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Microlearning: How small training can have a big impact on retention

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Microlearning: How small training can have a big impact on retention

Just because microlearning is delivered in small time frames, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a big impact. Microlearning has been proven to increase focus and retention by 80%. By presenting trainees with small amounts of content at a time, they won’t feel too overwhelmed with information overload, which will help them remember more. With a shorter period of time needed to take in the content, it is easier for trainees to stay motivated from start to finish.

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Your Guide to Facilitating Group Decisions

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Your Guide to Facilitating Group Decisions

As a trainer, you play a major role in helping your participants overcome significant challenges in their professional lives. There are situations where you may have to help your trainees make difficult decisions in their organization. Strong decision-making skills is an invaluable soft skill that can be beneficial in any role. This blog post discusses how to facilitate decisions that must be made in a group.

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How to Put On a Worthwhile Meeting

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How to Put On a Worthwhile Meeting

When meetings are properly planned, they can incite a productive, enthusiastic team. Meetings give opportunities for workplace discussions, to solve problems, develop ideas or provide direction.

But to make meetings count, you need to have a proper strategic approach. By being mindful of when and how you put on meetings, you will avoid time wasted.

Here are our top tips for putting on a truly worthwhile meeting and avoiding wasting time for you and your team.

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Icebreaker Cheat Sheet to Kick off Your Corporate Training

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Icebreaker Cheat Sheet to Kick off Your Corporate Training

How does trust and comfortability allow for more effective corporate training? Ensuring your participants feel safe and comfortable in their training workshops  allows everyone to feel empowered to express their thoughts and ask questions. This helps everyone being trained better their understanding through meaningful conversations. By creating this environment in your training workshops, you will create an enriching learning experience for all of your participants.

Looking to facilitate icebreakers in your training but don’t know where to start? We have you covered. Below is our cheat sheet for your corporate training icebreakers.

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5 Ways Adult Learning is Unique (and 7 tips to apply it to your corporate training)

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5 Ways Adult Learning is Unique (and 7 tips to apply it to your corporate training)

It can be easy to assume that the way individuals take in information is fairly consistent. However, have you ever considered how the dynamics of learning change as we age? Consider the strategies used to teach early elementary students, versus someone in high school. How is the classroom laid out? How is information delivered? What are the expectations of the students to help them learn?

Learn more about adult learning and empower yourself to deliver your training accordingly with our guide to adult learning theory.

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