From a rough day at the office to a bad breakup, we all can relate to the power that motivational quotes can have on our state of mind. We are most open to change when we feel change is needed. So, we scour the internet when we have had a hard day to find that
As we race into the fourth quarter, many of us are assessing how much of our 2018 training budget remains and what we need to accomplish before the end of the year. According to a 2017 Training Industry report, large companies averaged $17 million in training budget with mid-sized companies coming at $1.5 million and
Have you ever had a crisis at work, but couldn’t fix it because that issue’s go-to person was out of the office? Have you had to deal with an understaffed department or team? Some managers cite situations like these as reasons for cross-training their employees. According to The Balance contributor F. John Reh, “cross-training is training
In the 1914 book, The Psychology of Learning, Edward Thorndike used the term “decay theory” to describe the idea that if someone does not access and use the memory representation formed, that memory trace will decay over time. Today, learning decay is a widely recognized pitfall in corporate learning and development. Some learning decay is expected,
1. Choose the best learning management system. You must determine the learning management system (LMS) that will best suit the needs of your organization. There are a myriad of LMS systems: some allow content development, some allow content curation, others are solely tech platforms. Does it come with learning record storage (LRS)? In addition to
Innovation has been a corporate buzz word over the past several years and, in the Learning and Development (L&D) world, it has become a hallmark of cutting edge companies. Defined as the introduction of something new or a new idea, method, or device, innovation drives the improvement of processes, expansion of capabilities, and the application
A culture of collaboration means that your employees work as a team. Each person’s success is dependent on the rest of the team. In order to complete the big project, everyone must band together and contribute equally. Why should you move from isolation to collaboration? Today we present five reasons to transform your workplace culture.
After the third time Hank was passed over for a promotion in favor of hiring an outside candidate, he left to start his own software company. Hank vowed that his own company would not repeat the mistakes of his previous employer, specifically when it came to professional development. He wanted to help his employees grow.