Tue.Aug 14, 2018

Story and Success: An Unexpected Connection

InSync Training

Virtually There Recap. Did you know that you have stories constantly running through your subconscious mind? It’s true! Without realizing it, you frame every interaction through narrative, creating underlying bias. Good, bad, or indifferent, your bias influences how you navigate the world.

Don't Invest in an Online Learning System Without These 3 LMS Features


Poor employee performance, high costs of corporate training and low employee engagement with training are all reasons that drive company leaders to invest in an online learning system, or LMS.¹

How to Boost Revenues With Improved LMS-based Sales Training


Ensure your sales team has the knowledge and learning resources they need to succeed. Revenue is the key to success for companies across the globe, and the sales team is on the front line every day competing for business against your rivals.

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Is Your Online Course Platform Limiting Your Potential?


If you choose a hosted course platform then you are limiting future growth. There is a common scenario in the online course space that I see nearly every day. You get a good idea for an online course so you jump to a hosted (closed source) course builder. In a few days you get the course up. You may even start getting learners going through the content! This is exciting because now feedback is coming in from the students. You are now ready to improve and grow your offering.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

L&D in the Digital Age Through Innovative Technologies

Lambda Solutions

With the explosive growth in disruptive technologies, “digital” has been embraced as the way of life. As technology continues to permeate our workplaces, new ways need to be explored when delivering effective training for global workforces. Totara Learn Features Increase Your LMS ROI

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Why Performance Consulting Matters

Bottom-Line Performance

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Interview with an Expert: Laurie Frye, Cannon Financial Institute

Blue Sky eLearn

Laurie Frye is a Professional Education Coordinator at Cannon Financial Institute, where she has worked for the past 10 years. Over the years she has gained ample experience and knowledge in the professional education sector. How long have you been involved with professional education? Just over 10 years now. How did you get involved with the virtual and eLearning side of things? By default really. Someone left the company and I was asked to step up, and I’ve done it ever since!

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How Predictive Analytics Can Help Companies Hire Faster, Better, Stronger

CLO Magazine

In a recent survey of more than 1,000 business leaders, CEOs and other C-suite executives, they said “attracting and retaining talent” is their top concern.

How to Get Crisp, Clear Screen Video

Visual Lounge

There are lots of great reasons to use screen video. Maybe you want to record a simple video showing a coworker how to submit time off on the new system or even a more elaborate corporate training video.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Ger’s Learning Notes #24 Learning from failure and mistakes


Ger’s Learning Notes: #24 Learning from failure and mistakes. By Ger Driesen. Which mistake that you ever made felt like a catastrophic failure at the time but, upon reflection, was a huge learning opportunity? This edition of the learning notes covers learning from failure and mistakes.

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The Answer to the Community’s Number 1 E-Learning Question

Rapid eLearning

The question I see asked almost every day revolves around locking navigation until a user has completed a task. In the most common case, the first slide is a course menu. The user clicks a button, goes to a module, completes it, and comes back.

Microlearning in the Workplace – 15 Amazing Examples to Make Your Training Exciting

EI Design

A lot of organizations are now seeing Microlearning as an important tool for both Formal and Informal Learning. Due to the diminishing attention spans of employees, organizations find it tough to engage them in learning.

Learning in the Workflow


The environment for commerce is changing. Change is happening faster, and this impacts both expectations and ability. Customers expect that staff can provide answers ‘on demand’, and employees expect support in the moment.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Grounded and Conscious: Your Development Starts With You

Training Industry

The post Grounded and Conscious: Your Development Starts With You appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized conscious leadership leadership personal development well-being

What is Open Access?

Gutenberg Technology

Open access (OA) is essentially a system that enables anyone with the ability to connect to the Internet to access publications and research documents totally free or at minimal cost. However, this is a simplification on several levels. Education eLearning online learning microlearning

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Top 6 Features to Look For in an Extended Enterprise LMS


Reaching out to your external partners is critical for the success of your business. Having an extended enterprise LMS feature gives you the ability to expand and be more involved with your external stakeholders.

What L&D professionals need to know about motivational psychology in the workplace


Anyone who has ever wanted to lose weight, get in better shape, eat healthier or adopt a better lifestyle knows firsthand just how important motivation is. Because it takes more, a whole lot more than merely wanting something. Reaching that goal is often so daunting that many just quit.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Learning from mistakes: the London Fishbowl event write-up


TRENDS. Learning from mistakes: the London Fishbowl event write-up. by Ger Driesen. 13 August 2018. W hich mistake that you’ve ever made has felt like a catastrophic failure at the time but, upon reflection, was a huge learning opportunity? How has that updated your thinking since?

5 Steps to Implement a Learning Management System


Choose the best learning management system. You must determine the learning management system (LMS) that will best suit the needs of your organization. There are a myriad of LMS systems: some allow content development, some allow content curation, others are solely tech platforms.

How Leaders Can Change Behaviors Through Rewards and Recognition


Think back to a time when you received genuine praise from your parent, sibling, friend or spouse. What about a moment when your workplace leader made you feel like your contribution was valuable?

Keeping Your Shareable Dashboards Secure

HT2 Labs

Join Learning Locker product manager as he discusses some important updates for the LRS, namely how to keep your data secure when sharing between sites. The post Keeping Your Shareable Dashboards Secure appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics Learning Locker xAPI

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Swift Elearning Services Wishes Happy 72nd Independence Day

Swift eLearning Services

Great spiritual souls at the Borders… True Nation feeling in the Hearts… Giving Ray of hope to Indian Citizens… Swift eLearning Services wishes you a Happy 72nd Independence Day. eLearning August 15 Independence Day wishes India independence day Swift eLearning

It’s not the end of the world, you know

The E-Learning Curve

The reality is that a poor result in state examinations seriously affects most peoples' ability to move forward in their lives. Continue Reading → The post It’s not the end of the world, you know appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

What Your Training Team Should Know About iSpring Tool: Highlights and Challenges

CommLab India

iSpring Suite is a tool that can easily meet your needs to convert PowerPoint presentations to e-learning courses. It would help if you know the pros and cons of the tool before making the decision to invest in the tool. Learning Technology iSpring

How to Keep Your Staff Motivated at Work

WalkMe Training Station

As a team leader, your job is to keep your troops motivated, with a strategy that underpins the importance of employee motivation. This is a difficult task considering the competitive nature of everyday work. By creating a team that’s inspired to work in the best interests of the company , workers can competently meet company objectives. Their job satisfaction will increase as a result, where they feel a sense of empowerment through their capabilities, and an elevated sense of self-worth.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

4 Essential Elements Of A Corporate Compliance Training Program

eLearning Industry

The benefits of solid compliance training are huge for an organisation. But how do you get started? Take a look at these 4 essential elements to include in your training program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Compliance Training Corporate Learning And Development Corporate Learning Best Practices Corporate Training

Keeping Your Shareable Dashboards Secure

HT2 Labs

Dashboards. You know and love them as a handy way to track and display the learning KPIs that matter in your organisation. A staple of the Learning Technologist’s digital diet. But how can the humble learning analytics dashboard be improved?’ I hear you ask. Well, some of you may remember that in April we introduced the ability to create multiple shareable links for your Learning Locker dashboards.

Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning - Featuring Microlearning Videos

eLearning Industry

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the use of social learning for employee training. In this article, I share the benefits of social learning and show you how you can use microlearning videos as an effective social learning tool. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Employee Training Micro Learning Social Learning Video In eLearning