Perfection: How L&D Pros Can Let Go of It and Simply Be Themselves

Learning and development professionals could all use a little reminder that perfection is unrealistic and that they can feel comfortable exposing their human side at work. When employees look at learning and development professionals, they may think of us as superhuman in a way. Perhaps not on the level of Superman, but they may assume …

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Global Businesses: 4 Learning Solution Must-Haves

If you were one of many global businesses responsible for rolling out a learning solution to anywhere from 50 to 5,000 locations or more, where would you begin?  What kind of system would you need to develop each frontline employee according to their individual skills, knowledge, and experience to help them continuously grow? How would …

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: Ideal Time Is Now for Hotel Staff

With more people receiving COVID vaccinations, business event planning and optimism about the return of business travel has reached its highest point since the pandemic began. Therefore, now is the perfect time for hotel staff members to participate in sexual harassment prevention training. Training can go a long way to ensure guests and employees have …

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How L&D Can Go From Order Taker to Strategic Business Partner

Do you or your learning and development team feel like an order taker in your organization when you’d rather be seen as a business partner? Often the learning and development teams feel somewhat separate from the rest of the organization and are brought into the conversation way later than they would like. This is a …

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7 Steps to Maintaining the Effectiveness of Your Learning System

When was the last time you gave your learning system a spring cleaning? If you’re not regularly maintaining and revisiting your learning system, you could be missing out on opportunities to improve them. Sometimes the systems we build and the content we rely on for workplace training becomes out of date. Your learning system won’t …

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7 Ways to Make Learning Memorable and Fun

How can you make your learning experiences more memorable and less boring? Capturing your audience’s attention and holding it can make the transfer of knowledge much more effective. It’s more important than ever to try and create a memorable connection during the learning process. It’s not enough to simply check the boxes and have all …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Approaching Learning Solution Vendors

Is your organization ready to start looking for a learning solution vendor? If you decide to take things externally, shopping around for a vendor is not an easy task. You need to find a vendor who can provide exactly what you need, a solution tailored to your specifications. However, a common mistake people make is …

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