Tag Archives: Meetings

Beating Instructional Designers Block

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There comes a point in your career where you have to battle Instructional Designers Block, aka *cue horror movie scream* THE WALL. Have you ever gotten to the point in a project where no amount of caffeine or energy drinks will shake the feeling that it’s just not happening with a project? Either you’re frustrated or just can’t think of …

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Building an Effective Team in the Workplace

Successful teams are cohesive because team members work cooperatively, sharing common goals as well as the resources to achieve them. They are productive, not because team members never disagree, but because they have worked out ways to resolve conflicts when they occur. They are efficient because tasks are assigned in a way that takes into account each member’s skills and …

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Success Starts with SME

Meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SME) typically go one of two ways. One, you leave either feeling confused/unsure of what lies ahead with a project. Or two, you leave with a sense that you think you understand what the client wants. Wouldn’t it be great to leave thinking “I’ve got this. I know what they want, what they expect, and …

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5 Tips for Better Meetings

Lets face it, we all have been the victim of meetings that, for several reasons or another, just felt like they were a waste of time, took too long to get the point, or could have been done over an email. Meetings are an important part of what we do. And like everything else, need to be planned for to …

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