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Excerpts from the latest articles by our members. Click the title to read the entire article.

  • Why I Blog
    Some people ask me why I blog and I’d like to give them a serious answer they may want to hear about how it helps build and market my business or brand, or how it engages with my followers or clients but in all honesty, that’s far from the truth. It’s… ... read more
    Source: Helen BlundenPublished on 2016-08-25By activatelearning
  • 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 29/30: Technology is Your Friend
    I’m doubling up with Day 29 & 30 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Technology is Your Friend! Until, it isn’t. Due to some crazy weather out here in northern burbs of Illinois, my internet provider gave up the ghost. No amount of resetting my router was… ... read more
    Source: Shannon TiptonPublished on 2016-08-14By learningrebels
  • Pokémon whoa!
    When I was a teenager I was addicted to video games. Not stay-awake-for-three-days-and-die-of-starvation kind of addicted, but I would spend every conceivable moment playing. While I enjoyed car games and classic shoot’em ups, my favourites were the more strategic kinds of games in which you could explore, think, and discover.… ... read more
    Source: Ryan TraceyPublished on 2016-08-08By Ryan Tracey
  • FocusOn Learning Day 3, my Summary, and Leaving Austin
    This is my fifth and final post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 3 of the conference, my brief summary, and leaving Austin. In this video, David Kelly, Bianca Woods, Joe Ganci, and Nancy Reyes. This also includes a brief clip of my… ... read more
    Source: Tom SpiglaninPublished on 2016-06-14By Tom Spiglanin
  • Downsizing Casualties – A form of Professional PTSD?
    HR Planning and Strategy courses eventually come around to the distasteful topic of “downsizing”. They talk about “survivors” and politely organic methods of reducing headcounts, like attrition, and smart moves like work redesign and evolution, but there are many times when an organization – rightly or wrongly – just chooses… ... read more
    Source: Mark SheppardPublished on 2016-03-21By Mark L. Sheppard
  • Leveraging the Pharma Cycle Meetings
    Cycle meetings or POA (plan of action) meetings are common staple a few times  a year within the pharmaceutical business. These meetings usually bring together the sales colleagues and present an opportunity to calibrate the team on action plans, build reinforcement around key strategies, provide an update on the market… ... read more
    Source: Sunder RamachandranPublished on 2016-02-24

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