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Why We Listen During Presentations

I am a continuous learning aficionado. I have sat through many conference sessions, workshops, presentations, and webinars.  Even presented a numerous times myself.  Through all of these experiences, I see three main reasons why we listen during presentations as oppos.....
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The Summer Learning Shift: Cool and Casual

Attention employers and employees: Summer is here! June rolls around and things feel different in many offices.  The kids are out of school, the weather is warmer, shorts may be allowed and workplaces begin to see the summer learning shift to casual learning that occur.....
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Employee Development as a Retention Tool

The belief that leaders are born and not made is dead.  If this was true, recruiters would have even a greater challenge trying to fill leadership roles. With the fast-paced, ever-changing workplace of today, employee development in organizations is key to developing a.....
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Learning Using All Five Senses

I want you to come with me on a short journey to San Antonio, Texas where I recently went on a business/leisure trip. While there, I learned a ton even though I was not there for any type of formal internal or external training program.  What I learned came from learni.....
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Understanding Adult Learning Theory Basics in the Workplace

In a previous three-part blog, we focused on in-person learning options, online learning options, and unique learning options.  We have also focused on understanding the different styles of adult learners.  To dig deeper, we are going to look at some adult learning th.....
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Springtime Learning Opportunities

In our last blog, I discussed passion and how it is key in workplace learning.  To take professional learning driven by one’s passion to another level, we will look at some training options available Spring/Summer 2017 for your employees.  The in-person learning opp.....
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Passion and Learning: Uniquely Tied Together in the Workplace

I love watching people who work in a job where not only is their true passion showcased through the work that they do, but flows freely into conversations, other interests, and what new things they learn. See I believe passion and learning are uniquely tied together in .....
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Unlock Your Employees from Their Desks with Lunch and Learns

Recent polls show that over 60% of Americans eat lunch at their desks.  They do this for a variety of reasons ranging from simply wanting to avoid the lunchroom to saying there is not enough time to get things done.  While at least employees are eating lunch, they are.....
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Resources to help employees in need

I had the privilege of attending a people in need forum hosted in my county.  During the sessions, I heard courageous stories from people who have overcome personal challenges to lead successful lives. One of the biggest struggles many of them faced was not knowing whe.....
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Kickoff Meetings: Steps to Success

Whether it be to kickoff the New Year for all employees or roll-out a new project or initiative, organizations often use kickoff meetings rev up energy on their teams, launch new ideas, get buy-in and empower employees.  Since many meetings include unique activities th.....
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