Why Colleges Should Be Supporting Students With Mentors


Sometimes it can be really difficult for students to make that transition, but mentoring provides extra support that can help new students find their footing in college or soon-to-be-graduates find their place in the world beyond the walls of higher ed. Mentoring programs have been proven to increase student persistence in attaining a college degree. Types of Academic Mentoring. Career Mentoring. That’s where career mentoring comes in. Peer Mentoring.

LMS Mentor Programs: Learning Pros Need Learning Too


s mentor. A Mentor Helps Make the Most of Your LMS. There’s an old parable about a shoemaker who is so busy making shoes for his customers that he forgets about his wife and children, and they go shoeless. ” That’s what a great mentor can do!

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The Future of Leadership Development: Why You Need Quality Leadership Training Programs

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According to the Harvard Business Review the need for leadership development is more urgent today than even before. Investing in leadership development is the best way you can ensure that your employees have the management skills they need to tackle your toughest business challenges. Effective Leaders Have the Necessary Skills to Tackle New Business Challenges. Quality Leadership Training Contributes to a Healthy Company Culture.

Who’s mentoring ?the future?

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Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Oprah Winfrey summed up the importance of mentoring during a 2002 interview: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. A mentor is someone who allows you to know that no matter how dark the night, in the morning joy will come. A mentor is someone who allows you to see the higher part of yourself when sometimes it becomes hidden to your own view.”.

Top 5 Qualities of a Good Trainer


You’ve also most likely observed some of the best qualities of a good trainer and already somewhat have an idea of what attributes make a trainer great at their work. For this purpose, we’ve created a list of trainer skills and qualities that are needed to succeed in the field. We’ll also break each quality down as much as we can so that you can get a better understanding of what it takes to be an exemplary trainer. The Top 5 Qualities of a Good Trainer.

Mentoring Software Comparison: What You Should Know


Considering mentoring software ? We’re here to walk you through the top points to consider as you perform your mentoring software comparison. Mentoring Software Comparison Points. Organizations love mentoring because it fulfills multiple purposes. Furthermore, mentoring is dynamic and the right model you have now may not be the best model down the road. Flash mentoring is also known as session-based mentoring.

Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC)

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Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC). Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC) are an L&D driven consultancy firm who work with both healthcare organizations and professionals to refine efficiency and standards across all healthcare disciplines. Using the Curatr LXP QIC were able to deliver quality improvement focused learning material by combining face-to-face learning methods with structured, bite-sized content relevant to the needs of each individual learner.

Mentorship Program: Help Employees Find their Mentor

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Business leaders everywhere (including me) love mentors! Will you be my mentor?’ So, is the search for your mentor worth the effort or will it end in heartache, and a lot of awkward emails? Let’s turn to some real world superheroes for the answer… Business leaders, entrepreneurs and superheroes everywhere, from Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to astronaut John Glenn, agree that finding your mentor is essential to achieving your potential!

Using mentoring as a leadership accelerator within your organization


The business world is ever evolving. Pairing up mentors with high-potential employees can be one of the greatest resources both for them and the business. Read more: How many types of mentoring are there? There are, however, some differences between a general mentoring program and one aimed at developing the leaders of tomorrow. The start of any quality mentoring for leadership program is figuring out who the beneficiaries will be.

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive


For young professionals, having an experienced mentor can contribute to their future success. The career advantages of having a mentor are well-documented and manifold. On the other side of the equation, it’s easy to assume executive mentors participate merely out of altruism. There is more to mentoring than simply “giving back” or “feeling a sense of personal satisfaction.” For executives in particular, acting as a mentor can move their own career forward.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

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The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). The challenge for learning and development is to make sense of all the available data and leverage the insights for driving business value.

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Making Sure Mentoring Is A Two-Way Street


Mentoring is much more complex and complicated relationship than most people think. Mentors and their protégés need to take care to establish a mutually-beneficial relationship in order for it to be truly successful. Over the years, I’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach and mentor many talented sales professionals, sales leaders, and other executives around the general subject of effective selling within their organizations.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

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As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. From colleges across the country, below are strategies and techniques to help get all your faculty to create quality online courses. Create clear, written directions with high-quality screenshots.

