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Communication is the Key that Unlocks Learning Cultures

Learning cultures don’t succeed because a number of individuals in siloes become more skilled. Learning cultures succeed because they’re set up for teams to rely on one another to learn and help one another grow. Stellar learning teams help, teach, and learn in tandem with each other. Effective communication is vital to successfully fostering a …

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5 Reasons Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Cultures Work

Peer-to-peer learning is a powerful tool for companies striving to turn their own work environments into Learning Cultures. Sure, traditional top-down training checks boxes; it makes it seem like widespread learning has occurred when in reality, it’s ineffective. Your people have the answers within them already, and by encouraging them to help each other learn, …

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3 Unorthodox Methods to Learn in the Flow of Work

Continuous learning plays a fundamental part in the long-lasting success of the world’s most influential companies. Take Amazon, Apple, or Pixar for example. These companies are learning machines — their cultures are built on a foundation of learning. Learning is what helps employees reach their full potential; it’s what keeps them motivated, engaged, and inspired …

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8 Ways to Prevent a Fear-Based Work Culture

No one works their best when they’re afraid. A mountaineer won’t climb well with fear in his heart. An author won’t write a masterpiece if she’s afraid of how her audience might receive it. Employees won’t be superstars for their company if they’re scared of failing. Employees in fear-based cultures are too busy extinguishing fires, …

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Keeping Learning Teams Motivated: 10 Tips for Continuous Success

White sign on wood table reads "YOU GOT THIS"

Motivation is a prerequisite to learning. It’s crucial at the beginning of learners’ journeys and remains important throughout the pursuit of mastery of any skill. Motivation is a renewable but impermanent resource. What happens when it starts to fade? When Motivation Fades Learners who encounter progress plateaus or spend long stretches of time pursuing new …

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Event-Based Training is Dead: Build a Learning Ecosystem Instead

Employees attend a large training seminar

Businesses must embrace continuous learning to stay competitive. For employees to keep up with the tools, tech, and innovations in their field, training can’t just happen once or twice a year at event-based seminars. This outdated method simply can’t match the pace of the evolving learning demands of the modern workforce. Instead, learning needs to …

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Build a Growth Mindset for your Learning Culture

Growth mindset for learning culture

The world is constantly changing, and the only way to stay ahead of the curve is to become lifelong learners. For organizations to thrive in this ever-changing landscape, they need to foster a learning culture. That starts with building a growth mindset within all members of the organization.  What is a growth mindset? We’ll explore …

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L&D Strategies to Create Immersive Learner Experiences

Immersive Learner Experiences

At the center of any learning experience is the learner. In order to meet learners where they are in their learning journey, the goal should be to custom-design learning experiences that are relevant, engaging, and personalized. Creating custom learning experiences can be difficult if you don’t have an experienced team that understands the best way …

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How To Drive Continuous Learning and Build a Learning Organization

Continuous Learning Organizations

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch   L&D teams can help companies transform into learning organizations by adding continuous learning opportunities during every step in the employee journey. These steps include onboarding, ongoing development & training, career paths, knowledge management practices, …

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Top 5 Best Practices for Managing Remote Training

Top 5 Best Practices for Managing Remote Training

Top 5 Best Practices for Managing Training for Remote Workers   Did you know that, according to a Gallup poll, 33% of US workers are always working remotely—and two-thirds of these remote workers want to continue working remotely? This trend, because of the current pandemic and changes in the way we work online, is only going …

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