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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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The Most Important Leadership Behavior That Builds Trust (and 3 ways to demonstrate it)

Last week I conducted a webinar on the Four Leadership Behaviors That Build or Destroy Trust. During the session I asked the participants to select one of four leadership behaviors that influenced them the most in building trust. With over 450 people responding, 61% said acting with integrity – being honest in word and deed was the most important…

“Because I Said So!” – 3 Steps To Help Employees Do What You Need Them To Do

Do you remember arguing with your parents about cleaning your room, writing thank you notes, or wearing your bike helmet? Did any of those family battles end up with your mom or dad saying “Do it because I said so!”—after which you skulked away under threat of grounding and did the minimum possible to complete…

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…