Blog - Rebecca Irby

  • August 28, 2018
  • August 06, 2018
  • June 13, 2017

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

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    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.

  • June 08, 2017

    Roundup Series: Performance Management

    By: Andrew Fayad

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is getting a lot of attention these days as more and more companies begin to realize that their current process is outdated or inefficient. Many of our clients have come to us looking for a new solution to their outdated, traditional performance reviews, that do not address many of their constant pain points like:

  • February 24, 2016

    Train Your Sales Force How To Warm Up Their Cold Call

    By: Andrew Fayad

    The cold call: Love it or hate it, it’s often a necessary evil in the world of sales and marketing. But just because it’s not always the most personal of contact methods doesn’t mean it has to involve a script and an inevitable firm rejection. With the right training, it’s possible to turn your sales […]

  • October 30, 2015

    How to Get Employees Addicted to eLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Believe it or not, nomophobia–the term for the fear of being without your smartphone–affects at least 40 percent of Americans, according to Psychology Today. It’s not just that sinking feeling you get when you realize that you’ve left your phone at home; it’s that compulsive need to check the weather, load up the latest news, and […]

  • October 08, 2015

    American Horror Story: Corporate Training

    By: Andrew Fayad

    With Halloween fast approaching we can’t help but reflect upon some of the stuff that really scares us– including bad training. Is there anything spookier than wasting time on material that learners will ultimately forget? Probably not. It’s in this sinister spirit that we offer up some of the truly horrifying mistakes that companies make […]

  • August 08, 2015

    Why the Classroom is the Keystone of the 70:20:10 Model

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    School might be out for summer, but that doesn’t mean organizations should ditch the classroom way of life. When most organizations’ training structure revolves around the 70:20:10 gold standard of experiential, social, and formal learning instituted by the Center for Creative Leadership back in the 90’s, it’s important to not get too caught up in […]

  • April 12, 2015

    Special Delivery: How 10-Second Training Can Improve Microlearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Snapchat Stories: They’re a fun way to check in on friends and even generating buzz, but could they be the next big thing for eLearning? Probably not. Unfortunately, Snapchat Stories–while super entertaining and hyper-condensed–might seem like a natural fit for microlearning, the format might put too heavy an emphasis on the “micro.”

  • January 21, 2015

    How edTech is Improving Special Education (and the Surprising Way it Affects Corporate Training)

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Visit any special education classroom in the United States and one thing is abundantly clear: Special education has come a long way in the past decade. You’ll likely see children interacting with technology, using specialized tools for learning, and most importantly, enjoying the experience with teachers and aides. With the evolution of edTech in training […]

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