Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. Salons are now full of specialists. 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.

We’re Hiring! Customer Success Specialist (Dublin)


1-3 years consulting or customer support preferably in software. Customer Success Specialist (Dublin) appeared first on LearnUpon. LearnUpon is a cloud-based software company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in Sydney, New York, and Belgrade.

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Always Choose a Specialist over a Generalist


Be it instructional designers, LMS providers, consulting firms, or what have you – it is always best to do business with a specialist. You would want the specialist because they come with a rather specific skill-set, and background to your situation.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries. LMS Specialists: Why Now? LMS Specialists: What’s So Special?

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

A 16-week residential course for retirement specialists? Blog posting Analysis evaluation instructional design performance performance consulting professional development trends Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” ” Or they put it this way, “Have you read anything worthwhile that summarizes trends for 2015?”

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Training specialists always fret over the return-on-investment (ROI) for e-learning. Good books to learn more : Performance Consulting or The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook to help learn more about meeting the organization’s performance requirements.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

As a trusted consultant, you analyse the cause of any performance problems and come up with the solution that meets the client’s needs. Evaluator: The consultant cannot hope to obtain long-term credibility if the only way they can validate their work is in terms of happy learners.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? Laura from Canada sees an increasing call for IDs as "instructional consultants."

Why Every Company Must Hire an Instructional Designer


One thing has always surprised me when doing elearning consulting projects, and it’s that nearly ever client failed to have a full-time instructional designer on their staff. For the rest though, they were throwing dollars at consultants to do the work for them.

Instructional Design Isn’t Dying. It’s Evolving.

Experiencing eLearning

I now call myself a “learning design consultant” rather than instructional designer. We will continue to have more potential skills than any single person can learn, so we will work more often in teams with specialists in particular skills.

Case Study: Advanced Quiz Authoring with No Learning Curve

iSpring Solutions

Huang, and I am a Chief Freedom Officer and a Rapid Revenue Acceleration Specialist at Freedompreneur Coaching & Consulting. Shared. My name is George C. Challenge.

Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves

Experiencing eLearning

” The “Ask HR” option leads to a conversation with an HR specialist explaining the policy and providing advice. If in the real situation they won’t have a job aid but you want them to consult HR or another person, build that into the scenario.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

This trend too is being played out in my consulting and observations. Employment of training and development specialists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About LMS Implementation

ATD Learning Technologies

First, don’t designer your user experience (UX) solely for learners; consult with learners, admin, and managers. You might need to engage a consultant to avoid spending too much time (and money) solving user problems later. #7:

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? (ASTD 2014)

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. ASTD’s International Conference and Exposition is a massive, thoroughly capitalist, and rather carnivalesque convergence of people working in corporate talent development, along with the companies and consultants who sell to them.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider


Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment


G-Cube developed an interactive learning module for a medical website, created by a leading specialist in India. For doctors, it made sure that the patient came better prepared to the consultation.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

Jeff Kortenbosch, Senior e-Learning Specialist, AkzoNobel: “As an L&D department you need to realize that a lot of training is developed outside your area of control. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. 12 LMS Specialists Are On Fire.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

We speak to a panel of learning and performance managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one. Panel Discussion 2 – Consultants Forum. Consultants Panel. Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT.

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Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Performance Learning Productivity

This aligns with the model developed by IBM Consulting Services some years ago (see below) developed to explain the evolution of learning and increased value of on-demand services aligned with current and future business needs.

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7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset


Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

How to Choose Between an eLearning Agency, Freelancer or Full-time Employee

eLearning Architect

Another option is to hire an independent eLearning consultant to guide you through your project. A top eLearning consultant will: Provide unbiased, independent advice because they aren't tied to any technology, process or strategy. Starting an eLearning project is an intimidating task.

Why You Have To Specialize


Whether you are attempting to sell online courses, offer elearning consulting, or provide development services, you will experience more growth if you specialize. Specialists always command higher fees.

What’s the Best Job Title for Those Who Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

Learning & Development Specialist. E-Learning Consultant. They include: Performance consulting so that you know how to determine the appropriate training solution. A performance consultant recognizes that.

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High-Impact L&D

ID Reflections

Here are some of my thoughts… High-Impact P&D teams must have deep specialists – while it is important to have generalists with an understanding of the various forces at play today, it is vital to have specialists with focus.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. “ …changes in mindset are more important than changes in hardware or software. ” ~ Steve Denning.

[WEBINAR] How to turn a linear PowerPoint Presentation into an immersive, interactive Adobe Captivate project.

Adobe Captivate

L&D consultants who may need to create eLearning from time to time. eLearning Specialists working with Marketing presentations for product launches. Date: Wednesday, October 18th (Australia/New Zealand/APAC). Time: 11 am (Australian EDT) / 1 pm (NZ).

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development


I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. I have been reading a spate of articles and posts related to the need for a change in the way organizations function.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations


Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). Future jobs, now, today! Please let me know if you see these types of jobs or if you do these jobs.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.