Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling


Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today.

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

All these innovations have become true game changers and turned the image of a typical workplace into something unconventional (in a good way). What happens when their positive effect wears off? It’s true that Millennials now are the largest generation in the U.S.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. But it’s even more true for L&D/eLearning professionals who work in small learning development departments. Convergence Training are workforce training experts.

Creating Training for Millennials that Works


The Millenial generation, now aged 18-33 (more or less), has always lived in a world where information is ubiquitous and easily attained. This generation has been finding the information that they need to succeed on their own for years, even decades. Millenials want more training.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

For almost two years now, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been remaking the educational and training landscape. One of the biggest impacts MOOCs have had is not in the massive online arena at all; it is in more traditional forms of education, namely, instructor-led training (ILT). The game has changed and ILT, whether delivered face-to-face or online, is fundamentally different today from what it was before MOOCs came on the scene.

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Bad Training Videos are bad even if you like the Instructor

Your Training Edge

I have discussed in few of my articles the impacts and benefits of training video and the way it is becoming a concrete part of organization’s overall learning strategy. By using video learning and the similar tools, what would you want?

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Creating Training for Millennials that Works


The Millennial generation, now aged 18-33 (more or less), has always lived in a world where information is ubiquitous and easily attained. This generation has been finding the information that they need to succeed on their own for years, even decades. Millennials want more training.


Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

4 Types of Employee Data to Help Plan your Training Curriculum


More employee data can make for better employee experience and training, but you have to know how to use it. Additionally, data about your employees can help you anticipate what they need and in what areas training might help to improve their everyday work experience.

Love is in the air! How to Manage Office Romances


Which means romance is everywhere—even in the workplace. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 43% of HR professionals have reported office romances. When they turn romantic, however, these relationships can affect more than just the employees directly involved.

Q&A with client CCO or Famous L&D person – Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Nicole Tarasoff is a writer-turned-compliance officer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She continues to advise key stakeholders on compliance matters affecting the business, and participates liberally in pro bono activities impacting the surrounding community.

Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

“Never has there been a time where so many changes are happening so quickly, and it is really hard for companies and employees to adapt,” said Kelly Palmer, co-author of theThe Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed.”.

Tips from L&D pro Jane Bozarth


I recently had the opportunity to interview the great Jane Bozarth , eLearning author and speaker on such topics as building more engaging training and using social as a learning tool. But, more importantly, it will change how you approach eLearning design.

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Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris


Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. With all of the technology tools available today, it is not hard to put your services online.