Gamification Myths Debunked and What Employees Really Want

by RPS September 12, 2014 Friday 5

Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Forbes Gamification Myths Debunked: How To Sidestep Failure And Boost Employee Learning by Karl Kapp Gamification is often viewed as a magic pill that makes people more […]

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Ready for Launch? Preparing Learning Customers for HTML5 and a Mobile Rollout Strategy

by Phil Scheidhauer September 9, 2014 Training

Understanding customers, and their learners, is the most important step in a successful rollout process for mobile learning technologies — beginning with the development of the learning program. It is critical to regularly engage customers when selecting and implementing learning technology strategies, particularly when the technology may impact learning deliverables. Let’s use HTML5 as an […]

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Great Trainers and Impactful Onboarding

by RPS September 5, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. MediaPost 5 Management Lessons From Millennials by Kipp Jarecke-Cheng For some, more skeptical Baby Boomer and Generation X managers and supervisors, the emergence of Gen Y […]

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Harness the power of your SMEs

by Rachael Bourque September 2, 2014 Observations from the Road

I can’t think of anything more prolific in the knowledge capture battle than the development of training programs associated with or based on subject matter experts’ (SME) specific areas of specialty. The knowledge SMEs have in their topic areas is immensely valuable to their organizations and colleagues. They spent their entire careers becoming experts on […]

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How the Skills Gap is Real and Helping Your Team Adapt to Change

by RPS August 29, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Forbes 4 Ways To Help Your Team Adapt To Change by Jeff Boss The rate of change in business today is astronomic—and only increasing in speed. […]

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

by RPS August 26, 2014 Training

The importance of hard work has been carefully taught and rewarded since our school years and ultimately has become ingrained into our collective thinking. But what if everyone – our parents, coaches, teachers and employers – had it only half right? What if the real key to success is not just working harder but smarter? […]

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How to Avoid Team-Hindering Habits and Help Others See Beyond the Obvious

by RPS August 22, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Chief Learning Officer It’s All in Your Mind by Karl McDonnell Staying ahead of new ideas and trends within an industry and adopting new competencies and […]

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Building an Engaged Workforce – One Employee at a Time

by Tracy Cox August 21, 2014 Training

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie When Andrew Carnegie wrote these powerful words, they spoke definitively to teamwork and what can be achieved when individuals are […]

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The Difference Between Mentoring & Coaching

by RPS August 15, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. ASTD Mentoring Versus Coaching: What’s the Difference? by Annabelle Reitman & Sylvia Ramirez Benatti Sometimes people use the words “mentoring” and “coaching” interchangeably, but they do […]

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Shifting Gears: Transitioning from Soldier to Civilian

by RPS August 12, 2014 Training

Unemployment rates for young veterans are more than double the national average.  And soldiers leaving the service are about to experience that harsh reality firsthand. According to Lt. General Howard B. Bromberg, Army G-1, more than one million soldiers will transition to civilian life over the next decade. As they leave their military careers behind […]

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