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Mindful Eating: Eating Mindfully by Minding What You Eat

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The average adult human has a sustained attention span of 20 minutes, but some researchers are saying that’s been reduced to 5 minutes, with the internet to blame. If you’ve got a particularly long training session or meeting coming up, your brain needs all the help it can get. Mindful eating. Recent research says that […]

Mentor, Coach, Advocate: Why Leaders Spending Time with Their Employees Pays Off

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Spending time with employees pays off—not just for them, but for the leaders and the entire organization. The question of how much time can be explored in a Fast Company post, “Why Managers Should Spend Exactly 6 Hours A Week With Each Employee.” But here at ELM, we’ve found that it’s not necessarily quantified time […]

Leadership RoundUp: Learn to Lead, not Manage

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If you type “difference between leadership and management” into Google, you’ll come up with about 4,000,000 results with business information leaders like Harvard Business and Forbes at the top giving many, many tips on how to be a better leader versus a manager. Type into Pinterest “leadership quotes” and you’ll be scrolling for hours.

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points

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Any learning or product administrator can tell you a scary story about a time when glitches, grammar, design, and function served as a foil to their learners. When users are already consumed with other tasks, a digital learning module that functions anything less than flawlessly can seriously reduce motivation. But discovering the right way to do quality […]

Playing with Gamification? Those Badges and Leaderboards Aren’t Enough

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The idea of gamification often feels way too good to be true. A training method that promises increased engagement and produces learners that actually want to access materials and content? It’s no wonder that organizations are quick to jump on the gamification bandwagon. Unfortunately, poorly-planned gamification almost always falls flat, leaving learners bored and administrators wondering where […]

How to Attract and Retain Millennials in the Workplace

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Corporations, desperate for skilled labor, are searching all over the world for anyone who can think outside the box. The problem is, all of the ping pong tables, free lunches, and incentives in the world may attract the top talent, but it doesn’t make them stay. What’s the point of hiring innovative people if you […]

Discover Why More Companies are Choosing to Ditch Their LMS

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Once upon a time, the learning management system (LMS) was king. It was there that L&D professionals could produce, tweak, deliver, and manage employee learning. It seemed like a perfect solution until suddenly, it wasn’t. Huge, monolithic LMSs are going the way of the dinosaur in favor of more agile programming options. But why? As […]

Hack Your Digital Learning: Guerilla L&D Creates More Compelling Content

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Whether you have a huge L&D budget or you’re working with something more along the lines of a shoestring, digital learning can definitely increase your tab. Obviously high-level, expertly produced videos and modules will cost you a pretty penny, but they’re not always the ultimate way to connect with your learners.

Roundup Series: Performance Management

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Performance Mangement is getting a lot of attention these days as more and more companies begin to realize that their current process is outdated or inefficient. Many of our clients have come to us looking for a new solution to their outdated, traditional performance reviews, that do not address many of their constant pain points like:

2017 eLearning Industry Spring Report And Analysis

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In order to help companies make the most of the opportunities 2017 presents, ELM commissioned a survey in Q1 exploring a range of factors that directly impact the quality of corporate learning programs. We surveyed 100 L&D leaders from Chief Learning Officers and executives to directors and managers to see what they were focused on […]

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