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Content is Crucial: “Furnish” Your LMS Room-by-Room

Content Crucial 2_furniture thumb 2Like a new house, an LMS is a big purchase. It’s important to take the time to consider how you will furnish it. Quality content matters. 

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(Video Clip) Savvy Leaders Avoid Making Hasty Decisions

LN_prescribing clipPremature decisions often produce disappointing results.This video clip reminds leaders to try and find the root cause of a problem before prescribing a solution.

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Soft Skills … by any other name

Learning Disruptions ThumbThe whole idea of calling a certain set of skills “soft” or “hard” is  problematic, as evidenced by the number of our customers who comment about how much they wish there was another term for "soft skills". It turns out that the term originated with the military, specifically the U.S. Army.

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At-a-Glance Guide to Government Top-Sellers

Govt blog_thumb-newFor decades, Media Partners has provided top-quality learning content to federal, state and local government agencies. Here's a list of the soft skills and compliance training programs currently on our 2019 Government Best-sellers list.

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Content is Crucial: Don’t Make This Mis-Steak

QualityThumbA great learning experience is achieved when the learner has been moved to change their behavior. In Part 1 of our Content is Crucial Series we explore the "quality vs quantity" issue and how to balance the need for cost effective and convenient content libraries with the need for quality content that increases engagement and retention.

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Media Partners Research Suggests Many Organizations May Be Overlooking Workplace Violence Prevention Programs

WPV Survey_blog thumb-revWith ongoing reports of active shooters and other incidents in workplaces nationwide, we asked our customers their plans for Workplace Violence Prevention and Response. And the results are in. Our July 2019 Pulse Survey found that organizations are divided when it comes to Workplace Violence (WPV) Prevention programs.  

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Fast and Flexible Micro-Training: The Just-in-Time Solution for Busy Managers

MMTeams - RestoreJust-in-time learning is exactly what its name implies: training that is available in the moment—when and where it’s needed to address a current challenge. This type of learning is proving especially advantageous for busy managers.

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Communication in the Workplace

5 Easy_synopsisSolid communication is the foundation of success within an organization. It holds teams together, keeps projects on track, and positively impacts individual performance. When communication is good, mistakes are minimized and outcomes are maximized. Here are 5 ways to foster effective communication.

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Collaboration Opportunity or Collaboration No-Go? (Checklist)

5-questions-goalsStudies have shown that while collaboration can be a boon to organizational success too much collaboration has the potential to overwhelm to key personnel. Use this tool to identify which projects are appropriate for a collaborative approach and which are not.

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(Video Clip) A Common Mistake People Make About Workplace Violence

WPV mistake clip_thumbLearn the common mistake many people make when it comes to workplace violence — and how to avoid it — in this 1-minute video clip.

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