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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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My Top 5 Most Impactful Learning Experiences of 2016

Since I talk a lot about finding learning experiences for your organizations, I wanted to share a few of my most impactful learning experiences in 2016.  Each of these experiences helped me add to my professional and personal repertoire of skills and provided action it.....
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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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