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Mind your Es and Qs Part 3: Designing eLearning for Emotional Intelligence

So far, we’ve defined emotional intelligence (EI) and discussed ways to develop EI in your employees. In our third and final installment, Roundtable is diving into ways we can use eLearning to improve EI. EI expert Daniel Goleman recommends 360-degree assessments, which should consist of a self-evaluation and peer evaluation. As Goleman and Richard Boyatzis […]

Mind Your Es and Qs Part 2: Developing EI in Your Employees

Last week, Roundtable highlighted the psychology and main methods behind emotional intelligence (EI.) Today, we’re honing in on Daniel Goleman’s model of EI, which focuses on the strengths of “outstanding leaders.” In Goleman’s 1996 book “Working With Emotional Intelligence,” he writes that nearly 90 percent of a person’s success in leadership could be attributed to […]

Increase Employee Performance and Engagement Using a Strengths-Based Approach

People who know their strengths are able to act as more effective leaders. That’s according to Don Clifton, former chairman of Gallup, creator of CliftonStrengths and — as deemed by the American Psychological Association — the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology. We’re applying some of Clifton’s research to improve the workplace and increase employee performance and […]

Choosing the best Modality for VR Training

More and more companies are realizing the effectiveness of virtual reality (VR) for training. While the automotive and medical fields have been using VR and AR for years now, mainstream corporate America is now getting on the bandwagon and taking advantage of everything VR training has to offer. Josh Bersin, president and founder of Bersin […]

The 5 Love Languages of High-Impact Learning

With a universally-adored, not-loathed-by-anyone holiday approaching, we thought we’d get in the spirit and share how you can show your learners some love this Valentine’s Day and beyond. The first step is to make sure you’re speaking the right languages. In “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts,” author Gary Chapman writes […]

Take Your eLearning Quizzes to the Next Level

How to combine built-in Storyline functionality with custom elements for a better eLearning testing experience. This week, one of our graphic designers/course developers will take us through her process of building engaging eLearning quizzes from standard Storyline templates. In the eLearning world, we have all taken our share of boring quizzes: those in which the […]

Should you Take the Best-of-Breed Approach to your LMS?

Perhaps your New Year’s resolution is to exercise more. Or, like many learning and development professionals, perhaps you’re determined to decide if your company should take a best-of-breed approach to the LMS it uses. Not sure what decision you’d land on? Here are some things to consider. As Mike Maiorino, founder and CEO of HRMS […]