Let me tell you everything you need to know! Or not.

Let me tell you everything you need to know

You’re going to work in Zekostan! How would you like to prepare for the cultural differences? Do you want me to tell you everything and then quiz you? No? What’s the alternative? Learn more.

Do you work in a course factory? Do you care?

Do you work in a course factory?

Are you a cog in the course factory, or are you a performance consultant? Does it matter? Learn more.

Field guide to action-mapped materials

Field guide to action mapped materials

Can you identify an action mapped course in the wild? What might it look like? Learn more.

How to respond to learning-style believers

Accordion learning style

Why do people continue to believe in debunked learning styles? Let’s look at why the belief is appealing and how we can respond to the believers on our team. Learn more.

Write a strong goal: Sell it to Scrooge

Sell your goal to Scrooge

Can Bob the training guy get $40,000 to develop his course? Find out how a strong goal can justify your project and focus your design. Learn more.

How to be a learning mythbuster

Be a learning mythbuster

Do your stakeholders insist on believing in myths like learning styles? Here’s how to bust some myths. Learn more.

3 ways to save gobs of time when designing training

3 ways to save time in training design

Do they want it yesterday? Here are three ways to save a lot of time when you’re designing training. Learn more.

Jettison the genies and let learners think

Hipster genie wants to make you awesome

Elearning has genies, superheroes, and wizards. Live training has the all-knowing instructor. I say all of them should stop being so darned helpful. Learn more.

5 quick ways to pull learners into a course

5 attention-grabbing ways to start a course

How can you create a lively start to your course? Try these five techniques to get learners involved and kick up the pace. Learn more.

How to kick off a project and avoid an info dump

Factory worker

Do you feel like you’re an assembly line worker in a course factory, expected to crank out training on demand? Break free of the assembly line with a strong kickoff meeting that puts you in charge. Learn more.