Why should you know (and care about) the difference?

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Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

Others stagnate or go out of business. Before we talk about how skills grow and evolve, let’s make sure we understand how companies that do stand the test of time grow and evolve. But in general, an over-reliance on external hiring is simply bad business.

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How to deliver contextually relevant training

Coassemble

There are some incredible methods being used to do all of this and more, and it starts with learning the best practices. Just like when you would try and format a word doc and Clippy would point you to the toolbar you could use to do so. And in doing so, they realize that by carefully measuring and producing the exact number of parts needed to build a car, based on cars needed to be delivered to dealerships, they could increase productivity.

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How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

looop

So how do we refocus? And how do we add value when our interventions are now periphery experiences in the context of employee development and performance? Here are 5 things we can do to refocus blended learning today in more useful ways: Focus on performance outcomes not learning outcomes: Employees are working. But if we’ve learned one thing over the years it’s that grand-scale silver bullets do not work. And there is plenty for us to do.

5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

It cost Starbucks around $12 million in lost business alone. We’re sharing five things you can do that can help reduce bias and discrimination in your workplace. Yet when Buffer made the salaries of every employee public, it did nothing to change the gender-wage gap.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Of participating organizations, only 18 percent (2011) and 15 percent (2015) had sufficient bench strength to meet oncoming business demands. Like any good business strategy, a leadership strategy is more than a series of programs. It’s not enough for a business leadership team to sanction learning and development activities and then watch from the sidelines.

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COVID-19 and the next New Deal for artists: “Building the Vibe”

Kadenze

Even on the best of days, there’s always one thing that tickles your brain because you know you could have done something better. The teachers are trying their hardest to reach all of their students, but we all know that is sisyphean in their efforts. But for the first couple of weeks of quarantine we were doing completely different dances. While she was doing the Tango, I was doing the Lindy Hop. Photo courtesy of Arts Corps. Teaching is like dancing.

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LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. How networks evolve: hierarchies are crumbling, rate of change much faster–we don’t know what’s coming next. What is the Chief Meta-learning officer to do when we don’t know what’s coming? Learner Population : We thought of businesses as walled off. Most CLOs don’t think CoPs do their jobs at all.

M-learning : Examples Where It Can Be Applied

CommLab India

In the manufacturing sector, business revolves around production. The soundness of manufacturing equipment plays a significant role in ensuring uninterrupted production and thereby achieving the anticipated business outcomes. But, it is a good practice to remind them of the key steps involved in the process as employees tend to improvise on their own or miss important steps while handling equipment or when doing regular maintenance. Do share with us.

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How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

What would you do? The reason why most of our training programs are not able to have an impact on the learners is that we don’t know who our learners are. Better, we focus on training them even before knowing about them. Where do your Learners Dwell? For instance, you cannot include stock library images of intermingling of gender in a training program targeted for a conservative society where men and women don’t usually intermingle in public places.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? Each organization I have worked with or shared my perspective with are at different points in their journey of becoming a social business – where learning and working are one integrated whole.

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Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

despite surging stocks and historic GDP growth, people’s incomes and wages haven’t kept up and income inequality continues to accelerate. And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. We know technology is transforming the global workforce. Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation.

Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week

NovoEd

A key to business transformation is establishing a culture of learning. The business transformation efforts at these organizations are comprised of many things: determining the right corporate strategies, taking stock of existing skills and competencies, and determining critical gaps, then training or hiring to fill those gaps. So what have organizations been doing to build this culture of learning?

The Evolution of Leadership Skills: Don’t Become Extinct

CLO Magazine

As the world becomes flatter through technological advances and agile processes, the traditional hierarchical structure for running a business is becoming an outdated method for achieving business success. The manager/employee relationship has become more of a business partnership than supervisor- and-subordinate execution of ideas and strategy. In short, leaders can no longer think they have the answer to every business problem their people face.

Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

CLO Magazine

These businesses also enjoy higher revenue and profits, higher market share, and increased employee engagement and retention. That was the business case we were looking to confirm when researchers from The Ken Blanchard Cos. Hard measures can be determined by revenue growth, profits, stock price, venture capital and operating costs. If a gap occurs in this link, initiatives are either inconsistent or not executed at all.

