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Neuroscience Research Correlates a Growth Mindset and the Capacity to Learn New Skills

 Neuroscience Research Correlates a Growth Mindset and the Capacity to Learn New Skills

In August 2017, Skillsoft and Accenture kicked off a sponsored neuroscience research initiative with The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The goal of this research is to scientifically validate which instructional design methodologies have the greatest impact on the effectiveness of video-based instruction.Read more

What Has Corporate Training Got To Do With Pride Month?

What has corporate training got to do with Pride month?

A lot actually.

June is Pride month.

June was chosen to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots which effectively kicked off the LGBTQ rights movement.

We have come a long way since then, but the fight is far from over and recent global events suggest now more than ever we need to remember that everyone deserves equal rights and the workplace should reflect the true diversity of the human race.Read more

An Inside Look at Women in Sales

An Inside Look at Women in Sales

There are few jobs more maligned than that of the salesman. Images of fast-talking, oily fellows in cheap suits automatically spring to mind, as well as adjectives like untrustworthy or intimidating.

Furthermore, this shady character is always imagined as male, and yet I’ve worked in sales for over 20 years, and I’m neither male nor would you ever find me in a cheap suit.Read more

Blended Learning: Why It Is Important To Mix It Up

By Norm Ford

Blended Learning in Compliance Training

Today I want to talk about blended learning, the third component of successful compliance training. So far, as part of a six-part series on this topic, I have discussed the vital role alignment and a risk-based approach play in the design, implementation, and realization of an effective and successful compliance program.Read more

What I Learned at Learning Technologies 2018

What I Learned at Learning Technologies 2018

By Steve Wainwright

If there is any doubt that L&D is moving towards a digital world, a cursory glance around the Learning Technologies 2018 event last week will eradicate that viewpoint. Most of the vendors, the speakers, and the attendees were talking about one thing – technology and how to make learning truly digital is a key L&D challenge.Read more