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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 23, 2015
Have you ever felt frustrated with Microsoft Project? Are you able to get the tool to do what you want? In my experience as a trainer, I’ve found very few people can answer ‘yes’ to this question. But with the proper training, knowledge and understanding of a few rules and options that control the tool’s behaviour, your frustrations can be reduced.

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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
How many meetings do you attend in an average week? Less than 8? More than 30? If each meeting takes an average of 45 minutes, that’s at least 6 hours (15%) of your week spent in a group around a table or on the phone. For some people, meetings can take up 50% or more of the working week.

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Posted On October 29, 2015
In the current economic environment, many among us are facing unparalleled challenges. The unemployment rate recently hit six per cent for the first time in over ten years and, according to The Australian, economists expect little improvement in the job market in the months ahead.

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Posted On October 29, 2015
Unlike much of day-to-day work life, performance reviews are a time to focus specifically on our strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes, successes and failures, and the goals that we did or didn’t achieve.All of which (let’s face it) can be a little confronting!

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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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