The idea of having a camera facing front of room pointing towards and instructor is outdated, and not effective as a means for "eLearning." This is now a form of webinar. The best way to implement such a thing should now be video bytes. I agree, it should be used as one of many tools, and only as a tool. eLearning can and should take many forms to be effective. Also, the medium used depends

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  Corporate Nutrition Lesson #3:  Top 7 Ways to Make Healthy Food That Tastes Really, Really Good!   Part I Author:  Dr. Steve The Problem There are literally hundreds of delicious healthy and nutritious whole foods available on the planet.  However, unless you know how to identify, locate and prepare them you are likely to become one of those folks that say “You know…Healthy food just doesn’t taste that good to me”. But hold on-you don’t want

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No business is too big or too small to feel the economic impact of untreated mental illness. The economic price tag of mental illness in the workplace is skyrocketing.  A recent report puts the price at up to $80 billion in the United States. This figure includes medical costs, costs from lost productivity due to long-term and short-term disability, and costs to quality of life. Mental illnesses have surpassed heart disease as the fastest-growing, costliest

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Arthur T. Demoulas, known as Artie T, believed it was his job to take care of people and drive corporate performance.  As a consequence of his servant leadership style, he helped Demoulas Supermakets, Inc (Market Basket) achieve an annual revenue of $4.6 billion, of which $1 billion in profits were returned to shareholders between 2000-2010, and a 6th best chain rating in the U.S. Corporate climate depends on a number of personalities in the organization

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Leading Cultural Change

Posted by Devona Williams, Ph.D. on January 01, 2000
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When I was in high school girls could not wear pants. The only time that I cut class was to join a sit-in with girls in my sophomore class in a protest that eventually led to all of our class leaving the school campus to go to the park across the street. I can still hear the principal on her bull horn threatening all of us to return to school or we would all receive

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  Corporate Nutrition Lesson #4: Healthy Food That Tastes Really Good!  Part II    “Ok, Ok” so you say: “Great! Done deal! I get it Dr. Steve, and this all sounds good –but back to my original question:  How do you make healthy food taste really, really good?” Ok.  So let me ask you this.  When you go to a really nice restaurant for a great evening out or special occasion, what dishes are the

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Early on in the series of events surrounding the shooting in Ferguson, MO, I noticed an exchange between the Governor and the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney that caught my attention.  Almost from the onset, there was discussion about this Prosecuting Attorney, Robert McCulloch, recusing himself or being removed from the case, some of which was fueled by Governor Jay Nixon.  When Nixon declared a state of emergency on Saturday (Aug. 16th), that gave him

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Corporate Nutrition Lesson # 5: Make Healthy Food That Tastes Really Good!  Part III Author:  Dr. Steve Kineret   And now the short answer please— Just tell me how to do it!   Part III:  Fitting Healthy and Tasty Meals into Your busy life Here is a sample recipe for making Dr. Steve’s Best in the West Fresh Salsa The benefits of this recipe are that you can satisfy all of the objectives of Eating Healthy and Tasty

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  Mental Health and Productivity Are Your Employees Present and Accounted For? Whether it’s a bad cold or a hang-over, we’ve all gone to work when we were sick.  It’s called “presenteeism,” which is the opposite of absenteeism.   Productivity suffers when an employee works while sick, doesn’t it? What about the employee who is mentally ill and does not disclose or seek help out of fear of discrimination or even termination? Corporate knowledge of

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Emerging Leader Development – The Advantages of Empowering

Posted by on January 01, 2000
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There are two significant advantages to empowering employees.  They include: The growth and development of the employee, and The ability of the leader to accomplish so much more. 5 of the Top 10 Ways to Empower Your Staff Set the example; in every area. Your team will follow if you lead. Delegate and empower others. Everyone learns best by doing. Create enough space for individuals to make mistakes and grow. Step in only when safety

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