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The Blended Learning Continuum

The “Blended Learning Continuum”—from face-to-face to virtual course delivery—provides a useful tool to demonstrate how trainers can effectively infuse technology tools, including MOOCs, into their classroom.

Managing Cultural Differences

Accepting that your way isn’t objectively best for everyone can go a long way toward improving communication with your colleagues around the globe.

What Motivates You To Do Your Best At Work?

We might not believe it, but we are always motivated. Whether we are motivated to do what we are supposed to be doing or being paid to do at the right time, now that is another story.

Focus on Iceland

Reading is a national pastime in Iceland—in fact, there are more bookstores in Iceland per capita than any country on Earth.

What If A Trainer Became CEO?

Because of my training and organizational development background, I see things through a different lens. I believe the financial issues will work out OK if our people are motivated, engaged, and excited about working for the company.

Productivity Coach's Corner: The 30/30 Rule

Daily, work for 30 uninterrupted, completely intentional minutes on something that is 30 or more days out. Apply this at work to upcoming meetings, trips, and deadlines. You’ll experience momentum, beginning important projects early.

What Did You Say?

A study by New York Times bestselling authors and VitalSmarts executives Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield found that 83% of employees have witnessed their colleagues saying something that has had catastrophic results on their careers, reputations, and businesses.

Top Motivation Trends for 2016

“Experiential” rewards and a return to luxury are among the key issues that will impact investment in human capital this year, according to the 2016 Trends in Incentive Travel, Rewards, and Recognition report from The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF).

Engagement Has a Nice Ring

For four years running, more than 80% of U.S. employers rank employee engagement as a strategic priority, according to TalentKeepers’ 2016 Workplace America report.

Cultivating Managerial Change

Some organizations, such as Zappos, these days are shifting to a “Holacracy,” an operating structure that eliminates as much management as acceptable and puts staff in individual leadership roles that require self-governance.


Training Top 125

2017 Training Top 125 winners demonstrated a strong focus on effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact.

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