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Johnny Hamilton is a thought leader, author, and full-stack learning designer who has led projects that have resulted in over a dozen industry awards in corporate learning innovation from Brandon Hall, BIG Innovation, eLearning Magazine, and American Business Association.

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What does it take to reimagine learning at your work?

Does this scenario look familiar? Joanna just finished a Zoom meeting with her safety compliance stakeholders and the news was not encouraging. Although their workforce of 15,000 employees had recently completed their mandatory safety compliance training, what they learned wasn’t sticking. Key Performance Indicators of worker safety behaviors hadn’t changed much and were still far …

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I’m Gonna Make You a (Workforce Training) Offer You Can’t Refuse…

I’m Gonna Make You a (Workforce Training) Offer You Can’t Refuse… Are you using the right ROI formula when determining the cost of training? Spending money on redesigning something you already have developed may be challenging in these economic times. And to successfully transition an Instructor Led Training (ILT) to a virtual class requires designers …

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One Brilliant Technique Will Boost Your Software Simulations

After two years of planning and six months of negotiation, Sarah finally has the green light to upgrade her Learning Management System (LMS). Now the real work begins – and her brain is going into overdrive. It’s 1:15 AM, and Sarah is wide awake in bed staring at her ceiling fan, wondering…  “I know the technical and …

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How the SASS Learning Framework Is Designed to Deliver Business Outcomes

An assumption that many managers and executives hold is that once workers know what to do, their performance will improve. Most learning professionals will tell you that that assumption is flat-out wrong. Learning professionals know that although knowledge is essential, it’s only the first step. Any decent learning program will provide workers with opportunities to …

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COVID-19: In-Person Training is No Longer an Option

How You Can Successfully Transition To Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) Mario was given an almost impossible task in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic: Transition all the company’s traditional in-person training into Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) and do it ASAP. Two weeks ago, his company proactively recommended some staff to work from home …

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Are You Ready to Move Beyond Course Completions? What’s Next and Why Is It Better?

If you’re like most learning professionals, you’ve relied on course completions as the primary indicator of success. This has been good enough. Good enough for your company, good enough for our learning industry. SPOILER ALERT: COMPLETION REPORTS AREN’T GOOD ENOUGH ANYMORE. For the past few decades, we’ve made our courses, and after they’re launched, we run …

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4 Mobile Learning Stats That Will Shift Your Learning Strategy

Just when you’ve figured out your learning and development budget for 2019, along comes some stats about mobile learning that may change your priorities. These statistics indicate a fundamental shift in how your employees are changing how they access information and learning. Whether you’ve realized it or not, your employees have been learning using mobile …

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“What Types of Gamification Can You Make?”- Why This Is the Wrong Question to Ask

Recently, a client asked a seemingly simple and straightforward question, “What types of gamification can you make?” When asking an experienced learning designer with an Expert Level Gamification Design certification, you would think that this would be an easy question to answer. However, it’s not. Not because the question is difficult to answer, but because …

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