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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,...
Discussion
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...
Insights
Monday, July 13, 2020
By Intrepid by VitalSource StaffBefore Instagram and Twitter brought us regular #inspiration, there was Yoda. The Jedi Master has a knack for sharing short, snappy sayings that cut to the...
Discussion
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...
Discussion
Friday, February 14, 2020
Happy Saint Valentine’s Day all. In much of the world it is a day of romance, hearts, and flowers. On a day meant to celebrate love, let me ask you all: When did you first fall in love with...
Insights
Monday, January 13, 2020
The question I use to identify a skill (versus a knowledge issue or a procedural problem) is: Is it reasonable to think someone can be proficient without practice?So, for example, would it...
Discussion
Friday, December 27, 2019
With 2020 approaching I want to say THANKS to all of you who read, commented, or otherwise engaged over the last 7 months since I revived these discussions. The graphic here shows every...
Discussion
Friday, December 20, 2019
As much of the world celebrates the Christmas Season, I hope all of you out there are experiencing some amount of joy whether it is from your work, your home life, or even a particularly...
Discussion
Friday, November 15, 2019
What is the difference between some training and therapy? A few months back someone posted about a circumstance where a training was appropriately turned into a counseling session for a...
Insights
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
When learners practice something correctly, do you think they should:A. receive praise then move on to the next exercise, orB. receive guidance even though they got it right?Hmmm. If the...
TD Magazine
Friday, October 4, 2019
Counteract the forgetting curve by reinforcing in-person learning.Hermann Ebbinghaus was a 19th century German psychologist who pioneered the study of learning and memory. Motivated by...
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Standalone training events, once the mainstay of the training industry, are increasingly being seen as relics of the 20th century. There are numerous reasons for this, but the main one is...
Insights
Sunday, June 30, 2019
How much time and energy are your subject matter experts (SMEs) spending on long presentations in an attempt to train employees on new policies, products, and standard operating procedures...
Insights
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Retention is defined as “the continued possession, use, or control of something”; “the fact of keeping something in one’s memory”; and “the action of absorbing and continuing to hold a...
Blog Post
Saturday, April 20, 2019
The human factor plays a major role in the organizations to be able to act in the desired performance. Organizations realized the urgency of caring for human assets via calibrating the best...
Insights
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Many years ago, as a relatively new officer in the Kansas City Police Department, I attended a class on tactical communication. The premise of the class was, “It doesn’t matter what your...
Insights
Thursday, April 25, 2019
What if employee trainings were so engaging, so impactful, and so transformative that employees demanded to enroll in them? What if prospective employees were attracted to your organization...
Insights
Monday, March 25, 2019
The latest report published by ATD on the State of the Industry (2018) found that the traditional, instructor-led, face-to-face delivery accounted for just over half (54 percent) of...
Discussion
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Our organization currently utilizes polling software which will integrate with Microsoft Office (particularly PowerPoint).  Since we purchased the software and associated hardware several...
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