How to Be an Ally at Work

Learning how to be an ally at work is an under-appreciated skill for many young people entering the workforce. But in a way, it’s a more important task than most anything else we will devote our individual and collective labors…

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Automation: Threat Or Benefit?

Automation offers us a glimpse into the future of business. Companies of all shapes and sizes are constantly looking for ways to automate their value chains. At first glance, automation may seem like a clear net positive. Technology reduces dependence…

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Knowledge Economy: Overview & Characteristics

As the U.S. economy resurges in the wake of COVID-19, its recovery can – in part – be attributed to the knowledge economy. A knowledge-based economy is more resilient and better equipped to respond to specific problems and economic challenges.…

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Microlearning: Making Learning Accessible

Microlearning is a leaner, more effective way to absorb new skills and knowledge than traditional eLearning. Gone are the days of PowerPoint slide voice-overs for corporate training (thankfully). It works with dwindling attention spans to enable us to focus long…

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Is Self Promotion Good or Bad?

Self promotion can get a bad rap. Most people can think of self promotion examples that came across as arrogant or out of touch. But that doesn’t mean self promotion is bad. It means that there’s an art to doing…

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DiSC Personality Test

The DiSC Personality Test is an assessment tool that organizations often use to increase the communication effectiveness and general productivity of their teams. There are lots of personality tests available today, but DiSC is specifically suited for corporations and is…

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Instructional Design: What Is It?

What is instructional design? Simply put, instructional design involves the development of instructional materials. Instructional design had its origin during WWII when soldiers had to be trained on specific information quickly. Success was found in breaking complex material down into…

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