How to Reassess Your Priorities During Constant Change

How often do you reassess your priorities, both in business and your personal life? In times of change or crisis, many of us make the mistake of keeping those priorities and plans the same. However, if the world/the business/your life has changed, shouldn’t those priorities change as well? That’s the topic of discussion in this …

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LXP and LMS: How They Are Different, Yet Better Together

An accelerated reinvention of learning technologies is underway today. In 2020, the marketplace for talent platforms exploded. Many new categories have emerged—from learning experience tools and collaborative program management tools to micro-learning tools. Each category provides a different approach to learning and development, but one of the most exciting is the learning experience platform, or …

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How to Set and Maintain Clear Expectations for Your Team

Have you set clear expectations with your team? Setting clear expectations is a simple yet effective way to keep everyone on the same page. If you’re having trouble with employee engagement or even turnover, perhaps it’s time to rethink team expectations. How expectations are communicated can make a massive difference in productivity for all team …

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5 Best Practices for Giving and Receiving Feedback

How much focus does your company place on feedback? Is your workplace built on a culture of feedback? By this, we mean a culture that makes it very easy for people to give and receive feedback. Feedback is integral to any group of people working together. It’s key to healthy working relationships, clear communication, and …

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What to Do Before You Measure the Impact of Learning

Whether you are a learning professional or someone who has been tasked with implementing new training within your organization, you’ve probably been asked to measure and articulate the results by your leaders. This is something that should be expected. After all, it’s important to know that any training courses, regimes, etc., are having an overall …

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How to Improve Your Hiring, Onboarding, and Training in 2021

How are you approaching hiring, training and onboarding in 2021? Onboarding new hires may look very different today from how they looked this time last year. Many businesses now have a remote workforce meaning that new employees may have to be integrated and trained remotely. With traditional shoulder-to-shoulder training no longer possible for many, how …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Turn Insights into Action

This is the final part of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively demonstrate the business impact of their learning programs. Read parts one, two, and three for added context. As mentioned in part three of this series, if the bare minimum ‘table stakes’ metrics are all you’re tracking, you will never be …

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What Can Online Trainers Learn from Virtual Events?

Events and educators face similar challenges when it comes to keeping audiences engaged. Moving online presented challenges for both industries, however as virtual events have developed, they’ve presented some interesting ways to keep an audience’s attention. In this episode of The Learning Xchange, Matthew Brown reflects on how virtual events’ transformation can inspire online training. …

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Building a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

How is diversity, equity, and inclusion defined within your workplace? The disruptive events of 2020 forced organizations to rethink many areas of their business. New approaches to training, employee engagement, performance reviews, and other practices were developed as a response to the pandemic. In many cases, these developments required organizations to pay increased attention to …

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