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The big lies of strategy

Roger L. Martin is one of the world’s more influential management thinkers and the Premier’s Research Chair in Productivity and Competitiveness and Academic Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management. His article on THE BIG LIES OF STRATEGY is a must-read. The premise? Strategy works best when narrowed down to the following […]

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The power of empathy

Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Helen Riess is an expert on the neuroscience of empathy, including developing online evidence-based online empathy training. She says, “We are all connected on a neurobiological level far more than we have previously realized. Consciously or not, we are in constant, natural resonance with one another’s feelings. When we are engaged […]

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17 eLearning Trends of 2019

We’re highlighting Asha Pandy’s eLearning Industry’s article about eLearning trends in 2019 for a reason. It’s well thought out and she has structured the trends into four groupings as follows: ONE: Trends That Help Learners Learn and Apply This Learning to Show Better Performance or Behavioral Change: Mobile Learning Digitalization of ILT (to Blended or Fully […]

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Get a government grant

We recently facilitated a webinar with RDP Associates’ Brian Cookson and Greta Bianchi on the topic of getting a government grant for training and development. They succinctly highlight the types of funding and grants that are available, including for hiring and training. Here are three things you need to know when making a decision to apply: You […]

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Stop making New Year’s resolutions

Welcome to 2019! Meg Salter, author of Mind Your Life: How Mindfulness Can Build Resilience and Reveal Your Extraordinary, recommends setting goals and intentions rather than New Years’ resolutions. Goals (tangible, objective outcomes that are to be achieved in the future) are your destination, while intentions (purpose or values that are in the present) describe your […]

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Jaw-dropping AI

We’ve been providing interesting information around AI in previous blogs, but this application just made our jaws drop. The title of Dana Smith’s article published by the University of California San Francisco is: Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis.You read that right. Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and […]

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Use Twitter to tell compelling stories

Blair Braverman is an author and American dogsledder who will compete in this year’s Iditarod. She’s a brilliant storyteller with an ability to thread her tweets in a way that engages both heart and mind. And, oh the dogs! Alaskan Huskies are incredible athletes, and they love to run. Start with this thread and enter a world […]

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Speaking truth to leaders

When speaking uncomfortable truths to leaders, leadership, talent management and OD expert, Leslie Michener recommends the do’s and don’ts shown below. Leslie also delivers more insights and stories in this webinar, including the relationship between truth and power in the workplace, what to do before you speak your truth, and what to do when you speak your […]

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Smart ways to personalize your LMS

Adobe and the eLearning Guild offer a white paper on Smart Ways to Personalize an LMS. The paper covers why you should personalize your LMS and highlights five areas that will increase learner engagement: learner dashboard, content delivery, recommendations, revision notes, and search results. Download the full PDF report.

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Six secrets to experiential learning

Experiential learning involves learning through experience. The National Conference Centre partnered with experiential learning company, The Browne Center to publish Six Secrets to Experiential Learning.  Read the report for more information about these six secrets observed in experiential learning. Barrier-free learning—take away the classroom tables. Learning by choice—mix classroom training with outdoor activities. Learning by shared experience—create […]

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