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Why do Employee Training Programs Get a Bad Name?

As a learning enthusiast, I jump at the chance to learn something new.  Whether it be to enhance my professional skills, meet people, or learn something completely different, I do my best to attend learning programs offered to me. Since I know most employees are typica.....
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A Peek at 2017 Learning and Development

With many businesses well into their 2017 planning, it is important for business leaders to understand the current arena of learning and development and how it impacts their business’ bottom-line, morale, and culture.  Here are 4 key trends for organizational learnin.....
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Local, Affordable In-Person Learning Options

As with online learning, there are many no-cost and low-cost in-person learning options (seminars, workshops, and conferences) employers can utilize, particularly in their local communities. Here are three great places employers can look for free and low-cost in-person .....
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How to Prepare for an Online Learning Experience

Whether you are brand new to using online learning, a seasoned online learning attendance pro, or a leader in charge of coordinating employees for an online program, there are several must do steps to take to maximize your online learning experience. “Houston we have .....
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Remember the Pink and Focus on Learning Growth in October

October is National Breast Cancer awareness month. October is also National Learning and Development month.  This the first year that this designation was approved by the Registrar at National Day Calendar.  (Yes, there is a process to getting the day recognized.)  A.....
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Prep Time: Key to Maximum Training Impact

One of the biggest challenges organizations face with offering training programs is whether or not employees are retaining and using what they learned to increase their participation in the workplace.  This could be through increased productivity, better communications.....
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Effective Note-Taking: Increasing the Value of Your Notes

This is our fourth and final post in our series Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus. 8 minute read. We hope you have learned insights that have grown your personal or professional development.  But don’t stop here.  Continue your le.....
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Sometimes We Forget What Dr. Seuss Taught Us

This is the third post in our four-post series celebrating Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus. 8 minute read. For this post, we would like to thank Dr. Seuss for encouraging children to read and his dynamic writing style. We tell our k.....
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In the Spotlight: Grow Your Public Speaking Confidence

This is second post in our four-post series celebrating Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus. This post is a 10-minute read. You know a good public speaker when you hear one.  You may like the person’s presentation style, ability to t.....
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