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The Four Responsibilities Of The Learning Professional

The Four Responsibilities Of The Learning Professional

In this ground-breaking article you will find out: Why you don’t become a professional just by calling yourself one; why the professional does not serve the interests of their clients simply by doing what they are told; why learning professionals should aim to do no harm to their learners; why it is absurd for a learning professional to be technophobic; why being a professional means basing your recommendations on hard evidence, not romanticism.

Why Weekly Sales Meetings Matter

Why Weekly Sales Meetings Matter

Most of the sales staff in your company, especially those who work for straight commission pay, would rather do just about anything than attend weekly sales meetings. If these employees have been forced in previous positions to be there and are still having difficulties closing sales and have a never-ending complaint that they don't get sufficient support from other departments, their reluctance is understood. But handled judiciously, weekly sales meetings can be invigorating, useful as an exchange of information and ideas, and a strong motivation for success.

6 Strategies To Promote Upskilling In Corporate eLearning

6 Strategies To Promote Upskilling In Corporate eLearning

Skills are one of the most valuable assets in the modern workplace. They cannot only make an organization more profitable and productive, but also lead to greater advancement opportunities for employees. In this article, I’ll share what eLearning professionals need to know about upskilling in corporate eLearning.

5 Little-Known Facts About eLearning Professionals

5 Little-Known Facts About eLearning Professionals

eLearning outsiders may already know that eLearning Professionals are the ones working behind the scenes to create eLearning courses. However, there are some tidbits about eLearning professionals that may come as a surprise to online learners, and even some industry newcomers. In this article, I’ll share 5 little-known facts about eLearning Professionals.

Top 16 Leadership Books For Chief Learning Officers In 2015

Top 16 Leadership Books For Chief Learning Officers In 2015

As you build your leadership foundation, it is important to know what leadership means to you and how you will apply it throughout your life. While you journey down your path of leadership, it will help you to read about and study how others became such successful leaders. Through reading these leaderships books you will be able to learn how to strengthen your own leadership skills while motivating and inspiring those around you.

The Top 10 TED Talks For eLearning Professionals

The Top 10 TED Talks For eLearning Professionals

Exploring a learning topic from a whole new perspective is a rare opportunity. Fortunately, TED talks offer the chance to dive into the minds of other educators, subject matter experts, and eLearning professionals. In this article, I'll introduce 10 talks that are definitely worth a watch.

5 Things You Can Learn From Taylor Swift About eLearning

5 Things You Can Learn From Taylor Swift About eLearning

Taylor Swift is taking over the world. That’s my prediction anyway. Her accomplishments go far beyond just music, although her many awards there -including 7 Grammy Awards, 22 Billboard Music Awards, and 8 Academy of Country Music awards- reveal her talent. In 2015 she was the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women list. Here are a few things you can learn from her and apply them to your eLearning development.