Enlisting a Fitness-Tracker Approach to Boost Professional Performance


What if personal-performance tracking and real-time feedback, based on real-time data were used to transform another area of modern life; say- the workspace? Why are Fitness Trackers the Perfect Performance Management Tool? Tracking Professional Performance. Performance

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. This thing I have with performance support (PS) is a long-term relationship.

Build Effective Courses That Put the Learners in Charge

Rapid eLearning

And in this part, we’ll look at how to make it effective. Effective Courses Creating Relevant Context. Effective Courses Address Diverse Learner Needs. Effective Courses Give the Learners Control. Effective Courses Expose the Need for Learning.

Don’t Underestimate the Effects of Poor Communication

CLO Magazine

The study “Communication Barriers in the Modern Workplace,” conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Lucidchart , has taken stock of communication in the workplace today, and the results suggest leaders have some work to do.

5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content


L&D teams are looking out for interactive training content so that the employees can learn and retain the information effectively. Given below are 5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content: 1. Or you can have stock videos which you can leverage for a minimum subscription fee. These are cost-effective ways of creating a professional looking training video. Gamification is used to motivate employees to perform better.

Innovations and trends in performance management


With the year drawing to a close and the festive season almost upon us, I thought now would be a good time to take stock of everything we’ve learned in 2015. Agile Performance Management. Of the rest, 40% think their programmes are ‘less than moderately effective’.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


The LMS also enabled the academic institution to provide a virtual classroom experience that closely mirrored the physical one and, to its credit, was an effective answer to the isolated distance learning experience of the past.

Why a Reflection Pause is Critical to Performance - Tip #142

Vignettes Learning

This recall, which could also be seen as a form of reflection , is then used to guide us towards better or more effective choices. Because they know the expectations, goals and parameters of their tasks, they must diagnose each gap quickly and effectively to ensure a timely desired outcome.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


The LMS also enabled the academic institution to provide a virtual classroom experience that closely mirrored the physical one and, to its credit, was an effective answer to the isolated distance learning experience of the past. This type of employee is out on the floor, dealing with customers or stocking inventory and simply doesn’t have the extended periods of time to consume learning like a student enrolled in a first-year college psychology course.

Mirror Neurons, Brain, Performance, Schools, eLearning, & Gladwell

Big Dog, Little Dog

The reversal of the mirror effect was found: watching index-finger movement resulted in more electrical activity in the pinky, and watching pinky movement produced more activity in the index finger. The brain learned new sensory-motor associations, and it is these associations that underlie the mirror neuron-like effect. A psychological effect. Malcolm Gladwell discusses the Flynn effect. Mirror Neurons -- Rock Stars or Backup Singers? Scientific American.

A Simple Way to Work with Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

You’re trying to get them to help you build an effective course. The point is stepping away from information and focusing on actionable performance. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). I see purpose-driven organizations that go beyond just increasing shareholder values and stock prices thriving.

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Finance Market Simulations Teach You How to Grow Your Wealth

Your Training Edge

One of the three things he wanted to see there was the New York Stock Exchange. It was there he realized that investing in stocks can make his dream of being wealthy come true. At 11, he started investing in stocks. It is an interactive game that simulates the stock markets.

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One of the challenges many e-learning developers have is that they don’t properly identify the performance objectives for the course and without that, they can’t build meaningful interactions. These books teach how to assess and align training goals with real performance needs.

Exclusive: Arianna Huffington on the Importance of Wellness Training

CLO Magazine

Adobe Stock image. In today’s ‘always-on’ culture, Thrive Global’s wellness training … is helping professionals proactively combat stress and burnout so they can be their highest performing selves on the job,” she said.

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. Programs are beating people at games like Chess and Go, predicting top-performing stocks, and making tougher and complex jobs in the manufacturing sector easier by streamlining activities.

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How to Create Engaging E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Good performance consulting helps root that out. Some focus on performance where there are clear, measurable objectives. For the client, you need to be cost-effective and build courses that meet some measurable objective.

Let’s Stop Asking These 3 Questions About eLearning

Tim Slade

Well, they’re questions that, when asked and answered, usually results in lousy learning experiences and undesirable performance outcomes. How can we chunk and structure the information to be as effective as possible? Are you using stock graphics or custom graphics?

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Avoid breaching Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Copyright contains a bundle of Exclusive Rights that can be transferred to: Reproduce, Distribute Copies, Create Derivative work, Perform Publicly, Display Publicly. Fair use is evaluated on: Purpose, Nature, Amount and Effect on the Market (Did the owner perceive loss).

