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Posted On November 23, 2015
Blended learning is an extremely popular course-delivery format, and with good reason. Tons of studies show that learners in blended courses outperform their counterparts who attend 100% classroom or online courses. Plus, effective blended learning offers tremendous flexibility, convenience and, let’s not be sensitive, cost savings.

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Posted On November 17, 2015
Live online learning — or virtual classroom — has been around for decades. Today in many parts of the L&D world its adoption rates are sky high. Gartner firm Software Advice, for example, recently found virtual classrooms are being used by nearly 50 percent of HR professionals it surveyed.

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Posted On November 12, 2015
A new white paper from TP3 entitled The Future of Face-to-Face Learning in an Increasingly Online World reviews the role of face-to-face learning in a corporate education profession increasingly impacted by technology.

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Posted On October 29, 2015
Are you a cup half-full or half-empty kind of person? When disappointment strikes, do you take it personally or quickly accept that you can’t win all the time?How we react to triumphs and disappointments is directly related to our resilience – the ability to explain and recover readily from unexpected events such as illness, depression, adversity or the like.

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Posted On October 29, 2015
Twenty years ago, psychologist Daniel Goleman released Emotional Intelligence, a book that challenged the long-held belief that IQ alone determined an individual’s capacity for success.Whilst the idea of Emotional Intelligence (EI), understanding and managing emotion both in yourself and others, was first explored by Dr. John Mayer and Dr. Peter Salovey in 1990, it was Goleman who brought it to the public’s attention.

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Posted On October 29, 2015
When Google CEO Eric Schmidt was told by one of his board members in 2002 he needed a coach, he asked, “Why, is something wrong?” He was told, “No, no, you need a coach. Everybody needs a coach.” Every famous athlete, every great performer, has a coach. Someone who can say, “Is that what you really meant?” A coach can give a sense of perspective. The one thing people are never good at is seeing themselves as others see them. So he got a coach who has served him very well. Now Schmidt says, “A coach really, really helps.”

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Posted On October 28, 2015
Most of us are familiar with 70:20:10, the learning and development model used to frame the three ways in which people learn — experience, social and formal training — and their relationship to one another within the total blended learning mix.

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Posted On October 27, 2015
With more than 135 million how-to videos, YouTube has become planet Earth’s number one self-paced learning site for anyone wanting to know just about anything from tuning a guitar, applying make-up, tying a tie or even how to kiss.

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Posted On October 22, 2015
Contemporary business theory suggests that leaders who are more interpersonally oriented and those with participative styles have followers with higher levels of satisfaction and morale. That’s true from my own experience, where I’ve learned that the ability to communicate effectively and engage with team members is the most important skill for leaders.

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Posted On October 22, 2015
You would think that – with people increasingly working longer hours and working remotely on mobile devices – we would find more time to learn at work. Yet the converse is true, as we work more, people have even less work-time to devote to their skill improvement and professional development.

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