The 6 Most Influential Books According to Our CHRO

If you peek into my office, you’ll see a mixture of books lining my bookcase and on the edge of my desk. And, undoubtedly, if you look in at the right moment, you’ll catch me with one of them in my hand. While I have a habit of reading blogs and articles daily, sitting down... View Article

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13+ Amazing (and Totally Free) Learning and Development Resources

Last week, our A+ students completed the first week of our Back to School Challenge. It’s been amazing to see the homework flood in from our Innovators who came ready to learn! They put their thinking caps on all week long to further their professional development and pursue our four core values: innovation, quality, integrity,... View Article


The 5 Best Social Media Groups for Learning Professionals

In my five-year career as a marketing professional, there has been one constant resource that I’ve turned to for guidance time and time again — and the best part is, it’s FREE to use! Who doesn’t love free, am I right?! When it comes to finding career direction and seeking industry research, social media groups... View Article


Today’s Learning Jargon Explained: What You Need to Know Now

Let me tell you a story of when my lack of knowledge on learning jargon led me astray. You may have experienced a similar did-that-really-just-happen moment in your early days of training. Well, the world evolves and so does our learning lingo. Joy! In an effort to help keep both your and my own foot... View Article


What Type of Learning Professional Are You? (as explained by coffee) [Quiz!]

Just as every type of coffee has its own unique flavor and perks — so do you as a learning professional! Whether you work in a team setting, collaborate occasionally, or consult on the daily — it’s important that you know your preferred brew (learning personality type) to “expresso” yourself in the best light. Expresso yourself... View Article


5 Habits That Will Help You Reach Your Goals

How do you get from point A to point B when you need to make changes to reach your goals? Are you a person who jumps in head first and goes for total immersion, or do you make incremental changes to begin moving in the direction you want? Either way, change is difficult, uncomfortable and... View Article


Five Inspiring Videos to Kick You into High Gear

It’s six months into the new year! Can you believe it?  Over this past weekend, I dared to take a quick peek at the goals I created in January. I have a lot to accomplish both personally and professionally and staying on top of these goals has been challenging even on the best of days.... View Article


10 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion

“If you organize your life around your passion, you can turn your passion into your story and then turn your story into something bigger — something that matters.” – Blake Mycoskie This is a great quote, and it is very true! But what if you aren’t sure what your passion is supposed to be? Is... View Article


4 Motivational Books That Can Supercharge Your Life and Get You Moving Toward Your Goals

The world is a busy place. The weight of our responsibilities and situations can turn us into anxiety-ridden individuals who lose track of our dreams, desires and need to make a difference. I was recently reading an eBook written by Brendon Burchard and he asked three simple questions that will help me continue to stay... View Article


Five Things to Consider if You’re Thinking About Making the Move to Contracting

Companies are moving toward an agile workforce more than ever before, and the need for on-demand resources is on the rise. I find myself in Q&A sessions regularly with people interested in making the leap into contracting, eager to fill this growing need. During these conversations, I find the biggest two a-ha moments are that... View Article


Facebook Groups for Learning Professionals

Facebook is described as a social networking site that makes it easy for users to connect and share information. Within it is Facebook Groups, where a group of individuals with common thoughts and goals gather to communicate with each other. You may wonder: How can Facebook Groups help me connect with my learners? Why would... View Article