The Best Things in Life Are Free

Price and quality are not always directly proportional. Don’t worry, this is not going to be a basic economics lesson, but we are going to talk about finances. You don’t always have to spend a lot of money on software to put out great training. With all of the software options out there, it can be difficult to pick the right one without spending hours testing and reviewing. At Endurance Learning, we use a lot of software to create our training. Let’s talk about a few of the fantastic free or low-price tools we find useful throughout the life-cycle of our training. Continue reading

Get Off My Lawn, Millennials! An Infographic for Training Different Generations in the Workplace

By now you’ve probably seen some sort of infographic or article or attended a webinar or training session on characteristics of different generations in the workplace.

I’ve attempted to put together an infographic (below) that details how learning and development professionals can approach instructional design and facilitation for learners from a variety of age groups.

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There’s only one tiny problem with this infographic. Continue reading

Infographic: How “Sticky” is Your Training?

Last year, I published the following infographic about the frighteningly enormous amount of time, money and resources wasted on training. As part of that infographic, I also cited some studies on evidence-based measures that could help training deliver better results.

Why Corporate Training is a Colossal Waste

As a sort of sequel to that, I’ve created a new infographic/flowchart (below) to determine the likelihood of whether your training will be retained and applied on the job (the “stickiness” factor), or not.  Continue reading