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Training Culture vs Learning Culture – A Mind Shift

By Nick Leffler | December 8, 2015 | 3 Comments
Training Culture vs Learning Culture

There are some common terminology issues in training and staff development departments in many organizations. Some of these terminology issues give birth to larger problems and ways of thinking about training and the goals in organizations. I’m always thinking about the difference between training and learning and the importance it has to how we do our…

3 Tips For Learning Online

By Nick Leffler | November 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
3 Tips For Learning Online

A few weeks ago I was contacted to give some tips for learning online. I was fortunate enough to have three of those tips included in the article titled 101 e-Learning Tips from the Experts. My tips were included in the section Study Tips for e-Learners, Tips for Online Student Engagement, and General Tips for…

The (1) Thing(s) Successful People Do First Thing In The Morning

By Nick Leffler | November 11, 2015 | 4 Comments
Things Successful People Do First Thing In The Morning

Every other day if you look around social media and follow any professionals, you’re going to see an article about XX things successful people do (first thing) in the morning. They usually consist of overly broad activities that don’t tell you much about the person or how they became successful. People who are successful got…

Join Me And Keep Ideas From Fading Away

By Nick Leffler | October 31, 2015 | 1 Comment
Join Me And Keep Ideas From Fading Away

I’m sitting here on Halloween having just finished carving the pumpkins with my daughter and wife. It has become a tradition to get all the seeds, clean them up, and roast them into a delicious Halloween treat. I’m smelling them roast in the oven right now smothered in olive oil, salt, and as my wife…

Going To Work After Vacation – My Slow Path Back

By Nick Leffler | October 16, 2015 | 3 Comments
Going To Work After Vacation - My Slow Path Back

My last post was almost a month and a half ago, which makes it obvious to me that once you take a break, it’s hard to get back in the groove. Unplugging isn’t easy, but going to work after vacation is less easy. I stopped a bit early for a vacation I went on from…