How to Write Very, Very, Very Short Stories for Your eLearning – Workshop Tip #255

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To start this off, you don’t need long storytelling in eLearning. They are a waste of time and even if you try hard to perfect them, the results will be of low quality.  That’s quite an unkind indictment of stories.…

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When Worlds Collide: The Clash of Linearity and Chaos – Workshop Tip #253

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Looking back at early 2019, who would have thought that in just a matter of weeks, the world, including anyone and everyone, would experience rapid and extreme changes to their lives as the pandemic soared? Can anyone explain how this…

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Loners in the Organization: Do You Matter in the Overall Workflow? – Workshop Tip #251

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Consider this. You spend most of your waking hours working. Day in and day out, you ensure that you deliver your tasks on time and to the best of your ability. You pride yourself on the quality of your work.…

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Critical Thinking, Dialogue, and the Role of the Coach in Workflow Learning – Workshop Tip #250

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Have you ever participated in sports? Think about that for a moment. Did you work with a coach? What was the role of the coach? How did the coach help you think for yourself? One role of the coach is…

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A New Model for Upskilling Frontline Leaders to Effectively Train Their Workers – Workshop Tip #249

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The sudden COVID-19 outbreak brought many problems to the forefront, particularly in business and workforce sectors. This is where we’ve seen a drastic reduction in the frontline workforce. In facing today’s reality, many Chief Learning Officers, managers, and leaders are…

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Learning Through Crisis – How to Harness the Power of Workflow Learning – Workshop Tip #248

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The workplace is rapidly changing. With inevitable unprecedented challenges that may come, how do we keep our workers and leaders engaged, motivated, and productive? How can they emerge stronger when faced with a crisis? In the Workflow Learning Model, we…

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Webinar: Injecting Humor Into Your Virtual Sessions – Workshop Tip #247

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Remember the old saying, “Laughter is the best medicine?” Now, hold on a minute here. We’re not trying to diagnose anyone. But, we really do believe that laughter is the best medicine, especially for any virtual session that is dragging…

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4 Ways to Use “Sonar Alerts” in Every Virtual Session – Workshop Tip #246

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“What questions do you have?” Silence. Crickets. Now what? Have you ever experienced this before? Has it happened to you? Do you sometimes think to yourself, “Is there something wrong?” In a traditional classroom setting, facilitators are physically present in…

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5 Little Things That Make a Huge Impact in Virtual Sessions – Workshop Tip #245

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Have you ever heard the expression, “It’s the little things that matter most”? This is true when it comes to our family, friends, and loved ones. And at the same time, it’s the little things in virtual sessions that matter…

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Does Engagement Lead to Actual Learning? – Workshop Tip #244

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We often hear the word “engagement” when we talk about designing and delivering effective learning.  Within a learning context, engagement refers to the degree of attention, curiosity, interest, and passion that learners show when they are in the process of…

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How Do You Really Know if Your Participants Are Learning in Your Remote Training Sessions? – Workshop Tip #243

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As we all race forward in the evolution of remote learning, one of the common questions raised is, “Are participants really learning from these virtual sessions?” Even though we use assessments, tests, evaluations, or feedback, it’s difficult to know whether…

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7 Strategic Rules for Transforming Classroom Training Into Effective Remote Training – Workshop Tip #242

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Transitioning from classroom training to virtual, or remote training, can be an overwhelming task for many. It’s not just a matter of “dumping” your content online and hoping for a good outcome. It requires thought, planning, and strategy. So, how…

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Cultivating Curiosity and an Exploring Lab Mindset – Workshop Tip #239

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Application: Try this small lab experiment. View the video above and get to discover that when learners touch, manipulate, huddle, document, discuss, argue, and cooperate to find solutions, their experiments lead to better results. A lab mindset is a depiction…

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