The 4-Letter Word Learning Practitioners Hate Most…Cost!

Learning practitioners get very defensive when business leaders refer to training as a 'cost' center. Even though 'cost' is a 4-letter word, it's one of three ways financially-educated leaders account for internal business activities. The time has come to embrace the 'cost center' label—and here's why. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Overcoming The Lack Of Learning Empathy

Recall when you were once a learner deep in a learning environment? Chances are it was during your academic years. The stress to pass your courses let alone get good grades were always top of mind. Then why do we lack empthy for today's learner and student? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Driving Employee Performance Through Data Analytics

Learning practitioners ask us, “How do you get employees to apply what they learn?” and “How do you prove they actually apply those skills?”. By driving employee performance through a focused assessment strategy. Here's our experience working with a prominent Fortune 50 consumer electronics company. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Raise A Glass To Learning: A Cautionary Tale To Deliver Robust Business Impact!

Learning practitioners struggle to deliver business value. But the answers are right in front of them. Design your learning efforts to focus on customer needs, decision-maker expectations, and employee knowledge requirements, and you'll be on your way to making a business impact! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Top 20 Learning And Development Value Tweeters (3rd Edition)

Learning is at the core of knowledge and, as part of the learning community, there is a responsibility for us, and our colleagues, to disseminate knowledge objectively and to also be learners. Check out the 3rd Top 20 Learning and Development Value Tweeters.

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Evaluating eLearning Investments Through A Cost-Benefit Analysis

eLearning is more than just another course. Significant equipment, technology, and a variety of resources are required to build results-driven learning solutions. eLearning may be a cost, but it's also an investment... when you get leaders to see the benefits the right way.

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The Real ROI Evaluation Business Leaders Apply

The ROI learning practitioners use isn't close to what leaders use to evaluate financial performance, or benefits. Learning requires, and is part of, major investments, like purchasing equipment, or launching new products. And your leaders apply a real ROI evaluation. This is how it's done!

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Myths And Beliefs Of Leadership Trainers Continue To Propagate

Many learning practitioners continue to hang on to outdated preconceptions about what business leaders believe about training. Begin with these 3 key points before making a quick judgement about what your leaders may, or may not, believe.

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5 Tips To Differentiate Credible Experts From False Ones

An unspoken reality exists within workplace learning. There are people positioning their knowledge as a credible source but are essentially a deception. Alternative facts, fake news, repackaged content, and claiming credit for the work of others are signs that you're in the presence of a fake expert

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