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Why soft skills shouldn’t be excluded from lifelong learning

Being successful in the working environment of the 21st century requires a constant development of skills. Often, people think that only technical skills have to […]

Learning from feedback with formative testing

Most people who receive education don’t know any better: you get lessons, then you get a test that will be graded. If at the end […]

A concise manual to coaching leadership

Coaching leadership is a popular leadership style. The term ‘coaching’ might suggest that a lot of guidance is given to employees. However, the very opposite […]

Is your organization ready for the career of the future?

The careers of today are hard to compare to those of a generation before. In a previous blog about always-on learning we described how employees […]

4 tips to prevent camera shyness in online training

Camera shyness is a widely known problem, which can be very unpleasant. People who see themselves on video may react with “do I really sound […]

Unarmed conversation: the art of nonviolent communication

We all do it every day: connecting. We are all busy with connecting and we are proud of it based on the many hits on […]

Virtuoso communication: training or talent?

Communication is an art, people say. One can really be a talented communicator. Some of us really are natural speakers, who can get the audience […]

The learning trend of 2018: always-on learning. But how?

Your career is probably going through a lot more change compared to your parents’ careers. The same goes for your skills. Times change, and for […]

A new style of evaluating training programs: the Learning-Transfer Evaluation Model

How do you evaluate a training program? The Kirkpatrick's model has been used often since the 1960s. However, this model is way too old, states […]

Training in the digital age: outdated or essential?

Technological developments and changes in the workplace contribute to an increasingly dynamic working environment. Employees are bombarded with emails, messages and other impulses. Less time […]

Spaced learning: the key to better training

Have you ever finished a season of a series in a short period of time? That’s called binge watching and it is a popular pastime. […]

The rise (and fall?) of communication training

From traditional to online to VR: communication training changed a lot faster in this decade than in the dozens of years before. But will it […]

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