What’s the deal with Personas?

Do you find it beneficial to use personas during your training requirements research? Have you used personas to conduct audience interviews, or to present findings […]

ADDIE vs Kotter’s 8 Steps: Change Management for a Training Program

In this post, I try to identify why the popular, training project management, ADDIE Model (Analysis- Design-Develop-Implement- Evaluate) cannot be applied to certain types of […]

Usability Checklist for designing Learning Content & Platforms

Even if you don’t always remember the details, just keeping these 18 usability attributes at the back of your mind for any learning project will […]

Using 70:20:10 as a Reference

My last project of 2016 is to review and re-design the learning strategy for a legacy systems training program. As we start looking at historical […]

Ten Types of Micro Learning I have found to be Effective

Micro-learning isn’t a new concept in the training industry any longer; it has proven its benefit to Learners and management alike, and is here to […]

Why I Love Constraints

When the architect Frank Gehry was asked if society curtails individual imagination, he famously said: “I don’t think it does… You curtail your own imagination if […]

Compliance Training Part III: Effective Course Design for Compliance Training

In the first part of this series, we discussed some of the driving forces behind Compliance Training in an organization. In the second part we […]

Classroom Training Activities

I primarily work with e-learning, so it’s a ton of fun when I get the chance to create a classroom training program. It is important to […]

What an LMS means for different Organizational Functions

Setting up an LMS (learning management system) often brings to the forefront different wishes from different organizational functions. For me, bringing together these disparate, often […]

Top 10 Signs Your Project is Heading for a Meltdown

All projects have their unique challenges, and having a project challenge doesn’t automatically spell out impending project doom. When I say “project” I mean “large, […]

Why usual Training Strategies don’t work for Sales Training

My very first project in Switzerland was to co-create a Sales Learning Program for a global medical devices company. It was an invaluable experience, with […]

Free Game for September: Emotional Fact-telling!

I like the concept of learning with games. They bring an element of triviality to learning, and since I don’t take either myself or anyone […]

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