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Online learning allows organizations to provide a consistent, convenient way to educate their employees. In fact, some experts believe that online learning is the way of the future. When designed effectively it can be just as powerful as, if not more powerful than traditional classroom training in addition to saving your organization time and money. Following a few smart guidelines will enable you to design and deliver effective online learning experiences that meet the needs of learners.

Employee Passion: Volume 6
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Employees want more meetings with their boss. That’s one of the key findings from a survey conducted by Training magazine and The Ken Blanchard Companies. More than 700 subscribers of Training magazine were polled to learn about their experiences having one-on-one meetings with their managers. Readers were asked what they wanted out of their meetings and how that compared to what was really happening.

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eLearning – 8 Ways to Set the Expectation for Involvement

eLearning in organizations is often optional—and no matter how good the program is, it will always take a back seat to mission critical work unless some real measures for accountability are put in place. One of the design principles we’ve built into Blanchard Online Learning is providing accountability for learning. Our goal is to clearly…

Leaders: Got Questions? Ask Your People!

Ken Blanchard tells a story about his early days as a consultant.  One day he was brought in to help address a turnover problem at a manufacturing plant in the Southeastern United States.  In spite of competitive wages and benefits and an overall positive assessment from employees, the plant was experiencing large spikes in people…

Executive Coaching—5 Top Mistakes—A Coach’s Perspective

Executive coaching has become a mainstream development tool for leaders in today’s organizations. The challenge with any tool is to use it properly. Used poorly, a tool can have unintentional effects, or fail to achieve the desired outcomes. That was one of the key points that Patricia Overland, Executive Coaching Solutions Partner with The Ken…