Management Tips from Pixar Animation
JUNE 8, 2015
I have found that managers often educate and enrich themselves professionally by reading non-fiction business books. Because this allows a budding manager an opportunity to peek into the inner workings of another business to see what works and what doesn’t.
3 Key Attributes of a Successful eLearning Team
MAY 4, 2016
The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides these simple definitions for the word “team”: a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., I’d argue that all three definitions apply to eLearning teams. Both of my kids play sports, and I played teams throughout my youth as well.
Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding
MARCH 30, 2016
Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding Most rapid-growth technology companies have simply neglected to implement an efficient strategy for onboarding new hires , despite the obvious need.
The Pros and Cons of Working from Home as Part of a Remote Team
DECEMBER 6, 2016
InSync Training operates under a thoroughly modern business model: the entire team works remotely! Many businesses are moving away from having dedicated office space in their facilities for team members to work in. Virtual Work Virtual Teams
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. managers. managers (aka supervisors, team leads, mid-level managers). already for front-line managers? new managers transition from skilled individual producer to team.
Team Learning Up With Talent
JUNE 17, 2016
It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If In fact, CLOs have to think of themselves as talent leaders — not keepers of the learning function — and broaden their value proposition by partnering with their peers in talent management.
A Simple Guide to Effective Change-Management
APRIL 20, 2017
These hard and messy phases frustrate leaders and team members alike. Leaders who properly prepare for change and help their teams do the same can shorten time spent in the “messy middle” and minimize the performance decrease.
Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design
JULY 29, 2014
Here is a section on managing the work: Wanting to work incrementally, iteratively, and collaboratively is all well and good, but at some point you have to manage the work and timeline. Using Kanban to Pull Work to Team. In Kanban, the team pulls work onto their plates.
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. Every employee is a valuable member of the team, but your sales staff are the ones who ultimately rake in the profits. Your sales team must be well versed on every stage of the sales process, from start to finish.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. Teams who learn.
Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?
APRIL 13, 2017
For example, we work with our Learning Centre that helps us track student performance and provides our HR manager with insights about each of our team members doing an online course. . For example, a training manager who is rolling out a language-training program may want to measure skill enhancement or the increase of new language behaviors used in the workplace, increased customer satisfaction post-training and increased productivity numbers.
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
But what these both have in common is that they are still a “ managed learning ” process. In this and my next post I am going to look at self-managed learning in an organization, and how that might be supported and scaffolded.
How to Beat Manager Disengagement
JANUARY 25, 2017
Maybe it’s because people have a lot on their plates — being a people manager encompasses more than it used to. Or it could be the challenge of having to manage a variety of people dynamics, said Thuy Sindell, founder of the leadership development company Skyline Group International.
Why Microlearning Is the Best Way to Train Sales Teams
MARCH 15, 2016
Here’s why your sales team needs microlearning: Speedy onboarding ensures faster ramp-up time. Because microlearning allows for built-in assessments, managers have real-time access to the outcomes of training. Effective salespeople are masters of a complex skillset.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Matt Johnson Global Managing Director Kineo 5Learning Insights 2017 Learning Insights 2017 6 Introduction Some things will never change. you are managing to find a path through it--perhaps not. managing a large-scale change program. shift from ‘training manager’ to "talent.
Performance Learning Productivity
APRIL 1, 2013
Learning can only be managed by the individual in whose head the learning is occurring. But they can’t manage the learning process for you. One of which is “if learning is managed by the learner, what will the technologies that support her look like in the next 3, 5, 10 years?”
Developing Learning Objects in a Team
AUGUST 6, 2015
A lot of instructional designers work in a team, but many of them also work independently. I used to work in an editorial team where we developed learning objects with help of multiple authoring tools. Hope these tips come in handy for anyone involved in developing content in a team.
Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
Technical communicators have historically faced several challenges when working on development teams. From not receiving the information needed to do their jobs, to ensuring their work estimates are included in the overall team's estimates, to showing their value to stakeholders, writers on project teams can feel like they are facing an uphill battle to create good documentation. Being an Equal Part of the Team. by Alyssa Fox.
3 Tips to Help Younger Leaders Manage Older Workers
APRIL 3, 2017
labor force, it goes without saying that older workers will — if they haven’t already — report to a younger manager in the future. They include: Encourage managers to get to know what motivates their more tenured employees. Help managers use their older workers as mentors.
