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Friday, July 10, 2020
In designing any kind of learning we often talk about the company’s Return On Investment. To prove our tremendous value we use data (often flawed for many different reasons) to show all the...
Thursday, July 2, 2020
In the US, July 4th is an occasion for Fireworks. Many folks love the spectacle of them. Many buy their own & shoot them off (legally or illegally). Those with sensitive pets & small...
Job Aids & Tools
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Our connection to music is emotional, almost visceral. Music transcends verbal language and cultural values to communicate in deeply personal, meaningful ways. In your learning sessions,...
Friday, June 26, 2020
I had a conversation this past week with a man whose parents were killed primarily because they were better educated than those around them, & thus were considered threats to the government...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
In this week’s Ask a Trainer guest post, Jim Kirkpatrick offers advice on working with managers to evaluate learning and performance.Dear Jim,I’m a training manager struggling with how to...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
When you work in finance, corporate values and compliance training go hand-in-hand. With so many state and federally mandated policies and regulations, the financial industry relies on...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
We are implementing a new leadership training program for our managers and supervisors with there being 4 different modules that make up the training. Each module has a computer-based...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
In this week’s Ask a Trainer guest post, Rance Greene, author of Instructional Story Design: Develop Stories That Train, explains how trainers can choose instructional stories.Dear Rance,...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
A recent survey showed that 67 percent of employees admit they plan to multitask at their next virtual training session. And 100 percent admit to actually doing it. Virtual or in-person...
Friday, May 15, 2020
While following the daily updates of COVID-19 cases across the nation and world, I happened to come upon the number in Singapore. Something caught my eye that stood out starkly: The...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The concept of microlearning—presenting learning in small bites (two to four minutes long) with the focus on meeting a specific learning objective—is nothing new. In fact, I’d bet the...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Lots of people talk about microlearning and how it needs to be designed and delivered. Before you can implement microlearning, though, you may need to justify it to management and...
CTDO Magazine
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
When developing training, don't assume one department's culture represents the entire organization. We had forgotten to keep our finger on the cultural pulse, and we had also assumed one...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season...
Friday, March 6, 2020
I created this week’s logo in Gold, so we could talk a little about WINNING. Research has shown when someone wins at an activity set at an appropriate difficulty level, they’re much more...
Friday, February 28, 2020
Do you believe in training/teaching magic? I’ve heard trainers and teachers say, “I follow the facilitator’s guide/lesson plan until the magic happens, then I have to go where the magic...
ATD Links
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
You can improve your courses and increase the chances that learners will stay focused and learn more.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
One morning not long ago, I was setting up to teach my one-day program about preventing employee lawsuits. A man rushed in and said, “I’m the vice president of international sales. I am too...
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