Traditional classroom training or online training—which is better? A strong case can be made for either method. But a stronger case can be made for transcending this either/or choice in favor of blended learning.
While most organizations do provide initial training for their sales force, only 44% of organizations use post-training reinforcement to provide long term support for their sales teams, according to the Aberdeen group. But, how can salespeople, especially new hires, be expected to beat expectations without post-training reinforcement? That is, how can individual salespeople improve their performance quarter-over-quarter without long-term education and sales performance support that changes dynamically to meet customer demands and expectations?
There is absolutely nothing wrong with a “what’s in it for me” attitude. As long as, I’d argue, that attitude doesn’t end there—in pure selfishness.
It’s more-than-popular to talk about “Agility” in business lately. But what does “being Agile” really mean? And, if you’re not a software developer, what does it mean to “borrow concepts from Agile software development”?
As learning professionals are expanding the possibilities in mLearning farther than ever before, it’s helpful to rewind and reflect on why mLearning is an excellent learning strategy for the modern workplace.
Millennials, they say, grew up on gadgets, PCs, wireless, and Smartphones. Millennials are said to believe that “smaller is better”, multi-tasking is a basic survival skill, collaboration reigns over individualism, and are advocates and activists in favor of positive social good and social change.