28 Best WooCommerce Plugins in 2021

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

So, if you’re just starting out or have recently opened your store, you can quickly go through my hand-picked list of 28 Best WooCommerce plugins you’ll need to grow your business. Here’s a heads up – I have divided the plugins under various aspects of the business.

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Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

A former colleague from Schering-Plough, Karen Ling, was the chief human resources officer of Allergan at the time, and Basi reached out to ask if she could do anything to help them cope. billion company was built as the result of many rapid product and business acquisitions made over the course of just a few years. So instead of defining specific roles, we looked at the skills people needed to do well in those roles.”. Soni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

A former colleague from Schering-Plough, Karen Ling, was the chief human resources officer of Allergan at the time, and Basi reached out to ask if she could do anything to help them cope. billion company was built as the result of many rapid product and business acquisitions made over the course of just a few years. So instead of defining specific roles, we looked at the skills people needed to do well in those roles.”. Soni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

What the Tech? Top L&D Technology Trends in 2016

ATD Learning Technologies

As I write this post, I can already hear the naysayers: “ Yeah, yeah…we already know about social, mobile, gamification, microlearning, and [insert latest training buzzword here]. On our quest to complete required training, most of us indiscriminately click through a training module or LMS like a bear raiding a well-stocked campsite. We know what we want, but it’s just not that easy to find. ” or “ How do we know if the training is working?

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

Some of them are your learners and they know how to use Facebook effectively! I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other Facebook Educational Application. WorldCat You can do research, catalog your librarys collection and of course share it with your learners. They can share files, send private message and do much more through a fast and intuitive interface. Apps and tools are great but do most materials currently used work with social networks?

Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach

eLearningArt

For the next few days, I’ll be doing a giveaway of 5 copies of Visual Design Solutions. Solution: Think through the purpose of a graphic, so you know where you want the viewer to look. Where do you find design inspiration? I do a lot of different types of projects from learning experience design to website design. What do you say to the boss who doesn’t budget resources to design? There is a business case for dedicating resources to better design.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device , etc.) Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts? How do you compare both?

How to Choose the Right Course to Build or Membership Site Topic to Focus on with Ryan Levesque

LifterLMS

In this episode Chris and Ryan break down how to avoid choosing the wrong market to build your course or membership site in, and Ryan shares his experience building a learning-based business around orchids, including what motivated him to enter the space which he knew very little about. Chris and Ryan discuss the business strategies and ideas expressed in Ryan’s new book Choose. Chris also shares his first business in the online course creation space with Organic Life Guru.

Supercharging your Onboarding through eLearning

CommLab India

Because they are enthusiastic, willing to do their very best, and are generally aching to achieve. Unfortunately, so much of this potential is lost because most companies out there don’t know how to effectively onboard these new hires into their organization. Orientation is usually a one-day affair that orients the new employee as to where they will work, important things they need to know, and stuff they shouldn’t ever do. How do I do my job well?

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!

mLevel

We have the highest-rated delivery food experience in Chicago, consistently delivering the most delicious meals faster than anyone (we’ve averaged 13 minutes per delivery since launch), with the best customer service in the business. months since launch, members have gone to 3,300 classes, and we’ve generated $30,000 in revenue for local businesses. BookedOut technology has disrupted a dated experiential marketing business model. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts?

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. Therefore, companies facing this reality are moving en masse to implement talent management strategies with a focus on developing their existing employees to address the skills and knowledge gaps as a complement to their external talent acquisition efforts.

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

Learnloft

Alan Mulally the former CEO of Ford took over when the company was on pace for a $17 Billion loss, 6 months away from bankruptcy, the stock was trading at $1 a share, and morale was as low as it could possibly get. Having said that, there is no way a gap that large between the CEO and the median worker provides a positive culture or an engaged work force. Know what fills people up. Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management?

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online? Whether you currently teach online or you are thinking about doing it in the future, we are here to help you sort through this process and we hope that this handbook might help you along the way.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? What do we do with them? How do you quickly spot the fundamental killers and roadblocks to “true learning”? How do you convert legalese and technical jargon into relatable content? Do you understand your learning culture?