eLearning Leadership Blog

Join our growing community of more than 14,000 learning professionals!

BlogHeader_3.jpg

The World of e-Learning Design Through a Child

by Angel Green, senior instructional strategist | @LearnerAdvocate

Last week, in the US, we celebrated the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (http://www.daughtersandsonstowork.org/) and for the first time, I participated. Well, I participated with two of my three children and until just after lunch. That was about all of a day any of us, or my coworkers, could handle.

Read More

Iterations: Creating Learning for Performance Change [Ep. 13]

Richard Sites and Angel Green discuss the pushback that designers often get when trying to move from content-focused design to performance-based design.

Read More

3 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Habit in Your e-Learning

by relationship management assistant

Read More

[Questions & Answers] Important Thoughts on e-Learning Designs

by , chief instructional strategist | @ethanaedwards

Read More

An e-Learning Challenge – Why Should You Care Right Now?

by Julie Dirksen, design consultant, @usablelearning

Read More

4 Ways to Renew and Become a Better Employee from Arianna Huffington

by , Marketing Communications Specialist

Arianna Huffington recently spoke at Hubspot's Inbound 2013 Conference I attended last week. During her keynote she shared how redefining the way we think about sleep can transform our lives—I think this is a message all professionals should hear.

Escaping Our Culture of Burnout

We all experience burnout in one way or another. Our culture encourages little time for rejuvenation. Instead, we work in a culture of tight timelines and critical deadlines.  We spend our nights writing emails instead of resting. All this work and no rest really only leads to one result—burnout. We need to learn to give ourselves permission to rest, to make space, and to "lean back so we can jump forward."

Right now, in our society, success is defined by two metrics: money & power.  In her keynote, Arianna Huffington redefined success as:

  • Well-being

  • Wisdom

  • Capacity to celebrate life

  • Our ability to give back

So what is the solution? How do we get to this place of redefined success? Here are four suggestions from the keynote:

1. Learn to be a gazelle.

If there is danger, gazelles run like crazy. The minute the danger disappears they immediately go back to grazing.  Us? We run all the time, even when there are no metaphorical leopards or lions.

We all need to learn to graze. 

Read More

Focus on Learning Performance: The SAVVY Start

by , senior instructional strategist | @LearnerAdvocate

Read More

Practice Makes Performance!

by Steve Lee, strategic relationship manager

Read More