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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
I started a meaters degree program in Training and HRD. I have thinking about what to do for my research project. Are there any ideas for me?
Books
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Content expertise isn't enough for the training room.Partnering with subject matter experts can really pay off. SMEs (we pronounce it smees) bring credibility and relevance to live training...
Insights
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
I love ballet. So much so that I take ballet class three to four times a week. Because I live in San Francisco, the school I attend is able to attract top-tier teachers. This means that I...
Insights
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline, said, “Learning organizations discover how to tap people’s commitment and capacity to learn at all levels in an organization, and are...
Insights
Thursday, October 19, 2017
In the context of seeking to improve operational service excellence and a better patient experience, learning developers need to be more than effective. L&D pros need to be fast and solve...
Insights
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
How many of us have read a learning objective and yawned and turned the page? I bet there are quite a few of us. According to Nikki O’Keeffe, who facilitates ATD’s Essentials of Writing...
Insights
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
No doubt, learning objectives are often an undervalued part of the design process, but they shouldn’t be. Strong objectives set the stage for meaningful learning by providing a road map to...
Insights
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
I recently had a conversation that rocked me back on my heels. A prospective client was looking for help putting together product knowledge training for his sales team. As is often the case...
Insights
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Learning and development professionals are experts in creating and implementing training solutions that employees need. But you can’t do it alone. You need your organization’s subject...
Insights
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Years ago I saw a presenter who had full command of the room. The audience was engaged, the presenter had my full attention, and I respected him. Everything was great, until he distributed...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Modern learning truth: everything’s a blend. Our audience learns perpetually; they turn to Google and each other when they need to know something immediately. As learning and development...
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Whether we in the talent development profession care to admit it or not, much of what we hope to accomplish hangs on those with the subject matter expertise. They can—almost...
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
When I was a child growing up in rural Indiana, I spent many afternoons in the backyard twirling and tumbling and throwing myself around to teach myself flips and tricks. I didn’t know the...
Insights
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Bill came to the five-day course in advanced business intelligence and analytics with the aim of completing his project while pretending to attend what he thought would be a typical boring,...
Insights
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
There are three factors that are crucial when it comes to learning design. The first is the urgency of a learning design compatible with real life, in which things change rapidly and we...
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
I recently reviewed a course designed by a subject matter expert (SME) and noticed something absolutely critical missing. The course was for casual coders; in other words, people who know...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Digital disruption, constant flow of information, and complex business issues and structures are just a few factors forcing organizations to innovate. Some experts believe design thinking...
Books
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Having a copy of Ultimate Basic Business Skills: Training an Effective Workforce on your bookshelf is like having an on-call business training department. This book offers ready-to-present...
Courses
Learn how to analyze jobs and tasks to create strong training, job descriptions, and more.
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