How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula


We asked 37 productivity experts a simple question: can employee productivity be trained? But how exactly do you train people on productivity? However, the concept of productivity training is not new. But training on productivity, according to experts, can change that.

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity

Learning Rebels

Time for a productivity smack down! Well, not exactly Christmas in the traditional “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Christmas, but that other Christmas…Productivity Christmas! How is this productive? By allowing this we self-sabotage our productivity efforts.

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When it comes to productivity, expert Stever Robbins says keep it old school


He’s a productivity expert and the creator of Get-it-Done Groups accountability groups as well as, as well as the author of ‘Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More’. Productivity in the workplace: can it be trained? Treating productivity like a team sport.

Boost Your Team Productivity With The Power of Five

Growth Engineering

This week, I share my favourite productivity tool with you, to help turbocharge your team’s performance. The internet is alive with productivity hacks! Don’t worry, I’m not here to pull you away from your packed to-do list with another 1000 productivity tips.

How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever tried to write a script? The first thing you want to do before you create a video is write a script, even if it’s brief. And although writing a script can seem daunting, don’t worry. How to write informational or instructional video scripts.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Knowing the end now lets you figure out some critical information in your pre production planning: Where is the video going to end up? You may want to add extra elements that identify the product, company, or organization.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? I’m sure you have had the experience of having to remember a phone number for the minute or two it took you to find a pen and paper.

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10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

Web Courseworks

The eLearning Guild pens a newsletter called Learning Solutions Magazine , the industry’s oldest and most trusted source of practical information on enterprise-wide learning. Supplier and Product Directories.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

That pondering took me back to all the blog posts by various bloggers that have most influenced my thought process and my posts in 2009. I guess this would have been a fitting post to write on the 31st or even yesterday. Tags: Blogs Reading Reflection Personal

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Top 10 Effective Time Management Tactics

Your Training Edge

You can either use a paper and pen or an online calendar. Figure out your most productive time and then schedule your tasks. It takes a lot of time to do academic work, i.e., to research, take notes, write reports, and complete assignments.

Client Appreciation

Solo Learning

In a world of globalization, the same product or service is available from any number of different vendors. Nonetheless, intrinsic value is attributed to someone taking the time to sit down and actually write a letter. Writing a brief, but gracious, letter only takes an average of 1 to 2 minutes. Pens, highlighters, jotters, or notebooks are the best options because your clients can use them; and, besides practicality, branded gifts become marketing for your company as well.

The Why’s and How’s of Social Learning in the Workplace

SHIFT eLearning

You follow your favorite blogs to learn new ways of writing and how the masters play with the language. We read self-development write-ups to learn how the achievers in our society begin their day, keep away distractions at work, and remain consistently productive.

7 Holiday gifts your employees will love this season


They are also usually subpar quality products that nobody is really excited about receiving. Their RESOLUTION line is just what they need for writing down their New Year’s resolutions — or for writing down their notes down in style at the next company meeting.


Yesterday’s Procrastination – Today’s Waste of Time

Edmego Learning

Good Old Fashioned Pen and Paper. Stop for a minute and write down three items that consistently distract you. For me it is noise ,especially when I am writing blog posts like this one. When I feel projects piling up I actually get out my scratch pad and write down what I need to accomplish in the day. The facts are that we have to take control of our feelings and create an environment that discourages procrastinating and encourages productivity.

Ways to be an Effective Student

Your Training Edge

Here in this blog, we going to discuss some ideas and tips that will help you out to be an effective student and all your hard work will turn into smart work. It’s difficult to read handouts again and again when you start reading your handouts make sure to have a pen or a highlighter with you.

How to avoid death by PowerPoint

Clear Lessons

Jobs built anticipation by asking his audience to think about three revolutionary products: the iPod, the phone and a breakthrough internet device. He asked them to imagine how things might be if these weren’t three separate products, but one. How to avoid death by PowerPoint .

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic


Also, it helps to take a pen and a paper and start writing all of this down. Office Productivity: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Data Modeling, Data Visualization, Mac Basics, SAP, Google Sheets, Google Docs , Project Planning etc. Blog post discussions.

4 Traditional PC Features Mobile is NOT About

mLearning Revolution

I hope you are doing well and thanks for staying tuned in to my writing. Here’s one in particular that is very telling: [the] Surface RT tablet recently led to a write-down totaling $900 million. Pen Support.

