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Do I Need a Business to Get a Business Credit Card?

“Reader Questions” are now answered twice a week by <i>TPG</i> Associate Editor Brendan Dorsey.<p>There are a whole lot of credit cards out there, and most fall …

30 Heartfelt Sympathy Messages to Alleviate Sorrow

Loss hurts like hell, and it’s something that each and every one of us will experience at some point in our lives. Everything that lives must also …

Getting coached by David Allen

Here’s a rare glimpse inside David Allen coaching Dutch TV host Linda Geerdink on the Getting Things Done methodology. He addresses some of the …

Productivity

5 Steps to Flawless Documentation and Job Manuals

One of the most valuable pieces of intellectual property an employee can develop within an organization is his or her own job manual. A job manual includes clear step-by-step instructions and how-tos for accomplishing specific tasks and managing certain responsibilities, helping employees …

Color and Graphic Design in eLearning - ThinkingKap

This post is part of an eight-part series on graphic design for eLearning. You can look for this series every other Thursday here on our blog (and …

The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions

<b>How To Improve Online Discussions</b><p>The role of the instructor is to encourage critical reflection with thought-provoking questions. Instructors should …

How To Train Your Employees To Become Managers

Where do you find the perfect manager? Hiring a manager from within your current employees seems wise. Who better knows your business that those …

Employment

How to Write Learning Objectives: A Free Guide

A free downloadable guide on learning objectives, including what a learning objective is, why you should use them, how to write them, and more.

5 ways to make employee learning a pillar of your company — and why it's vital

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Here's How Course Designers Use Animations in E-Learning

E-Learning Animations <b>RECAP</b> #76: Challenge | Recap<p>Thanks to everyone who shared demos or feedback in this week's challenge. I know the e-learning …

Advice for Budding Trainers

Today, I received another message in my LinkedIn inbox asking me for advice on becoming a trainer. I have been asked this question by many …

99 Sites That Every Professional Should Know About and Use

With an endless number of sites, tools, and resources out there, how do you know what’s worth your time? Well, we know just how busy you are, so we …

Design Thinking and ELearning

Instructional designers are tasked with more than creating an elearning course. They are expected to create a course that is effective.The content …

UX Design

How to Transform Learning & Development into a CORPORATE University

Granted, managing L&D is tough, getting all the stakeholders on board and proactively contributing towards the learning initiatives.<p>But does deploying learning technology simply mean putting eLearning content and schedules on a LMS -- is it really sufficient to drive the engagement needed to …

15-point Post-Course Evaluation Checklist for eLearning Developers

Evaluating your eLearning course by the toughest judges – your learners, is the cornerstone of eLearning development. Receiving feedback from your …

Education Technology

10 Visual Design Tips for eLearning and Slides

You don't need to be an artist to be effective at design. You can go from BORING to BOLD by learning how to excite audiences through visuals. These 10 tips are drawn from my book, Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals.

How to Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction - E-Learning Heroes

Not sure how to go about designing your e-learning course? In his book Principles of Instructional Design, Robert Gagne and his co-authors lay out a …

How to Develop Long-Term Employees

Any business leader knows that turnover can be detrimental to a company’s long-term productivity. When employees come and go, quality isn’t …

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The Greatest Challenge for Business Today? Talent Management | Workology

It Just Takes One<p>“We sometimes feel that measured against the vastness of our universe, our existence is of very little consequence. The known …

Talent Management

Employee Engagement & Company Culture Blog

Tips and insights to help you measure and increase employee engagement in your company while making everyone happier, healthier and more productive.

Employee Engagement

11 Advanced Excel Tricks That Will Help You Get An Instant Raise At Work

Massive swathes of the economy rely on the program, and becoming skilled at Excel has become a license to print money in business.<p>So while there are a lot of basic tricks that you have to know, there are also a few tricks that will set you head and shoulders above the competition.<p>If you want to …

Mathematics

How to find and list all links (external references) in Excel?

In Excel, you refer to the contents of cells in another workbook by creating an external reference. But when you want to list all links of a workbook …

Scrum in practice: sprint planning

At the beginning of each sprint the whole Scrum team needs to meet up to determine which work will be tackled in the next sprint, how that work will …

When You Follow These 9 Simple Tricks, You Will Stay Organized And Productive Every Day

You know what makes highly successful people less stressed, happier and more productive? They know that their personal priorities are worth more than …

Time Management

How Meditation Can Help Your Career Through Inaction

Distraction clutters your mental workspace and can keep you from seeing problems clearly. Responding to every email immediately and reacting to …