16 Metrics of Healthy Customer Service-Oriented Businesses: Part Three


Over the past two weeks, we have posted Part One and Part Two in the series that identify which key metrics you should track to assess operational and employee performance in the QSR and hospitality industries. To understand how effective your displays, promotions, and selections are, you’ll also want to know your conversion percentage (number of purchases / number of footfalls). Wage per sale ratio: How cost-effective is your overhead?

A Guide to Superior eLearning Graphics

Bottom-Line Performance

All too often you find unrelated stock photography , huge chunks of text in awkward places , and mismatched color schemes in eLearning courses. Matt Kroeger is a Multimedia Developer here at Bottom-Line Performance.

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Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Imagine you’re creating a course for managers about motivation and using rewards effectively. Compare that question to this one: Andrew is a sales manager who has been struggling to motivate his team to better performance.

How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

However, it’s equally important for brands to establish strong emotional connections with their employees, as they’re the best and most effective brand ambassadors. Building a strong corporate identity is one of the key ingredients for success.

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Video-Based Learning: Engaging Your Audience with Video Content


A study investigating the effectiveness of two teaching approaches, illustrated text-based versus video-based, concluded the following: “Video-based e Learning is superior to illustrated text-based e Llearning when teaching certain practical skills.”.

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3 ways to save gobs of time when designing training

Making Change

If you let their assumptions drive what you do, you’ll waste time creating more training than is useful or effective. In elearning we’re tempted to make up for the lack of human contact with an avalanche of irrelevant stock photos, narration, and flying bullet points.

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6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training


Thankfully, you can offer them all of the tools and resources they require by developing an effective online customer service training program. For example, if they handle a customer complaint incorrectly, they will receive immediate feedback and be able to modify their performance behaviors.

eLearning Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Edition


I recommend Performance Support: Insights From Jane Hart. . Learning expert and analyst Elliott Masie describes it as “cute looking and very effective,” so you know you can’t go wrong. eLearning Brothers Stock Asset Library subscription ($489).

Rewards, Incentives & Motivation


In this post we explore rewards, incentives and motivation, and how our EduMe community are using these effectively. Rewards a reward is a prize or benefit given to someone for an achievement, for good performance, etc.

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Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

With ethics training, that worst case scenario might be a scandal that causes a company’s stock to drop. Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained.

The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

CommLab India

Because videos are a great way to improve learner performance by providing visual examples, allowing them to interact , explore, and digest the content at their own pace. In-built stock video library. Having a stock library is useful in a number of ways.

This Week on #TalkTech: Infographics for eLearning, When Gamification Goes Bad, Simple Social Media Policy

Bottom-Line Performance

Text and activities in the center and, if you’re lucky, a stock image or two. The approach provides learners with a needed break from the style of course they are used to seeing and is simply more effective for certain types of information.

How to Achieve an Organizational Learning Goal

The Performance Improvement Blog

Take stock of your ability to do that and whether you need to continue working on that skill and then identify additional learning goals that you need to achieve. Have a “line of sight” from the learning goal to the performance of the organization.

Retail staff training ideas: 4 ways elearning can help


Point-of-need performance support. Imagine a store where the stock changes regularly, though not drastically – like a shoe shop. Why not use elearning to deliver this content efficiently and in a really practical, effective way?

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Rethinking Redux

Clark Quinn

The article investigates performance reviews, and finds them lacking, citing one study that found: “a meta-analysis of 607 studies of performance evaluations and concluded that at least 30% of the performance reviews ended up in decreased employee performance.” ” 30% decrease performance? There are alternatives that are more respectful of how people really think, work, and learn, and consequently more effective.

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Want to Reap the Benefits of Training? Get Everyone in Your Organization Involved in Teaching


In one of my first seminars, I was asked to conduct a class for aspiring stock brokers on stock options. While I knew a lot about stock options, I soon learned just how much harder teaching other people was than just understanding it myself.

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Making Learning Go the Extra Mile: A Spaced Learning Case Study


Most of the information shared was crucial for improving the overall performance of the employees. We took stock of the situation and proposed a solution that would take the learning initiative to the next level. This too helped uproot all barriers to effective learning.

Culture Change is More Than Skin Deep

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, the action may have been part of Mayer’s plan to change the culture of a company that was losing market share and stock value. Culture change must confront the link between the thinking that drives behavior and the effects of that behavior on organizational success.