Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. I decided to seek out a hair color consultant. The receptionist looked stunned that I thought I could just drop by to consult with Larry. While I wait, I think about the essence of consulting. This movement to a more consistently colorful me served up reminders about consulting. He oozed expertise through silent review, questions, comments and reputation.

Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses. Lessons for the RFP process. There were a lot of lessons that will help to develop a more detailed RFP (Request for Proposal). Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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Coaching vs. Consulting: Find the Perfect Balance to Get Buy-in and Results

CLO Magazine

Chief learning officers should consult as well as coach stakeholders while partnering with business units to develop learning strategies. Both coaching and consulting begin with a well-defined problem, challenge or opportunity that is causing pain for the other party.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

Here are three of the most memorable examples: Lesson 1: Find Your “North Star” Metric. Lesson 2: Measurement is a Nonstop Endeavor. Which leads to my next lesson…. Lesson 3: Analysis Without Action Is Pointless.

Monetization, Production, Growth, and Advertising for Course Creators, Coaches, and Consultants with Michael Greenberg


We dive into monetization, production, growth, and advertising for course creators, coaches, and consultants with Michael Greenberg in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It’s strategy and expertise in any professional service.

RFPs SUCK: Lessons for eLearning Managers

Web Courseworks

Few of us started this career path with expertise in business, management, not to mention sales. Most of us just don’t get it when it comes to selling products and services—the schools of education or computer science certainly didn’t focus on instilling business acumen or sales expertise. The client or consultant already has a favorite vendor (and it’s not you), but they are required to solicit other bids.

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Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change.

How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

ThinkingKap Solutions

But if you employ a company for some non-training-related solution (LMS vendor, business process consulting, etc.), However you source this expertise, it’s good to vet the resources before you’re in a pinch. Consulting

4 Tips for Offering and Mastering Online Coaching


Unlike class-specific tools, educators have more control over what is shown to specific pupils and are better able to tailor specific lessons to those needs. When a student is struggling in your field of expertise then they need your help, and they need it on demand.

Working with an Instructional Designer: How to Prepare for Success

WBT Systems

You need one project lead on the association side and, if you’re working with an ID firm and not an individual consultant, one project lead from their side too. Identify the subject matter experts (SMEs)—staff, members, or other professionals—who have the content expertise needed by the ID to develop the course. Lessons from similar past projects—what went well and what didn’t. Blog consultants course development instructional designer program development project management

xAPI Camp – DevLearn: Call for Proposals Ends 8/10


We’re looking for new lessons learned. There’s no guarantee of selection if you submit something and sponsorship is not considered for selection — we welcome vendors, consultants and stakeholders to present as well as practitioners, designers, engineers, managers and leaders. We’re curating ideas and expertise for a specific experience design. The next xAPI Camp is taking place at DevLearn on September 29, 2015.

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Change Management Process and Structure for Learning Transformation


In the fifth part of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., To ensure the right expertise is on the right team, we redirected teams from focusing on regions to focusing on programs and functions.

8 tips to help you sell more courses while you work from home ?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Whether you’re writing an in-depth guide or a summary of your expertise, selling or giving this away alongside your course is a great way of tying your customers into purchasing your other elearning materials….like, Offer one-on-one consultations/ private lessons.

Why Good Leaders Take Time to Gain Fresh Perspective

Training Industry

About Evan Hackel Evan Hackel, the creator of the concept of Ingaged Leadership, is a recognized business and franchise expert and consultant. Evan is Principal and Founder of Ingage Consulting, a consulting firm headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts. To learn more about Inage Consulting and Evan’s book Ingaging Leadership, visit

Is L&D Ready for “The New Learning Era”?

Learning Wire

Early lessons from these turbulent times indicate that: This crisis is further driving digital transformation. In reviewing and sharing lessons on corporate learning from the previous crisis, the expected impact on financially troubled industries will be far higher.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

I believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. Expertise in instructional design and programme development and delivery is not going to be enough.

Uncertainty is the key to unlocking opportunity

CLO Magazine

The difficulty involved in grappling with uncertainty means the lesson learned, knowledge gained or experience garnered will be that much more lasting. They were once consultants, managers and engineers before they became professional educators.

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The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

In our research conducted with participant startup entrepreneurs and consultants, we found that small businesses are invariably self-driven and social at work. For instance, if they notice a senior sharing or saving the lessons, they get the idea-sharing culture of a firm.”.

The Evolution of the e-Learning Development Guide: What Is It and Do You Need One?


Even after routes were found and roads laid, we still consulted maps, and later GPS, to make sure we were going the right way. Commonly developer’s guides cover three distinct sections, which are: Visual Design and Lesson Format.


2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

This is where our knowledge and expertise are strongest. The company combines innovative technology with expertise in instructional design and exam administration to design, deliver and interpret tests guided by psychometric science.

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Online education puts new skills at your fingertips


But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise. Scarso, a communications consultant and creative writer, took advantage of when she was learning Adobe Indesign.

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Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning

CLO Magazine

According to global research and consultancy firm Gartner-CEB’s 2017 white paper, “Making Change Management Work,” an average organization has undergone at least five enterprise changes in the past three years. L&D can learn many important lessons from start-up culture.

Combat Content Overload

CLO Magazine

Kelly Palmer is chief learning officer of Degreed and co-author of “The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete, and Succeed” with David Blake. The last thing they do is consult their learning organization.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That’s why we just launched DE Academy , a learning portal that provides digital access to our expertise, on-demand. JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. JEN: We offer courses, lessons and ebooks in a variety of formats.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

Before education moved to the confines of a traditional classroom, training was imparted through experiential learning and lessons had ‘show me’ and ‘let me’ ways of training. She is a seasoned professional in the eLearning space, consults for various global organizations.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

They differentiate themselves not only through innovative functionality, but also industry-specific expertise, integration capabilities, professional services, accessible pricing and other unique characteristics. However, early lessons learned have led to a resurgence of improved applications.

What Employees Love in Online Training Courses


Moreover, consulting material for further reading and educational videos in real time has never been simpler. Additionally, each model should be broken down into chunks, so that the lesson takes less time to master and the information is easily absorbable.

Elearning Spotlight: Military Child Education Coalition and Blended Learning

The Learning Dispatch

Each module had lessons of approximately 15 minutes each. This allowed the learner to take the training in easily digestible “chunks” and be able to absorb and reflect on it before moving on to the next lesson. Blended Learning Combination Helps Support Military Kids.

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

The corporate metaphor, lingo, workflow, notifications, functionality, integrations and association expertise are all problematic. As an LMS selection consultant with a specialty in association and continuing education learning systems, I get to see all the cool new stuff.

Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”


Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Podcasts in eLearning


Smartphones are the first and the last devices consulted for all kinds of productivity tasks. It’s more economic to have experts talk about heir expertise than write it down in the form of text-based lessons. Have you ever used radio programs or audio CDs for learning?

Becoming an Expert: What Has Intuition Got to Do With It? - Tip #199

Vignettes Learning

People with expertise in a certain area can easily and quickly come to a conclusion about something they’re familiar with. After due diligence - that is, after analysis and inspection - the scientists and lawyers it consulted declared the kouros and its accompanying documents authentic.

Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

It entails setting aside assumptions and could involve consulting with experts, observing and engaging with people, and/or immersing in their physical environment. And, because Design Thinking is intrinsically collaborative, it leverages “collective expertise.”

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

There could be many reasons for this: perhaps they enjoy the status of being ‘the go-to guy’, or maybe there’s simply no mechanism in place allowing them to share their expertise. Consultancy fees.