Author: Lara Wurster

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Psychology Hacks to Boost Workplace Productivity

As a manager, keeping your employees motivated is a constant struggle. Whether they’re bored, distracted, or lazy, it’s part of your job to keep morale and productivity high. With these simple psychological hacks, you can make small tweaks to your workplace to boost productivity. Color Psychology Have you heard of restaurants painting their walls red… Read more »

Advance Your Project Management Career With eLearning

The bridge you drove over on the way to work this morning, the coffee you picked up at the drive-thru, the office you work in – all of these of these things you encounter on a daily basis without a second thought were developed through successful project management. Project management is the process of initiating,… Read more »

Tech Etiquette in the Workplace

From scheduling tools to office instant messaging apps, there’s no denying that we need increasing amounts of technology to make any business run smoothly. The latest tech can help improve your workplace’s productivity and communication, but only if used wisely. To keep your workplace environment constructive and efficient, keep these tips in mind when utilizing… Read more »

4 Must Watch TED Talks for Anyone in the eLearning Industry

TED Talks are known for inspiring and educating individuals on a variety of topics, ranging anywhere from education to entertainment to the latest technology. Highlighting changes in education and online technology, we picked out four of our favorite talks perfect for those in the elearning industry: Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education The… Read more »

Do's and Don'ts for Interviewing Success

As summer approaches, a new surge of students will begin looking for jobs. Whether you’re graduating and finding a full-time career, starting an internship, or just looking for a part-time summer job, it’s important to maximize your interview experience.  To help you ace your interview, we’ve put together a list of a few do’s and… Read more »

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Become a Better Leader

As part of Frank Lee’s ongoing leadership seminars here at OpenSesame, he hosted a session on emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is defined as “the ability to identify, assess, and influence one’s own feelings and those of others.” Emotional intelligence, or EQ, applies to everyone – it can help you strengthen relationships, understand others, and succeed… Read more »

Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?

Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally — even in the workplace. In fact, 76% of US workers admit to using emoji in communication at work. Thanks to the growing population of Millennials in the workforce and changes in digital communication, it has now become more appropriate to use emoji… Read more »

The Best Tech for Connecting with Remote Workers

Working from home – for some, it’s a dream come true, for others it’s a nuisance that makes work harder.  Nearly 3.3 million Americans telecommute to work full-time – and this trend is only growing. Thanks to the constant change and advancement of technology, it’s easier than ever to take advantage of working remotely. The… Read more »

Stay Safe and Healthy with National Food Safety Education Month

Food safety problems can occur anywhere on the supply chain, ranging from farming to distribution to cooking food at a restaurant. Because of this, proper food safety procedures and measures must be taken at all stages of food handling. With September being National Food Safety Education Month, we want to help you ensure your business… Read more »