The Six Hats Of A Community Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. The post The Six Hats Of A Community Manager appeared first on Learnnovators.
Learning Management Systems: Why You Need One
APRIL 20, 2016
A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform that enables the storage and delivery of learning content for the purpose of training and educating employees. For example, did your sales team see a dramatic spike in their sales after they finished the course on Competitive Selling?
Why Sales Managers Struggle with Coaching
OCTOBER 11, 2016
If you’re a sales manager, you’re living proof that this is often far from the truth. Lots of companies take their top performing sales reps and turn them into sales managers at some point in their careers. We commonly see sales managers who: 1.
Meet the team #1: Eleftheria means freedom
JUNE 8, 2015
In this series of behind-the-scenes interviews, we’ll be introducing the team that created eFrontPro, is managing your private Clouds and keeps churning all those nice updates. I am responsible for customer training and support management. News Epignosis interview team
There’s No I in Team — Innovation, That Is
AUGUST 1, 2016
Senior leaders and their teams, regardless of industry, remain under intense pressure to innovate. To help unlock innovation one must carefully examine the culture and leadership characteristics in cross-functional drug development teams.
You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?
OCTOBER 25, 2016
The combination of instructor-style training (whether classroom or computer), where one course fits all, and poor support for immediate application or long-term development means that companies have spent a lot of time and money on training, but their teams are still not getting what they need.
Team Leader as Coach
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Yet when these stars are promoted to team leader, others often wonder, “Now what?” New managers can be more equipped to lead others effectively when they learn to coach. Colleen was promoted from senior sales rep to district sales manager, inheriting 14 senior sales reps in her company’s most important region. This team had weathered 10 new managers in less than 14 years and once again they rolled their eyes when she held her first meeting.
How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams
MARCH 29, 2016
How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into.
How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity
APRIL 3, 2017
People who manage their time effectively are productivity ninjas. The first step towards fostering these kind of time management skills is education. If you’re wanting to make a time management eLearning course, here’s a few things you’ll want to cover.
Project Teams – Coordinating or Collaborating?
JULY 31, 2011
In this webinar, Mr. Covey talked about teams working together, and discussed the differences between coordination and collaboration. I began to think about this in the context of an instructional design project team made up of subject matter experts (SMEs) and other project team members. He then asked us to think about our own teams and identify where on the continuum we were. Is this listening active and are team members truly seeking to understand each other?
Infographic: Essential Skills for Managers
MARCH 23, 2017
Managers make a huge difference to a company’s effectiveness, culture, and performance. If any of your team has recently moved into a supervisory position, help them develop these essential abilities for their success and yours.
5 Ways to Motivate Remote Teams
MARCH 12, 2015
How do you motivate your team when you can’t look them in the eye? This number can easily skyrocket when you are talking about a blended or fully remote team. So, how can you push aside geographical boundaries and make a personal connection with your employees so they feel motivated as part of a team? Use your learning management system (LMS) to create a quiz for all team members, including management. Use an LMS for performance management.
4 adjectives that make or break a team, in any industry
JANUARY 18, 2017
If you’ve ever been in the position to hire someone for your team, you know that it can be a fun, interesting, exciting but also a challenging, stressful and confusing process. Usually, you are pressured by your manager or time and money are limited.
Habits of top performing learning teams
DECEMBER 2, 2016
One headline from the report is the widening performance gap between high and low performing L&D teams. How are top performing L&D teams doing it? The post Habits of top performing learning teams appeared first on Sponge UK.
Performance Management at Deloitte
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 29, 2015
Kudos to Deloitte for making a concerted effort to develop a fair, efficient, and useful performance management system for its 65,000 employees. They write: This is where we are today: We’ve defined three objectives at the root of performance management—to recognize, see, and fuel performance.
Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem
JANUARY 9, 2017
Butler, 2012) Scope creep can easily wreck an otherwise “well laid out” project because it upsets the balance of the project management triangle. More often than naught it’s us, the instructional designers, who bring scope creep into the project in the first place—not the project manager.)
Leadership Development Has Failed. But There’s a Better Model
APRIL 6, 2017
Teams Drive Success. It’s called teaming. In Western business culture, the concept of the strong leader is held supreme; the team is an afterthought. Yet we venerate the idea of teams in sports. Teams enable organizations to learn more effectively and retain that learning.