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A Training reader sent me an article about a study done at Washington community colleges, which showed that more students drop out and fewer get a passing grade when they take a class online than when they take it in a classroom.

E-learning can be an inexpensive alternative to classroom training, but does it yield the same results?

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Most of us have the technology capability in our living rooms to watch a whole season’s worth of TV shows in one day and to watch other shows whenever we like via on-demand channels and our DVRs.

We watch TV programs sans commercials “on demand” and have instant access to information 24/7 via the Web. Today’s employees want that same flexibility when it comes to training.

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Once Upon A Time In Training

Employees not grasping your trainers’ lessons? The content may need a kick-start from storytelling. Illustrative anecdotes go a long way to helping learners get the point.

Home Improvement?

 Working from home can drive employee engagement and performance, but companies first must provide telecommuting training and reinforcement.

Motivation Is About Feelings

There is no secret to motivation. It is about the engagement of the human spirit—the ability to capture the aspirations of the individual and provide a vehicle and environment for the fulfillment of those aspirations.

Morrison – TouchPoint’s Supervisor Training Series

Morrison – TouchPoint’s face-to-face Supervisor Training Series: Establishing Your Roots as a Manager program aims to reinforce company vision and culture, equip hourly supervisors with the tools they need to become better leaders in their current positions, and help hourly supervisors grow into higher leadership positions in the organization.

Experience Design and Virtual Teamwork

A successful virtual team experience will be one in which the overall quality of team touch-points bridges distance to help generate valuable working relationships and outstanding results. The overall team experience is one members would be happy to repeat because they found it productive and enjoyable.

Understanding the Art of Conversation in Customer Service

The best conversationalists are top‐notch listeners. They are the individuals who understand that talking and conversing are not the same thing. They seek at all times to keep dialogue—not just noise—going.

Employee Morale Not in Bloom? Try a Workplace Garden

Would your company consider starting a workplace garden? The possibilities for morale boosting and lessons learned are immense when a garden blooms—tap into the growth potential of your employees, so to speak.

Motivating All Employees in Lean and Green Savings

By connecting Lean and Green programs to employees’ passions (whether for trees or business competitiveness) and training them in profitable sustainability strategies, you can bring nearly all employees together for a common cause: benefit for the organization and the environment.

Supercompetent Speaking: Are You Trying Too Hard?

According to some researchers, when you focus too hard on anything, you run the risk of experiencing the “ironic effect” and doing exactly what you’re trying to avoid.

Why Focus on Respect Training?

When we are able to create work environments that consistently value, esteem, and nurture our employees, we increase employee engagement.

Big Picture Conversation Training at First Horizon

This customized workshop teaches First Horizon National Corporation business bankers how to conduct a “Big Picture Conversation” from the owners’ perspective. As a result, First Horizon has seen a 10 percent increase in the number of loan applications and average individual pipeline size.

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