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Effectively Structuring Your Learning Programs

When designing a learning program, our goal is always focused around how can we help our learners retain knowledge and effectively apply it in the workplace. While the goal may seem obvious, reaching it is much more a challenge. In today’s environment, learning professionals are constantly competing for the mindshare of their learners, which is …

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The Other 20% – Why it Matters in Training

In business, knowledge is everything. When you have extensive knowledge of your client base, products and competitors, you have an edge that gives you power in your choices. Achieving this is relatively simple in theory, thus training is essential to ensure company outcomes are better. However, most companies settle for learning platforms (LMS, Micro-Learning, etc.) …

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The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life (per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel) This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life. Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in the L&D space today, but chances are you’re already …

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. But there’s one area where we are all still learning – and that’s in the field of learning itself. At mLevel, we …

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Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life

While many people are probably unable to define “gamification,” most have unknowingly experienced it – likely every single day. There’s a good reason for that; gamification can dramatically increase the engagement of most any initiative so organizations of all types are on the hunt for the most creative and effective tools. Whether you realize it or not, a good portion …

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The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking

The process of learning and why it’s so important Learning isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. It’s not just reading a textbook, acing your test, and calling it a day. Hundreds of studies have been completed regarding how humans learn, process, and store information. No long drawn out stories or irrelevant use cases …

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The 3 Most Powerful Ways to Monetize Corporate Training

How microlearning has evolved traditional corporate training efforts Opportunities for professional development is a critical consideration for many employees and job seekers, especially those who are concerned with advancing their career. Organizations that have a culture of training or sponsor continuing education are more attractive to potential hires than their competitors without this benefit. The availability of …

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Bridge the Gap between Training and Performance – What really happened at United

Yesterday United Airlines settled their recent passenger debacle out of court for an undisclosed amount of money (watch the video below!). Speculation has it starting in the 7 figure range and could have very likely been in the 8 figures. That’s 10 Million +, not to mention close to a billion dollar hit to their …

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4 Reasons Instructor-Led Training is Killing Your Sales Potential

If you want to earn, you’ve got to learn. Staying on top of market trends, needs, insights, and news is key to maximizing your organization’s sales potential. As a result, sales teams weak on knowledge don’t get far – even if the rest of their skillset is outstanding. For this reason, most sales-oriented businesses invest …

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Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations.  A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based.  In fact, many L&D professionals I’ve worked with report that 70% to 85% of the learning they provide their organizations is designed …

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