Quotable: Michael Lee Stallard

Managers organize; leaders engage. People follow managers because these  individuals have the authority to hire, fire, and promote them. People follow leaders because they are inspired to. Quoted in Connect to Engage, published in TD, April 2015...

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Quotable: Leah Matthews

Distance education is bringing about a new revolution where students are putting together their own playlist of curriculum. Leah Matthews, head of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission...

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WebEx Tip

In a recent poll of Training Doctor newsletter subscribers, the majority estimated that they only used 20 - 50% of their synchronous platform capabilities. So each  month we will offer you a tip or "trick" - alternating between WebEx and Adobe Connect, the two most...

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Online Collaboration MUST be Designed

All virtual classroom platforms pledge that their product enables your organization and your learners to work collaboratively. And it is true. All virtual classroom platforms allow for learners to interact verbally, via chat or instant messenger, through the use of feedback symbols or emoticons, and...

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Quotable: Bob Mosher

To survive, and thrive, we need learners to own their own engagement, not an organization that drives it. Excerpted from: It All Starts with Learners, Bob's regular column in CLO Magazine...

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Adults Need Time for Real World Application

Real World Application Trainees need to return to their jobs behaving differently than when they went into the training; therefore workplace training relies on 'real world application.' Unfortunately, most training designs don't allow for real-world application. They include a lot of theory or rules (we pre-qualify...

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Quotable: Suzanne Martin

Everyone who comes to Google comes with a learning hat and a teaching hat - they have to teach as much as they learn, says Suzanne Martin, head of global people development, brand and marketing at Google, referring to the company's g2g (Googler to Googler)...

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