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

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
    As 2016 draws to a close, I’d like to wish the readers of this blog and my wider network, a wonderful Christmas and a safe, healthy and prosperous new year.  Enjoy the holidays and see you back safe and sound in 2017.   The post Merry Christmas and a Happy… ... read more
    Source: Helen BlundenPublished on 2016-12-07By activatelearning
  • Cognitive Reality
    Yet another year has come and gone at the speed of light! For me, 2016 has been the year in which the Virtual Reality rubber finally met the road, while Augmented Reality made a surprise splash into the mainstream via those pesky Pikachu. As a consequence, VR & AR dominated… ... read more
    Source: Ryan TraceyPublished on 2016-12-06By Ryan Tracey
  • A Gigantic Thanksgiving Thank You!
    Thank you! It has been a busy year. A year filled with adventure and surprises. Thanksgiving is the Christmas without presents, all the gratitude none of the Christmas wrapping.  Here I am, planning for a a very small Thanksgiving. I’m officially an empty nester with both kids doing their… ... read more
    Source: Shannon TiptonPublished on 2016-11-23By Shannon Tipton
  • 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

Recently a friend of mine asked me for advice on online assessment platforms. Unfortunately I wasn't much help. I have spent the vast majority of...

In my latest blog post, I outlined 5 attributes of the dark side of gamification. My point wasn't that gamification is necessarily bad; on the...