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How Gamification Helps Close Sales Performance Gaps

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Sales performance gaps have a considerable financial impact on an organization. When reps don’t follow processes, are unprepared for calls, and do not listen well, they consistently fail to reach their sales goals. This causes a negative ripple effect throughout the organization.

Today, the salesperson’s job has become increasingly tricky. The global pandemic, supply chain issues, and skyrocketing inflation have created complexities that were not there before. Therefore, fixing performance issues is paramount. But how do you do that in a way that makes learning and behaviours stick? Gamification may be the answer.

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Hybrid Learning: fueling remote learner engagement

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Online conference tools are changing the face of virtual learning as we speak. Their constantly-evolving features create an environment that promotes unlimited communication and knowledge distribution. In this article, we explore how advanced digital learning solutions empower educators by giving them control over the learning process, as well as how they boost learner engagement and motivation.

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Understanding learning engagement

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Learning leaders have been experiencing learner pushback against poorly designed learning programs. Pushback from the leadership for not delivering enough impact is ever-increasing too. The two are closely linked and the reason is that the learning programs are missing a vital ingredient—learning engagement!

Is learning engagement missing from your learning initiatives? Chances are, yes!

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Engagement and motivation: a journey through space and time

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Think about engagement and motivation as a professional journey. Motivation is the fuel. Motivation can drive whatever vehicle you choose. You might think of this fuel as intrinsic (the driving force is to feel your accomplishment) and extrinsic (when you get to your destination you might get promoted). You have a full tank at the beginning.

But fuel without a vehicle is just excitement without progress. Engagement is that vehicle that moves you through this journey. Let’s say you pick a car as a vehicle. A car with a full tank. You’re ready to hit the road. Driving around in circles can quickly burn the fuel while you’re getting nowhere. Doing urgent errands instead of keeping on track can also waste your fuel. To drive a car, you’re going to need at least three different types of engagement.

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5 Examples of microlearning in corporate training

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Learner disengagement is a challenging issue L&D teams deal with—in spite of creating engaging learning content that is easily accessible. In this article, I showcase how microlearning can simultaneously engage learners and boost performance.

Understanding learner-centric nuances is critical for L&D professionals in order for them to create effective learning, especially in today’s hybrid workplace.

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Why E-Learning: Insights into the World of Online Learning and Development

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The world today is rapidly progressing on the road to utilization, with the ever-increasing number of technical applications that are used to communicate and pass on knowledge. In a traditional classroom, knowledge acquisition is limited to the information the instructor has and that which they can access. However, connecting students to the outside world enhances their ability to construct new knowledge.

E-learning is an umbrella term that is used to describe a wide variety of electronic ways that enable access to education, and the process in itself. These include: virtual classrooms, web-based learning, computer-based learning, digital collaboration, video and audio recordings, interactive TV and many more. Thus, e-learning is suited to flexible learning methods and distance learning. E-learning can however be coupled with face-to-face instruction, which is called blended learning.

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The mind science behind microlearning

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Are you a fan of Pringles chips? Ever wondered what goes into their making? The ideal microlearning module may not be as enjoyable as a chip, but it better be a lot more nutritious for the mind. No wonder the making of a good piece of microlearning takes a lot more than 20 minutes and involves some serious mind science.

Let’s go back to school first and snack on some educational psychology theory. Yes, it applies to all learning, adults at work included.

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Pros and cons of gamification

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Gamification doesn’t just apply to video games. It’s everywhere. Teachers use it to educate students. Companies use it to incite sales, and organizations use it to motivate and engage employees. Gamification is a great tool, but some things need to be considered for it to be effective in the workplace. Keep reading to learn more.

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Mobile learning for all

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No one argues that training has big benefits for employees and organizations alike. But with an increasingly mobile workforce and a global majority of non-traditional office employees, it can be a challenge to make training available to everyone.

Mobile learning is an elegant solution for effective training. It also presents an opportunity to make training accessible to all employees.

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