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Turning Your Values-Based Strategy into Results

What determines success with any strategy is how well it’s implemented. Because great implementation translates into results. Good strategy + great implementation = awesome results. So we’ve talked about the reasons a values-based culture is good for business and developing a values-based strategy. Now, it’s time to turn the talk into action. In this TED… Read more »

How A Values-Based Culture Benefits the Bottom Line

So what is a values-based culture and why should companies strive to become one? Well, to answer that question, let’s go back to the definitions of organizational mission and vision. The organizational vision is a statement of the future. For example, Hilton Worldwide says they want to “fill the earth with the light and warmth… Read more »

Testing Your eLearning Course

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. Sharlyn is a HR pro turned consultant with more than 20 years of professional human resources experience. Up to this point, we’ve been talking about the brand and content of your elearning program. We’ve focused on your… Read more »

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. Sharlyn is a HR pro turned consultant with more than 20 years of professional human resources experience. I have a confession to make. My elearning project is behind schedule. It happens to the best of… Read more »

How to Storyboard Your eLearning Course

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. Sharlyn is a HR pro turned consultant with more than 20 years of professional human resources experience. Once you’re satisfied with the branding and learning objectives of your elearning program, it’s time to focus on… Read more »

How To Brand Your Training Programs So They'll Last

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is by Sharlyn Lauby, president of ITM Group Inc., a management development training firm located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ITM Group is documenting their journey into eLearning as part of a guest series for OpenSesame. Check out her earlier posts on “How To Write the Perfect Learning Objective” and “Planning… Read more »

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How to Write the Perfect Learning Objective

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating eLearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. Sharlyn is a HR pro turned consultant with more than 20 years of professional human resources experience. One of the most essential and challenging components to designing training is creating the learning objective. If you design… Read more »

Planning Your OpenSesame Training Course

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is by Sharlyn Lauby, president of ITM Group Inc., a management development training firm located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ITM Group is documenting their journey into eLearning as part of a guest series for OpenSesame.  Earlier this year, my company decided to convert some of our classroom training programs to… Read more »