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Step Up Your Game: Five Ideas for Developing Millennials

One of the biggest challenges companies face today is finding effective ways to train and retain millennials. Millennials are sometimes described as “lazy” or “entitled.” On the contrary, millennials are driven, possess essential skills, and hold a lot of potential. I can write this confidently because I’m a millennial. And as a millennial who works […]

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It’s Career Day! How Enlightening Teens About Careers in Training Provided Unexpected Inspiration

Recently, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a local high school for Career Day. Talking to teens about training can be a little bit daunting! Those of us in the industry experience the relevance daily, but effectively communicating said relevance can prove challenging. Even for students bent on heading to college, the thought of […]

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Mindfulness: Does It Have Merit?

Mindfulness. It’s everywhere these days … even in the world of corporate training. Some seem to think this is a good idea, and others are skeptical. Whether they consider mindfulness as spiritual “mumbo-jumbo,” or whether they worry that a spiritual practice is being co-opted by corporate America to make an extra buck, there is a […]

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A Quick Look at the Vuforia Software Development Kit for Augmented Reality

As are many of you, I’m excited to follow technology news and predict what affordances will become available for learning and performance support solutions using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). Today, I’m going to focus on Vuforia, which is a toolkit for programmers to add AR functionality into their apps. A couple examples […]

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What “The Great British Bake Off” Can Teach Us About Learning

You’ve heard all the hype about the latest technological cure for what ails training: augmented, virtual, or mixed reality. Sure, I’d be the first to agree that mobile learning with augmented reality could be truly revolutionary in the workplace, a fact that visionaries in our industry have been talking about for the last six or […]

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