Learn How to be Enthralling

Learn How to be Enthralling

I often find that when I have read a book, I feel some inspiration to weave stories into my training text. Read with new eyes. The web is a giant echo chamber.  Because everyone is reading the same stuff on Google and regurgitating it at training sessions and...
Tips to Engage and Delight Your Learners

Tips to Engage and Delight Your Learners

When we use conversational content, the learner feels a connection with us. We feel like we are getting to know him.  We start to connect and like him. As trainers, we know this is our aim.  When we train face-to-face, we relax and a conversation occurs. Why is it...
How to Seduce Your Learners

How to Seduce Your Learners

“Oh no!” thinks Sally “I’m screwing this up.” Sally has created a new eLearning session about a change in the company’s policy that must be read and understood by everybody with Customer contact in the company. Sally feels she has done some of her best work, including...
How I Overcame Modlette Block

How I Overcame Modlette Block

When the Modlette website was converted from concept to reality I sat down to make my first Modlette.  After playing around with the options to see how everything worked it was time to “make” a Modlette. This was when I went into a catatonic state about “how do I get...
Context is Most Important, Not Content

Context is Most Important, Not Content

Today’s problem is not the lack of content, it’s the lack of context.   The need to refocus learning objectives on the needs of learners becomes obvious.  For example, story based learning objectives focus on acquiring knowledge in small steps.  Instead of writing...
Write Right

Write Right

“Write Right” When designing learning events, such as a modlette, we usually need to develop some text content. This is a key part of the offering and essential to ensure that it is addictive, engaging and compelling.  The following tips will help you to keep your...