Having a team that is motivated is like the effervescence that happens when you open up a carbonated beverage. They bubble up and spread out to get things done. Having an unmotivated team is like the dregs of a carbonated beverage that … Read the whole post
Up, Up and… Stay! How to upskill your employees to increase retention
Today’s work environment is constantly changing. Just about every company is trying to find ways to source new employees and retain the employees they have. What if these two objectives were more closely aligned? Upskilling is providing current employees with enhanced skills … Read the whole post
Developing Leadership Skills
“Leaders aren’t born, they are made.” Vince Lombardi
Leadership is a skill and not a talent. What’s the difference? A talent is an inborn special ability while a skill is an expertise which is acquired through learning and practice. This means we … Read the whole post
Is Custom eLearning Affordable? You Bet It Is!
Does the cost of customized training scare you? You might be surprised at how affordable it is, especially if you have several hundred people in your organization. Even more so if they are geographically dispersed.
Not every eLearning course costs the same … Read the whole post
Explainer Videos Explained
Last week’s blog introduced Orgwide’s approach to explainer videos. This week we’ll dive deeper into when and how to use explainer videos to create effective, informative, and engaging messages.
Let’s re-examine what an explainer video is. Think of an explainer video as … Read the whole post
Stay Engaged with Explainer Videos
Orgwide loves to create explainer videos! What are explainer videos? Check out this video on Orgwide’s new YouTube channel to learn more. And look for our blog next week that will dive into the details of when and how these fast and … Read the whole post
Fourth of July: Fireworks Game
Fun, family, food and fireworks are all part of our team’s 4th of July Celebration. To get your festivities started, take 60 seconds to see how many stars you can capture with our latest Fireworks Game. This festive game was designed … Read the whole post
Adjusting Training to Support Staffing Shortages
Have you seen the latest headlines which seem to be affecting most industries?
- Patients asked to stay away from Lakeshore General Hospital due to staffing shortage (Yahoo News, June 11, 2022)
- ‘Help Wanted’ billboards increase as employers struggle to find workers
As training professionals, we live our lives (at least our work lives) creating training programs to impact our organizations. Our well-developed training is constant competition against project deadlines, reports, meetings and so much more. Attention spans have changed dramatically over the last … Read the whole post
Ah, summer…snow cones, flip flops, pool days…we have made it, or at least my kids have. We have put away the backpacks, quit worrying about bedtime and have an endless supply of ice cream on hand (this last one might be just … Read the whole post