Be the mentor you wished you had with these 3 strategies


Avid readers like Bill Gates will most likely tell you that books are a precious mentor and an excellent way of seeking solutions for many problems. That is why mentors are important figures in a professional career, have an essential role in companies, institutions or organizations because they can inspire, drive change, and share knowledge. Read more: How many types of mentoring are there? What strategies should a mentor adopt?

One Executive’s Advice on Being An Effective Mentor


Yee has long been a fan of mentorship and says he ’ s had many mentors himself. “ But they were all technical mentors, ” he says. We asked Yee about executive visibility, overcoming perception problems, and the qualities needed to make it to the C-suite. Did you have any influential mentors who shaped your approach? We owned a family business, so we came in at 9 a.m. The post One Executive’s Advice on Being An Effective Mentor appeared first on Everwise.

A Mentor’s Advice on How to Build Trust in a Partnership


A good mentor is someone you can have that fireside chat with, someone you know will keep what you say confidential, someone who has your best interests at heart.”. After decades of traveling the world as a general manager in retail, Richard Worth has found a new passion as a mentor for Everwise. He credits his high regard for mentorship to his earlier career experiences working for Tesco International and Marks & Spencer, where he met his most influential mentors.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

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As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. As they advance in their careers and seek roles requiring leadership and higher-level communications skills, their development needs will likely not be met by ESL or Business English programs. Leadership Development business english multicultural leadership

6 Steps to Align L&D with Your Business


But true transformation cannot come from one siloed sector of the business — nor can it be achieved simply by purchasing a new tool. For technology investments to have a real impact, HR and L&D need to align with the larger business. It’s new, it’s quality, it’s customized.

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For example, call center employees can logically move into supervisory roles from lower positions, but in some situations they can also move into roles such as analysis or quality assurance. For example, the call center supervisors may be more people oriented, whereas the quality assurance position may require more analytical skill. Next, coaching and mentoring are also “crossroads” for HR and training.

Open 24/7: get quality new courses anytime with TalentLMS’ Marketplace


To put some numbers behind these claims, the TalentLMS Marketplace catalog , initially populated by 20 high quality courses from our Australia-based partners Skills Maintenance, now boasts over 240 courses. With over 240 courses, and more to come, covering essential business skills, work ethics and safety issues, and compliance training topics, TalentLMS Marketplace courses can enhance and extend any corporate training scenario.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader

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We learn best by being taught and mentored by those above us and want that relationship established. • Tech savvy: Many baby boomers learned to use a computer at work. When former General Electric chairman Jack Welch realized GE was falling far behind other companies in its use of the internet as a business tool, he knew understanding and embracing online technology was critical to GE’s long-term success but also knew he needed help.

The Business Impact Award

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The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. The framework’s elements were developed in consultation with a firm specializing in measuring the business impact of learning, and included business alignment, readiness, quality and consumption, according to the company application.

How to Motivate Your Employees for Learning and Development

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No matter the business niche and size, having well-rounded and skilled employees is an important asset to any organization. Working on a development plan, take into consideration your business goals and employees’ career aspirations. Not only can it help your business grow, but it also can guide employees on what steps they should take as well as motivate them. Invest in Mentoring Programs. All in all, investing in mentoring programs gets positive results.

4 Ways to Appeal to Millennial Workers


As millennial workers move into leadership roles, this generation is now in a position to institute real change in the way we do business. However, despite their overwhelming presence in the workforce, businesses still struggle to recruit and keep millennial workers. With this in mind, it’s time to evolve with the times if you want to boost work quality, employee satisfaction and worker retention. It’s official. Millennial workers are reshaping the workforce.

