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September / October 2017

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Stop Talking and Get Moving!

What science tells us about team training.


Industry Insight: 5 Tips For Improving Training Outcomes In The Virtual Classroom

Many features found in virtual classrooms can be used to mirror and even improve the in-person experience in ways that are more accessible for learners.

Sticky Notes: The Human Element

No matter how complex and sophisticated training technology may become, to my mind, the most powerful training technology will always be the human element. What are the best ways to optimize the human element in training?

Productivity Coach’s Corner: One Size (Thinking) Doesn’t Fit All

Choose a project you’re working on and write three to five “So thats”—things that drive you to do your best work for the individuals, groups, and organizations you serve.

Tech Talk (Sept/Oct 2017)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

Products & Services (Sept/Oct 2017)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

Partnerships & Alliances (Sept/Oct 2017)

The latest training industry mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and more.

More Work But Less Stress

Top-rated employees are three times more valuable to their managers than the average employee, according to a new study from VitalSmarts, led by New York Times best-selling author David Maxfield, that surveyed nearly 1,600 managers and employees. And despite the fact that they are responsible for 61 percent of the total work done in their departments, they actually have work habits that reduce their stress levels.

Digitally Mature Organizations Are Talent Magnets

Overcoming aversion to risk is one of the most important characteristics of digitally native companies, according to a new study released by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and Deloitte Digital.

If the Badge Fits…

I feel like a failure if I don’t clock 10,000 steps by the time I go to bed. That got me to wondering about whether badging has a similar motivating effect when it comes to corporate training.

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