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Thinking About Gamifying Your Training? Read This First

If you are in corporate training, this statistic should concern you: 70% of employees are either not engaged or actively disengaged (source: Gallup) Gamification is often touted as a sure-fire strategy to increase employee engagement, because people like points, right? … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a MOOC

Moving your corporate training courses to a massive open online course (MOOC) format represents a huge change, especially if you currently offer only instructor-led training (ILT). People at all levels of your company–managers, trainers, trainees–may understandably feel some apprehension about … Continue reading

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Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Before you read this article, try an experiment: Go to Google (or your favorite search engine) and type in “why employees love training.” Take a quick scroll through the results. Now type in “why employees hate training.” Notice the difference? … Continue reading

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

In the five previous articles, we have addressed common objections to using massive open online courses (MOOCs) in corporate training. Here, we take a step back to tackle a more fundamental objection—the objection to using technology at all. Here’s a … Continue reading

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New MOOC Models: Blended Learning

If there’s one thing we have learned from the rapid changes in education and training over the past year it is that there is more than one way to do things, even in education. New technologies emerge, they disrupt the … Continue reading

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Hiring a Chief Learning Officer?

This past month has been a busy one.  I have found myself in discussions with a number of companies that are seeking a Chief Learning Officer (CLO), or the equivalent.  Many of the discussions have originated with the company’s need … Continue reading

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Top 10 Training Mistakes

Being tasked with building or managing a training organization is a larger-than-life responsibility. Mistakes will happen – but here are the ten most common training mistakes and how to avoid them. Building and managing a training department is a difficult … Continue reading

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Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Summary: You can stretch your training dollar by carefully analyzing and choosing both internal and external tools and programs. Training departments should always maintain a certain budget-consciousness – in both good and not-so-good financial circumstances. You can stretch your budget … Continue reading

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