CaboPress Review and How to Run a Quality Mastermind Event Chris Lema Style


This episode of LMScast is a CaboPress review and how to run a quality mastermind event Chris Lema style with co-founders of LifterLMS , Chris Badgett and Thomas Levy. CaboPress is a business mastermind in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico organized by Chris Lema. CaboPress does a great job of helping business owners transcend many of the issues they face on a daily basis and key in on some big picture solutions. Now, if you don’t have a business partner that is fine.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses


Ithaka S+R monitors and assesses the quality of courses on various MOOC platforms. With a combined input from subject experts and industry experts, it offers a wide range of MOOCs backed by videos, texts, projects, and personalized mentoring. The post Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses appeared first on Pinlearn. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses.

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support


While businesses are investing time, money and effort to upskill their employees, but the harsh reality is – not all of the imparted knowledge is retained. I am sure most of the business owners would agree with me that backing up the knowledge and skills of your employees is as important as developing it. Wondering how should businesses address this challenge? Well, this issue can be resolved when businesses use a blend of both informal and formal training.

How to Make Your Workforce Development Program Work for You


Track the success of workforce programs through metrics that link workforce development programs to business performance, cost of program recruitment and training, employee productivity and quality outcomes, retention and speed to promotion. Provide mentoring programs. They are beneficial for both mentors and men-tees and help employees attain career success faster. Is your company experiencing a skills gap ?

The Qualities of Leaders I Can’t Get Enough Of


But as I dissected what made these leaders so appealing, I identified the qualities I simply couldn’t get enough of: Lives Intentionally. This quality is so hard to get right. This is a quality that I couldn’t have appreciated until I hit 30, and started taking my own education seriously. Life, business, books, podcasts, and mentors teach lessons that speak to us at different points in our life – if we have our minds open to learn from them.

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business


Here’s why you need to invest in training for all employees, regardless of their role or time spent with your business: 1. They will gain a better understanding of their role, and they will become more confident in making decisions that benefit the business. Training helps your employees offers a better customer experience: Consumers judge a business by the quality of its customer service.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now


Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Best Practices Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Next Steps Conclusion. Investing in high quality Diversity and Inclusion training for your employees can radically transform your company culture.

What Business Can Learn from Remote Teaching


– A streamed video lecture by a world-class professional expert will often be of superior quality than an in-person lecture by a local teacher. Or by thinking of in-person trainers as individual mentors who can follow up on video instruction. A futurist’s out-of-the-box ideas on how education should develop provide inspiration for the training programs of today.

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How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Jean is the founder of Design Theory, an agency built to help business owners with professional photography and digital strategy. A good example of this specific messaging would be, “My program is for busy, homeschooling moms with more than two kids who are also living in a rural area.”.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy


Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. Chris and Dan dive into how Chris first got involved with Dan’s SaaS Academy, and how course creators and really anyone in business online can validate their offer and sell premium services. One key aspect of the sale for Chris is that Dan had three successful companies along with some failures along the way, which is really important to look for in a business coach.

6 Training Tips for Your Remote Workforce


As workspaces become more remote, businesses need to take extra measures to ensure their employees receive enough training support. The Covid-19 pandemic has marked a rapid change in how businesses conduct employee training. As workspaces become more remote, businesses need to take extra measures to ensure their employees receive enough training support. We’ve gathered a few tips for training your remote workforce that can work for a variety of businesses.

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Lifelong Learning: Help Businesses Thrive and Keep Employees Engaged


Lifelong Learning: Help Businesses Thrive and Keep Employees Engaged. How a learning-conducive environment at the workplace can help businesses magnetize and nurture talent in today’s world. This is a critical concern for companies in the present day and age; where finding and harnessing the right talent is crucial to the success of a business. How do we then recruit and retain skilled workers to meet ever-changing business objectives?

The Super User Value Proposition


While Super Users are typically employed for technical projects, they can also be engaged for other changes including mergers & acquisitions and business process improvement. Regardless of the type of change and the responsibilities defined, the qualities of a great Super User directly correlate to the value Super Users bring to change. They will meet the business users where they are and guide them towards the future state. A Desire to Teach and Mentor Others.