Sharon Mbow

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Will gamification stay relevant?

Gamification. You're probably reading that word and thinking 'meh, old.' And you'd be right, to an extent. Since owning the massive South by …

5 Billion People Will Use Mobile Phones by 2017

Four years from now, 5.1 billion people will be mobile phone users around the globe — almost 1 billion more mobile users than the 4.3 billion people …

Top Tasks For Learning Departments in 2014

The 2013 Learning Insights report identified a number of key trends and challenges for Learning & Development departments. In the Slideshare below we …

Designing Sustainable Behavior-Change with Habit Design (Michael Kim) #ASTD2014

<i>These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at the ASTD International Conference & Expo, this week in Washington, D.C. Forgive any</i> …

Lead with Marketing, not Learning | Learning strategy and design

People talk a lot about making the learning experience engaging. Usually what that means is that there’s good content, presented in an interesting …

Are You Leaving Your Learners Behind? 6 Ways to Include Everyone in a Multi-Device Approach

You've probably asked yourself who your target learners are before jumping into a big new project. Since we've evolved with using technology in our …

Read Important Things on Paper, Not on Your Computer Screen

One of the most common objections to going paperless is from people who say they don’t want to read documents on a screen. That turns out to be a …

Using Neuroscience to Advertise Learning

ATD is celebrating Employee Learning Week December 1-5. Learning professionals around the world are using this limited time to highlight the critical …

Make Better Eye Contact and Remember People's Names with One Simple Trick

If you find yourself stumbling over conversations with other people, reader whyalways shares a tip for making better eye contact <i>and</i> remembering …

5 Lessons In Learning And Leadership

Here in the Boston, Cambridge we are lucky, there’s a college around every corner. Harvard, M.I.T., Wellesley, Boston University, the list goes on and on. Our streets, libraries and local coffee shops are clogged with passionate students shelling out 40k (plus extras) a year for the privilege of …

Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail

The topic in the Executive Committee meeting turned to Europe. The technology company, Alentix*, was doing well and growing annually at the rate of about 15%. But its European division was struggling. It had been five years since the region turned a profit.<p>Yet no one had addressed that issue. Jean, …