About Me

One of my favorite Christmas presents was my mom's old manual typewriter and a "how to type" book - in third grade. I've been writing and typing ever since.

My Latest Work

Measuring Microlearning Mastery: Metrics that Matter

This is the seventh post in our series about microlearning.

Training methods in business are rapidly evolving, and microlearning has emerged as a powerful tool for keeping up with the changes. With attention spans dwindling and the need for on-the-go learning increasing, microlearning offers a solution that is both convenient and effective. Like any training method, its success hinges on the ability to accurately measure its impact. Let’s dive into the intricacies of measuring the effectiveness

Help! My Goals Already Seem Overwhelming!

This is a guest post from UDLAB Products, a designer of unique and innovative productivity products for the home and office.

It’s nearly the end of February. How are you feeling about your 2024 goals? It’s not uncommon for people to set ambitious goals at the beginning of the year and then feel overwhelmed as they try to achieve them. Here are some suggestions to help you manage them and get back on track.

Are your goals realistic and achievable in the time frame you’ve set? Do you have clea

Transforming Life Sciences Training: The Microlearning Advantage

This is the sixth post in our series about microlearning.

The life sciences industry has been growing rapidly over the past decade. For example, even before the Covid-19 pandemic started in late 2019, the pharmaceutical market grew 225 percent between 2001 and 2020. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) now approves therapeutics faster than ever, and the industry is facing a skills gap as employees need to be trained on updated regulations, supply chains, and specialty drugs. The traditional me

Embracing the Heartfelt Joys of Our Profession

As Valentine’s Day dawns upon us, it’s not just chocolates and flowers that fill the air with sweetness — it’s the genuine love and passion we have for the work we do each day.

In a world where career paths often feel like a tumultuous dating scene, filled with uncertainty and fleeting romances, our team has found its forever match in our profession. From the first flirtatious encounter with a challenging project to the deep, enduring bond formed over countless victories and setbacks, our love

Revolutionizing Tech Training: The Advantages of Microlearning

This is the fifth post in our series about microlearning.

In the fast-paced world of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), staying ahead of the curve is not just an aspiration but a necessity. In fact, a 2020 McKinsey Global Institute survey shows that the collective response to the Covid-19 pandemic sped up the adoption of digital technologies by six to seven years worldwide – 10 years in the Asia-Pacific region. As companies implement more digital technologies, their biggest chal

Navigating the Future: Knowledge Management Trends in 2024

Businesses are constantly seeking new and innovative solutions to acquire and manage knowledge effectively in our rapidly evolving world of technology and information. In early 2024, knowledge management is transforming: innovative trends promise to redefine the way organizations capture, organize, and use information. Today, we’ll delve into some of the most prominent knowledge management (KM) trends shaping the business landscape.

The number of organizations investing in KM continues to grow,

Write Now: Stay Ahead with the Latest Technical Writing Trends

In the ever-evolving world of technical writing, the quote by author William H. Gass rings true: “The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” The perception of technical writers (TWs) as creators of confusing computer software manuals is outdated. Modern TWs are navigating new challenges, embracing emerging trends, and transforming the way information is conveyed to individuals. In this blog post, we delve into the latest trends in technical writing that

Tiny Lessons, Big Impact: The Rise of Microlearning in Construction

This is the fourth post in our series about microlearning.

Workers in the building trades often work in hazardous conditions where they need to know how to complete specific and often difficult tasks, maintain compliance with local regulations, and quickly assess and address potentially dangerous situations. However, training can be extremely difficult, given their constantly changing environments where there are few spaces available for traditional types of training. Don’t despair! Microlearni

Revolutionize Your eLearning: 2024 Trends

This year promises to feature notable trends in eLearning that will reshape how organizations approach employee training. As technology continues to advance, businesses are increasingly recognizing the pivotal role of eLearning in continuous skill development and adapting to evolving industry demands. From immersive learning experiences and personalized content delivery to the integration of generative artificial intelligence (AI), this year will witness a transformative shift in the world of le

From Novice to Ninja: Expert Insights for Aspiring Instructional Designers

You’re a new Instructional designer (ID) In the ever-changing world of learning and development. Welcome! Our L&D world has evolved beyond traditional boundaries, and technological advancements and diverse learning needs have created an intense need for our skills. We’re here to offer you some insights to help you become a successful ID who understands how to create trainings that make both organizations and learners happy. Today’s successful IDs understand how to create eLearns that tie outcome

Elevate Sales Excellence with Microlearning: 7 Best Practices

This is the third post in our series about microlearning.

Your sales team is working harder than ever. With so many methods of contacting potential clients (email, text, social media) and tight competition, making a sale can be extremely daunting, especially for new hires. You want them to know their stuff, but you don’t want them to be in training mode too long because you need them to start bringing in customers and revenue. It’s a conundrum, but there is an answer: microlearning!

First, let

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