Category: Miscellaneous

Curiosity and the Learning Professional

A Reflection on my Career in Learning It was 1980-something when I graduated college with a business degree, prepared for a career in marketing. After several attempts to get a job in a tough employment market, I landed a position doing something I could’ve never imagined — writing proposals for a custom training consultancy in […]

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The New Watercooler Chat

Six Best Practices to Stay Connected in a Virtual World It’s been a year since many employees started working remotely. While the main push from clients has been to convert in-person instructor-led courses to virtual to accommodate a remote workforce, interestingly, I’ve also been working with a few clients to create wellness and mindful work […]

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The Powerful Tool Called Color

Color Has A Big Impact On Learners Color is an extremely powerful tool. It can affect your mood, well-being, thoughts, and motivation. Research suggests that different colors play a role in cognitive functions. For example, researchers at the University of Linz in Austria demonstrated that the color red significantly decreases cognitive functioning in men. And […]

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Designing Under Pressure

Four Tips For Busting Stress Everyone goes through bouts of stress. Whether it‘s finances, physical health, tight work deadlines, picking up your kids from school, or simply choosing the right “stressful” examples for your blog post, we all experience it on a daily basis. Stress can be very relative too; what might be majorly stressful […]

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