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Creativity is a skill and it can be developed

To develop the skill of being creative, you need to think in three ways. Divergent thinking. Exploring lots of possibilities. Generating ideas that are novel, new, ridiculous, foolish-sounding, weird, goofy, exciting. Combinent thinking. Combine ideas across areas of knowledge. Connect ideas that seem to be unrelated to the problem you are working on to generate… Read more »

OpenSesame announces partnership with Big Think to expand business skills and leadership course library

Global 2000 enterprises can now leverage Big Think’s courses to become ‘smarter faster’ through actionable lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers and doers Portland, OR – 10 August 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Big Think to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription, bringing a wealth of content from some of the… Read more »

Spark Change and Inspire Action with TED

TED Talks like The power of vulnerability by Brené Brown or How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek, which gave us one of our favorite metaphors, “the golden circle,” have inspired us as individuals with new ideas and perspectives. Global organizations, meanwhile, have leveraged TED Talks to not only motivate their employees, but to… Read more »

Jeff Havens Company

OpenSesame announces partnership with The Jeff Havens Company to expand business skills, safety and compliance course library

Enterprise organizations can now leverage training with high entertainment value to develop their future leaders   Portland, OR – 31 January 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced The Jeff Havens Company has been added to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its curated library of business skills, safety, and compliance courses.  Global 2000 companies… Read more »

New Traliant courses in OpenSesame Plus

OpenSesame announces partnership with Traliant to expand interactive compliance training library

Global 2000 enterprises can now leverage more engaging compliance training in multiple languages Portland, OR – 20 December 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, today announced a partnership with Traliant, a provider of award-winning sexual harassment elearning courses, to expand its offering of interactive compliance training within the OpenSesame Plus subscription.  Enterprise organizations leverage the… Read more »

Tp 5 L&D podcasts

Five L&D podcasts we love

The Learning and Development world is such a busy and vibrant sector to work in that it can be difficult to keep up with industry-wide conversations. Fortunately, there are dozens of podcasts to keep you up-to-date on the move, no matter your role or level. Take a look at GoodPractice’s picks for top five L&D… Read more »

Protect your company from fraud

Protecting your company from fraud

Fraud can be costly for your organization, so it is important to educate your employees on what constitutes fraud and what red flags they should look out for. In 2018, fraud cost companies more than $7 billion in total losses with a median of $133,000 in losses per case. For 22% of cases fraud caused… Read more »

Think about Leadership

5 ways for leaders to spend more time thinking

What’s the leader’s role? There’s no doubt that the further a person crawls up the corporate ladder, they should be spending more time thinking and less time doing. It’s a very important mindset to understand that thinking is not doing nothing. It might not seem like you’re busy but it’s an essential part of a leader’s role. We… Read more »

Ransomware

What is ransomware?

Well, if some recent, devastating cyber attacks are any indication, it may be today’s phishing vector of choice. Just a few weeks ago, the city of Baltimore was hit by a massive ransomware attack from a virus called “Robbinhood.” The hackers demanded $76,000 from the city as ransom for the data they stole—in keeping with… Read more »

2019 OpenSesame User Conference Highlights

Highlights from 2019 OpenSesame User Conference

OpenSesame hosted more than 200 customers, course publishers and LMS companies at its annual user conference 11-12 September in Portland, Oregon.  This year’s conference centered on themes surrounding future skilling and developing leaders for a 21st century workforce, leveraging learning technology advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence, maximizing elearning utilization, finding training budgets and… Read more »

Bigger Brains partner press release

OpenSesame Announces Expanded Partnership with Bigger Brains to Bolster Productivity Elearning Course Library

Global 2000 enterprises can now leverage elearning content as interactive and engaging as in-person classroom training Portland, OR – 30 August 2019 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Bigger Brains to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to broaden its curated library of business skills and software training courses. As enterprise organizations shift… Read more »

Business team brainstorming

How to Choose A New Business Strategy

So you want to come up with a new strategy.  Maybe things are OK but you think they could be better – or perhaps things aren’t so good and you want to turn that around.  Maybe you sense your industry changing and want to stay ahead of the curve. There are a million reasons you… Read more »