CLO Connect

By Michael Strawbridge | A magazine with the focus clearly on the challenges that are faced by today's CLO's and Learning Directors. www.cloconnect.com.

Following one TED Talk rule will make your presentations more memorable, according to neuroscience

In the time it takes the average person to read this article, Instagram users will have uploaded 140,000 photos.<p>Facebook users are uploading 300 million photographs every day. Why, then, is the average PowerPoint presentation full of text and bullet points?<p>"Bullets belong in 'The Godfather.' Avoid …

Public Speaking

How to Use Gamification the Right Way

Five years ago, gamification was the new marketing buzzword. However, as it caught on, its meaning fell off. Companies “gamified” everything for …

Game Design

Research on Digital, Blended and Online Learning

Overview - Research Network<p>The Digital Learning Research Network fosters a network of leaders and strong communities of practice at the forefront of …

Online Learning

Making Time for Professional Growth #MSSAASI

http://www.lushome.com/floating-water-tap-fountains-adding-magic-illusions-creative-designs-landscaping-ideas/101041In today’s busy world, it takes a …

Professional Development

The Future of Online Learning Will Look a Lot Like Amazon

July.20.2017<p>By: Sheila Rioux, Ph.D. and Barry Stern, Ph.D.<p>Amazon has a real knack for changing consumers’ buying behavior. Logging on is like being …

Learning

Finding Your Happy Place Along the Problematic ‘Personalized Learning’ Continuum

Recently I was asked, “What do you think about personalized learning?” I think my exact response was, “Blargh.” This wasn’t because I dislike what …

Learning

Two Types of Diversity Training That Really Work

One of the most common ways that companies attempt to address organizational diversity is through formal training. Yet research on the effectiveness of such programs has yielded mixed results: Some studies show that diversity training is effective, others show it’s ineffective, and still others …

Diversity

Do We Know How to Learn? – Recalibrating Learning to Capture Benefits at Scale

<i>Post written by Rachel Rosenfeldt, Principal at Kotter International.</i><p>Automation, consolidation, digitization—what do these terms have in common? Each has become a watchword for how organizations can capitalize on economies of scale. For decades, businesses have pursued operational efficiencies …

Learning

Your Top Employees Are Learning New Skills on Their Own Time. Here's What You Should Do.

While your first thought may be these employees are about to jump ship, your priority should be to encourage this kind of lateral growth.<p>Hypothetically, let’s say there’s a dynamic millennial on your company’s marketing team. You’ve heard she’s been doing amazing work, hitting all her goals and …

Learning

Nine Positive Ways To Give Productive Employee Feedback

As an entrepreneur, it is your responsibility to provide feedback to your employees, whether it’s positive or negative, so as to help them improve their performance on the job. However, giving feedback is a delicate process. If done right, it can provide great value and pave the way to enhanced …

Employment

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Give Them the 7 Things They Need the Most

This is what every human being on the planet desires to experience in life. It's no different in the workplace.<p>In the quest to crack the code on employee engagement, companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on wasted efforts to "develop their leaders."<p>Since leadership development …

Leadership

Google launches open source system to make training deep learning models faster and easier

Google's new Tensor2Tensor (T2T) library aims to help businesses and researchers create new machine learning models for translation, parsing, and …

How to Stop Feeling Like an Imposter at Work

This guest column is authored by Julia Samoilenko, Internet Marketing Specialist, ChantyThe post How to Stop Feeling Like an Imposter at Work …

Self-improvement

8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017

Corporate Learning has now become one of the main businessThe post 8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

Learning

6 Tips to Build a Learning Culture

According to Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Chief learning officers often find themselves in the challenging role of educating …

Leadership

12 mind-expanding TED talks to watch if you've got 5 minutes or less

You may not have all week to read a new book, but chances are you have five minutes to watch a TED talk.<p>Owing to their easy-to-digest format, even the shortest TED talks contain fascinating insights worthy of discussion.<p>Let these talks be the start of your next conversation.

Professional Development

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage …

Management

L&D's Most Frequently Asked LRS Questions, Answered

As the industry wakens up to the power and value of learning and people analytics, and organisations start to use xAPI to gather more qualitative …

Decluttering Your Digital Life

<i>Hamlet’s Blackberry</i>. <i>The Joy of Missing Out</i>. <i>Irresistible</i>. <i>Reclaiming Conversation</i>. <i>The Tech-Wise Family</i>.<p>Recent years have seen a boom in books (and …

Minimalism

How to Make Lifelong Learning a Daily Habit

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or at 80. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. — Henry Ford<p>Many of us still operate …

Making The Most Of Your Business Mentor

They say you never stop learning, and I couldn't agree more. Learning is a constant journey and our understanding is always evolving. Just as teachers provide you with the skills and knowledge on a subject area to help you pass your exams, a mentor in business will help you develop the business …

Entrepreneurship

Top 5 eLearning and Development Trends for in 2017 Infographic

<b>Top 5 eLearning and Development Trends for in 2017 Infographic</b>2016 has ended and for you as a training manager this means end-of-the-year reports and …

Learning

Beyond Technology: Blended Learning Conference Debates Equity, Cultural Inclusion

For a conference named after “blended learning,” many attendees were surprised to learn that they did not agree on what the term meant.Dr. Dallas …

Learning

Six Tips for Making Personalized Learning Work

Getting Personalization Right<br>March 23, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>14</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Six Tips for Making Personalized Learning Work<p>Esther …

Professional Development: What should it look like?

A few weeks ago Michael Fenton asked on his blog this question:<b>Suppose a teacher gets to divide 100% between two categories: teaching ability and</b> …

Professional Development

Promote Learning Transfer, Accelerate Strategy Execution

Learning and development leaders have been barraged for years with a distressing truth: Most training does not work. “For the most part, learning …

Learning

How Mind Maps Apply Brain Science to Creativity

I do my best thinking when I’m supposed to be doing other things—showering, grocery shopping, having dinner with a friend, etc. So long as I’m <i>not</i> …

Ready or Not, The Future Is Now

Two years ago, billionaire tech venture capitalist Vinod Khosla made the bold prediction that in the next 20 years, “machine learning will have more …

Machine Learning