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Podcast - What's Mark Harter's Training Secret Weapon? Communication

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 11:29:47 AM
How Communication Can Improve Training

The training landscape constantly changes. For example, you could spend an hour a day researching emerging learning technologies and by the end of the week, you’d still be coming across new options.

Keeping up with the evolution can feel like a full-time job.

How do instructional designers and decision makers sort through the noise and generate the best possible results? By going back to basics, especially communication.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Podcasts and Videos

Podcast - Can Gamification Funify Work? Michael Sutton Explores

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 11:19:40 AM
Using Gamification to Make Work Fun

Picture it: someone at a networking event asks you to describe your job.

What words come to mind? If you answered “fun!” first, count yourself among the lucky few.

Most of us take our professional responsibilities seriously and seek out opportunities that challenge us. However, pursuing our serious dreams often results in roles that fundamentally lack fun.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Gamification & Game-Based Learning

Podcast - EQ or IQ? Lou Russell Answers

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 11:08:56 AM
The importance of Emotional Intelligence in Training

As we deal with more demands on our time and new generations join the workforce, engaging learners and helping them become successful at their jobs becomes more and more challenging.

When trying to create training that sticks, expert Lou Russell overcomes modern workforce obstacles by focusing on three elements: fun, fast, and flexible. 

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Emotional Intelligence

Podcast - Marjorie Derven's Suggestion for Maximizing Organizational Performance

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 11:00:54 AM
Using Diversity and Inclusion to Maximize Organizational Performance

Ask your senior leadership what they believe most impacts the business’ performance, and you’ll likely get a variety of answers. “Corporate culture!” one might say. Perhaps operational efficiency or improved training come to mind.

Expert Marjorie Derven believes that one oft-overlooked initiative can make all the difference: Diversity & Inclusion (D&I).

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Diversity & Inclusion

Podcast - Oded Ilan's Mindset about Memory and Modern Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 10:51:22 AM
A Conversation about Memory and Modern Learning with Oded Ilan

Behavior change is the holy grail of training. Learning and Development practitioners strive to impact business outcomes by improving the skills of our audience.

Performance improvement grows out of learners truly understanding content and successfully applying it back on the job.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Learner Experience

Podcast - Guidance on Diversity & Inclusion in Training

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 10:42:25 AM
Stephanie Goodell and KeyAnna Schmiedl share tips on Diverstiy and Inclusion training

Global organizations are the norm now. The boundaries constraining corporate success and competition no longer fall along state, national, or continental borders.

Growth, as demonstrated by companies like Amazon, Apple, and more, has no limit.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Podcast - Dr. Stephen Slota Discusses Fun and Games in Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 10:36:24 AM
Dr. Stephen Slota's opinions on gamification in training

When was the last time you had fun during a mandated training event?

This loaded question plagues instructional designers and facilitators alike. Stakeholders know that training impacts overall organizational performance, making upskilling employees a high-stakes game. 

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Gamification & Game-Based Learning

Podcast - Insight about L&D, Critical Thinking, and Memes from Allen Partridge

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 10:25:21 AM
Interview with eLearning expert Allen Partridge

As technology evolves, our ability to learn anytime and anywhere changes, too.

Now, our possibilities seem literally endless. Constant communication, the pervasive availability of information, and the ever-changing opportunities for social collaboration exemplify this new reality.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, eLearning

Podcast - Social Learning Tips from Jane Bozarth

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 9:54:55 AM
Lead the change with social learning using tips from Jane Bozarth

Think about the last time you needed to learn something new.

Were you sitting at your desk in your office? Standing in your kitchen trying to make dinner? Driving down the road when a new warning light popped up on your dashboard?

Like many people, when this happens to me, I ask a trusted source for their wisdom. Sometimes that’s my mom, other times it’s a colleague who seems to know the ins-and-outs of every nuanced process for my company.

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Topics: Social Learning, Podcasts and Videos

Podcast - Julie Dirksen Answers the Question 'How Do People Learn?'

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 25, 2020 9:42:24 AM
Interview with expert Julie Dirksen on how people learn

Often trainers become trainers because their organizations see them succeeding at their jobs.

“Oh! You’re a great customer service rep. You can teach other people how to perform customer service.” 

"Wow! You created a beautiful new page for the internal website. Can you teach these three team members your process?”

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Blended Learning Instructional Design