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Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you’re making corporate training , educational videos, or videos to sell and promote a product or business, video creators all have the goal of producing relevant, engaging content for their audiences. So always write down your ideas – big or small – immediately.

2014 Reflection and Resolutions


Write more. Write more – I like to write. In fact, I have hundreds of articles, blog posts and short stories that I’ve started. I really have to consciously think and plan how something is going to ‘read’ before I write. I got weekly writing assignments as it is.

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Cool daydreaming

Learning with e's

I also have several musical instruments to hand and plenty of sketching and writing materials. Image created by Steve Wheeler (spot the skull) We all have our favourite places. Spaces in which we can relax, be one with nature, or unleash our creative instincts.


What Is a Learning Ecosystem?

Convergence Training

Download our FREE Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. This can be as modest as pens, pencils, paper, whiteboards, and chalkboards. appeared first on Convergence Training Blog. Have you heard the phrase learning ecosystem and wondered what it means?


How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


How to write a course? There is no one way to write a course. For example, some instructors invest a lot of money in video production. The good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. – Writing. Writing Goals and Objectives. Do you write a blog?

David Rose: Enchanted Objects -- Opening Keynote #ATDTK

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from the opening keynote at ATD TechKnowledge 2016, happening this week in Las Vegas. Anoto pen/Livescribe – in the form factor of a pen, a microphone to record the conversation/lecture, time-stamps everything you write – you tap your notes at a particular spot and it will play the audio recording from that point on. They’ve trained the system to recognize brands, products, locations.

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How to Build a Mobile-Ready Training Program for Pharmaceutical Industry


It is the result of well-designed training programs that employees working in the pharmaceutical industry have knowledge of all the products and we get medicines that fit our needs. In this blog, we will take a look at how pharmaceutical companies can make mobile-ready training programs for their employees. Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) is the main regulatory standard enforced by the FDA to ensure that the drug product is safe for human consumption.

5 Tips You Can Use Right Now to Improve the Feedback Loop

TechSmith Camtasia

How involved they are will probably depend on where the content will be published, the format (video, blog post, web page, etc.), In order to produce the best final product, it’s crucial that you receive honest feedback. Ah, feedback.

How to Create Rollovers, Pop-ups and Branching for Lectora e.


Products. Live Product Demonstrations. Blog. Product User Guides. Tip: As Diane says, the key to branching is not the authoring tool; it’s your brain and a pen. Learn more tips and tricks by subscribing to the Everything for e-Learning Blog , or visiting Lectora University. Christie Wroten graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelors degree in English and Writing. Back to Blog Home. Be the First to Know with the Lectora Blog.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Of course it can still look lame – the course that is – but that isn’t because of the product, rather umm (well you know who). 19 Zenler Studio - I liked this product last year (2012) and I still find it quite favorable. AICC, SCORM and PENS support.

Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

mLearning Trends

First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog. While my time and focus have never veered away from all things enterprise mobile learning centric, the time to write my thoughts down and share them with subscribers has been in short supply. I guess they have finally found a way to get me to shut up and get onboard by actively endorsing their new product and approach.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

TechSmith Camtasia

Gone are the days of the ‘red ink pen’. That style of feedback is not engaging or productive. I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media. Technology adds spice to a subject where most students struggle – writing!

How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Add Screenr Videos to Your Blogs, Wikis, and Slides. That means you can create a video and easily add it to your blog, wiki, or website (or any other place that takes HTML). If you use the Articulate products, you can the web object feature to add videos to your slides.

Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project


Its extension Hightail Spaces appeared in 2015 and is designed to help creative professionals get from conception of an idea to its delivery as a finished product. The post Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

It features multiple video experts, including Owen Video ( ), Buddy Scalera ( Content Strategist ), Jason Valade, Master Trainer (TechSmith), Danny Wittenborn, Product Strategy Manager (TechSmith), and Amanda Robinson ( Social Savvy Society ).

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

Product training becomes real – they interact, engage and see it in real time, rather than a static experience. People break out into groups and write their thoughts on white poster paper and then review it with everyone. Augmented reality style: people see in real time the brainstorming ideas, they are transformed into a visual design based on the app, people communicate with Twitter or a built in micro blog, voting is possible and final ideas are vetted.