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8 Easy Ideas for Your (not Boring) Virtual Holiday Event

2020 has been a whirlwind for many of us, all over the world. And now, it’s the holiday season and you are faced with determining the best way to get your team together, promote moral, and recognizing the people who grow your business and keep things running smoothly. How do you do that without sacrificing

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Networking

How to Become a Networking Rockstar (And How your VA can Help) It’s a no-brainer that networking can help you grow your business. But networking can be time-consuming and a little stressful, not to mention nerve-wracking. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 3 to ensure your time is spent wisely and

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Are Your Meetings Productive?

How many people do you know that are constantly tied up in meetings? How many times have you heard (or said) “I’m stuck in a meeting.” “I have meetings all day.” “Sorry, gotta run. I have another meeting.” I would bet money that you hear it every single day or live it yourself.  It struck

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Prepping for the New Year

4 Things Small Businesses Should Review Now! Hello 2020! Time for us all to join the gym, go on a diet, and make all kinds of wonderful promises to ourselves that most of us will never keep. However, in business and life there are a few tasks we should perform every year or every few

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Corporate Gift Buying Made Easy

  It’s that time of year. Everyone is shopping for their family, friends and co-workers, boss or client/vendor. As if you didn’t have enough on your plate, every time you turn around there is another gift to buy. Don’t be a Grinch about it…. check out the tips below for fabulous, easy ideas everyone will

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5 Tips to Ensure a Successful Corporate Holiday Event

The holiday season is fast approaching. Not only do we all feel the stress of buying gifts, planning feasts with family and friends, and figuring out how to add more events to our calendars there is also the added weight on our shoulders to plan a fantastic corporate holiday event to celebrate the year with

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Are You Enchanting Your Learners?

The next time you’re at dinner, in a meeting, or at a store take a second and look around for distractions. How many people are on their phones? How many are actively engaged in a conversation? Is anyone watching TV instead of talking to the people they’re with? How many people are truly connected to

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You Can (and Should) Include Gamification in Your Courses

Who doesn’t enjoy playing a game or two? Using games for education and training can provide many benefits to employers and their employees. And with Generation Y growing up playing games on their tablets in their strollers it’s only going to get bigger. They not only are tech savvy, they want to work for businesses

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Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in. Microlearning focuses on something specific as opposed to a

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Hottest Trends in Learning for 2018

What’s your favorite method of eLearning? Do you prefer to read an eBook, participate in an interactive learning module, or maybe a good old-fashioned webinar is more up your alley? These are three common types of learning solutions that first come to mind when I think of the different methods of eLearning I’ve participated in

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