12 Blog Posts to Help You Spring Into Summer

The rays are finally warm enough for laid-back weekends by the pool and summer nights at the beach. Anytime in between (at the work desk, of course!), you’re dreaming of each. With the turn of the season, it’s easy to only think about kickin’ back to relax with the perfect summer picnic plate in hand.... View Article

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Meet the Innovator: Nicole Whitney

Today, I have the pleasure of introducing our newest Innovator, Nicole Whitney! As a fellow golden dog momma who also enjoys a great mystery/thriller — I felt like a kindred spirit hearing her story. You might feel the same instant connection when you discover where you’ll find her at weddings, how she recovers from setbacks,... View Article


5 Cool Ways to Make Team Motivation Soar in the Dog Days of Summer

Are you feeling the heat this summer? When the dog days are far from over and talent shortages are soaring (like those warmer temps), the business world keeps on sizzlin’… and you might be left wondering — how can I keep my team focused and motivated? Not to mention — how do I juggle the overwhelming... View Article


How to “Make It Work” with Staff Augmentation

Staff augmentation — often shortened to “staff aug” or referred to as contingent workers, temporary talent, out-tasking, or as we like to call it — Innovators on Demand™ — is an outsourcing strategy utilized by learning organizations to quickly scale their internal project team to meet a certain business objective. Or, as we like to... View Article


Top 10 Tweets and Takeaways That Will Ease Your #SHRM18 FOMO

Our HR team just got back from #SHRM18 — and they haven’t stopped raving about it since. Even though they knew what they were most excited about prior to attending, from the sound of it, the conference surpassed their expectations. While most of what they learned was all things human resources, we can relate to... View Article


7 Learning Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now

A couple years ago, we rounded up our favorite podcasts for instructional designers and learning professionals. To this day, it’s still one of our most popular blog posts, so we thought we’d revisit this topic and update our list. Quite a few new podcasts have rolled out since then, and now there’s a learning podcast for... View Article


How to Maintain Momentum this Summer

Whether you’re a parent working from home or you have a spouse/partner with shifting summer schedules, warmer weather could mean additional distractions to your everyday workflow, and we all know uninterrupted time is when we perform our best work. That’s why we wanted to share a helpful resource to help you maintain momentum during your... View Article


#ATD2018 Mix & Mingle Recap

Did you know that we are a 100% virtual team here at ttcInnovations? That’s why, when we found out a group of Innovators were coming together for the annual #atd2018 conference in San Diego this past May, we decided to host a fun Mix & Mingle cocktail hour! (What’s work without a little play?) Not only... View Article


#SHRM2018 — Our Favorite Sessions and What We’re Most Excited For

At ttcInnovations, we enjoy helping our team of Innovators by allowing them to participate in industry conferences to grow in their areas of expertise, spark creativity, encourage career development, and inspire professional connections. These four components lead to our Innovators returning to their jobs ready to problem solve and #UnlockInnovation. Our Human Resources team is heading... View Article


18 Reasons Why We’re Proud to Be One of the Best Places to Work in 2018

Two weeks ago, the fine folks at the Business Intelligence Group announced that we had been deemed one of the Best Places to Work in 2018! This organization seeks to identify companies that are actively working to improve their own performance through efforts to challenge employees in environments that make work fun and engaging. We are... View Article


How to Create Simple and Effective Instructional Designs

As we know, often times less is MORE! This, of course, can apply to many areas of instructional design, as well as life in general! Related: Webinar Recap: How to Design Your PowerPoint Slides like a Pro For today, let’s focus on one specific aspect. Go take a peek at any design project you are working... View Article