The Essential Need For Feedback in Learning and Behavior Change

The Essential Need For Feedback in Learning and Behavior Change

Have you ever found yourself doing something, only to learn later that it was not beneficial (or even harmful) to you? I am sure at some point in your life you have made a remark like “why didn’t someone tell me” or “who knew”. In times like these, we become reminded...
Learning Professionals Addressing the COVID-19 Challenges

Learning Professionals Addressing the COVID-19 Challenges

Managing Business During a Pandemic Companies in the United States are still dealing with the changes that have come from the COVID-19 crisis that started in early March. They are trying to figure out how to manage business in the middle of a pandemic. The challenges...
Top 3 Reasons Learning Measurement Programs Fail

Top 3 Reasons Learning Measurement Programs Fail

A typical story about evaluating learning starts with two things. One is the promise of improving learning outcomes. The other is clarifying the value learning departments bring to organizations. Unfortunately, measurement programs have not been living up to their...
The Things You Do Not Know Because You Use Surveys to Measure Training

The Things You Do Not Know Because You Use Surveys to Measure Training

Everyone talks about the importance of measuring learning effectiveness. Unfortunately, few have moved past using surveys. Even when they know that they are a poor measurement method. The good news is, there are other much better options for measuring learning. For...
The Emotional Connection Behind Data

The Emotional Connection Behind Data

How Data Forms An Emotion Connection For over 15 years we have been breaking new ground with employee development data. eParamus was the first to provide business data on specific skills employees have, and which ones they need. We specialize in providing learning’s...

Emotionally Engaged—Is Training the Answer?

This week, I’ve been at the ASTD 2014 International Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C. I’ll post soon about what went on there and some of the new and interesting developments in the training field. In this post, however, I’d like to discuss engagement. No,...

My New Book—ROI By Design—Available Now

In my last post, I mentioned that my book, ROI By Design—Unlock Training’s Impact Through Measurable Instructional Design, is now available from Amazon.com. The book has honestly been a labor of love and I hope that you’ll pick up a copy to read. When the...