Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. You wouldn’t hire an evaluation expert to build your performance support tools, would you? I decided to seek out a hair color consultant. He is but one of several color experts attached to the studio. 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.

Top L&D experts reveal winning strategies for training remote workers

TalentLMS

We curated a list with the most influential learning and development experts worldwide. Crystal Warren — Create a “micro lessons” library. A real superstar of the online learning community, Connie is a learning experience design consultant. Create a ‘micro lessons’ library.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. It lets people focus on their actions and draw some useful lessons.

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.

Study 52

Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

The stability and salary of a “regular&# job became more appealing and I quickly found myself employed by a consulting firm focused on SAP training and change management, while still doing some theatre on the side of course. I’d like to share a few of those lessons with you here.

Lesson 216

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. It lets people focus on their actions and draw some useful lessons.

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

LifterLMS

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. You have to be an expert, a teacher, a community builder, a technologist, and an entrepreneur.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #1 – Embrace Your Creativity

Mindflash

I recently stumbled upon Bill Gammell’s ebook on marketing lessons learned from Seinfeld. It got me thinking: Are there any meaningful training lessons to be learned from Seinfeld? Training Lesson: Embrace your creativity!

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Tap your community for design assistance from an experienced quiz-writing expert. – Trina is a learning and communications consultant with thirteen years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training.

25 years of working experience in 8 simple lessons

Challenge to Learn

Time for a quick overview of my career so far and the lessons learned. That was the most important lesson of these 5 years; It doesn’t really matter what you do, if you work with motivated and passionate people it’s always a pleasure.

Lesson 130

How to Sell a Lot More of Your Course or Membership with Copywriting Expert and Sales Strategist Marc Allen

LifterLMS

Learn how to sell a lot more of your course or membership with copywriting expert and sales strategist Marc Allen in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I’m an expert in fitness transformation or weight loss transformation.

How Visual Arts Inspire Microlearning Lessons - Tip #201

Vignettes Learning

If you have an important lesson to share with your learners, how do you ensure that it sticks to their memories? Adding One Level of Exaggeration to Your Microlearning Lessons Exaggeration is a potent method of bringing learners’ attention to an important or critical message or lesson.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #2 – Don’t Overwhelm Your Trainees

Mindflash

Watch and see if you’re reminded of anyone you work with… One of the biggest challenges I hear about working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) is getting them to focus on “need-to-know” training content. Training Lesson: Don’t overwhelm your trainees!

What Virtual Assistants Can Do For Course Creators with Expert VA Trainer Kathy Goughenour

LifterLMS

We dive into what virtual assistants can do for course creators with expert VA trainer Kathy Goughenour in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. So my stack is the training which now has grown to 24 lessons that drip out over six months and it’s all recorded.

Lessons I Learned From Facilitating the Foundations of Learning Experience Design (LXD) Course

NovoEd

Here, learners not only showed agreement with other learners’ ideas, but they also posed follow-up questions (e.g., “…maybe there aren’t sufficient LXD consultants/experts who can advocate/prove the value of project-based learning to HR?”)

Presentation Skills From the Expert:  What Can We Learn From Guy Kawasaki

Clarity Consultants

Here are a few key lessons we can learn from Guy. The post Presentation Skills From the Expert: What Can We Learn From Guy Kawasaki appeared first on Clarity Consultants. Venture capitalist, Guy Kawasaki is known throughout the marketing industry as a renowned technical evangelist. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, chief evangelist of Apple, and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Apple 40

Eric Ries on 5 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Startups

General Assembly

Ries saw the necessity of this commitment when consulting with GE, famous for its Jack Welch-era Employee Management System, which influenced the corporate world with its assignment of key performance indicators (KPIs) to individual contributors.

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

Vignettes Learning

Expert Intuition Analytic thinking is required for a math problem, but intuition is great for making quick decisions. In Situation Expert , this is what we call Instant Thinking. Intuition is one of the key defining traits of an expert.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync

LifterLMS

Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. For example, you’ve done a lot with marketing and CRM consulting.

Lesson from News Corp.: Update and Enforce Compliance and Ethics Training

Mindflash

It may be tempting to call in the experts, an attorney or two, to lecture the team on the potential legal and financial pitfalls of this bad behavior. They should not be so tricky as to require an expert to decipher the best answer.

Kicking off our Certified Professional in Training Management Class!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

AXIOM’s mission has always been to provide you with the best Learning & Development consultants ready to tackle any project you have. Even for the learning experts!

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.

Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Sometimes these roles are filled by people outside of your associations, such as an eLearning vendor, an independent consultant, or a volunteer.

The Perks of Offering Training Programs for Retail Employees

SweetRush

A guy named Nick, an expert in horse racing, sat down with me and taught me all I needed to know about the “sport of kings;” he also told me there were far greater opportunities in the horse racing department and that I had potential.

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. Following are six fundamental lessons gleaned from the experiences of product managers that L&D can start implementing now.

eLearning Design WITHOUT a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Vignettes Learning

What to do if you have no access to a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and you have to design and deliver an eLearning program? Implement “Reverse eLearning Design” – publish micro-lessons, in increments. Ask participants which micro-lesson they want more follow-up. Expand the lessons as you see more popular demand. Develop the skill of a business consultant - the ability to discover what truly matters so you can adjust your design.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

In sharing personal lessons and research we have identified 4 clusters that boost learner engagement in your organization. The authors of this article are Jan Rijken (director of the CLI) and Anja Emonds (business learning consultant). Expert opinion

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

Is, KM , as some claim become the fiefdom of experts with metricians and quants creating a lexicon and modality to which only they hold the password? Once aggregated into a body of useful knowledge the purpose of KM is to focus on organizational objectives such as improved performance, competitive advantage, innovation, the sharing of lessons learned, integration, and continuous improvement of the organization.

Working with an Instructional Designer: How to Prepare for Success

WBT Systems

Or, are you relying on subject matter experts (SMEs) for content? Listen to the expert. 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.

LMS IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES Part 2: The Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The LMS administrator can and should delegate some of the permissions to the authors to allow for, among other things, the ability to create, modify, and delete courses, upload content packages, and assign courses to learners (and reset the lesson as necessary).  by Ann Crane.

LMS IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES, Part 1: The Plan

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In this series, I’m going to share some of the top LMS implementation strategies provided by LMS experts from across the globe.  is an Adobe Captivate Prime and Adobe Connect expert. by Ann Crane.

VP Academy lead at JP Morgan Chase shares career advice

CLO Magazine

I grew up in the management consulting industry, working for strategy management consulting firms after undergrad and then continuing after obtaining my MBA from Wharton. What lessons helped you get to where you are now? How did you start your career in learning?

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: LMS Implementation Strategies, Part 1

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In this series, I’m going to share some of the top LMS implementation strategies provided by LMS experts from across the globe.  is an Adobe Captivate Prime and Adobe Connect expert. by Ann Crane.

LMS IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES Part 2: The Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The LMS administrator can and should delegate some of the permissions to the authors to allow for, among other things, the ability to create, modify, and delete courses, upload content packages, and assign courses to learners (and reset the lesson as necessary).  by Ann Crane.