Category: Blog

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 a problem” Online learning is only impactful when the technology works. … Read more »

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.)  According to the Day Calendar’s website, this month we should “focus on broadening and… Read more »

Tips for Finding Affordable or No-Cost Online Learning Opportunities

The other night, I attended an open house at my child’s high school.  For one of the sessions, I went to a presentation on ways your child can prepare for the SAT. They gave us two suggestions. The first was to have your child read nonfiction, especially newspaper articles since much of the test is… Read more »

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 with their team, or improved strategic planning.  While the use of targeted metrics to measure goals has… Read more »

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 learning journey. Ever attend a presentation and leave with good takeaways… Read more »

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 kids to everyday to read, read, read, but… Read more »

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 tell stories, or the clarity of the information. You walk… Read more »

Creating Positive Habits

This post is one in a series of blogs for Cued Forward’s Back to School, Back to Learning Something New focus on learning something new for personal and professional development. This post is a 10-minute read. Get more sleep.  Eat healthier.  Grow your career.  We all have positive goals we strive for in our personal… Read more »

Back to School, Back to Learning Something New

I worked for a business that had fruit delivered for its employees several times a week.  I often helped unbox the fruit deliveries in the breakroom.  A couple of times a month, the fruit company included a type of fruit that was unique, one that most people had never tried.  They enclosed a fact card… Read more »