An Honor or a Sales Driver?

Wow!  To my great surprise, I opened my email this afternoon and learned that my LinkedIn Profile is in the top 1% of profiles viewed for 2012.  A lot of questions went through my head – Will there be an awards dinner?  Will I get a plaque? What does this mean for me? And lucky … Continue reading

Be My Guest

I am seeking guest bloggers!  Do you have a great ID or consulting topic to write about? Is there something you’ve learned to do better than others?  Promote your practice by stepping in as a guest blogger.  Email me today: leighanne.lankford@training-pros.com.   Leigh Anne Lankford is an instructional designer with 20 years’ experience in the … Continue reading

Plan Your 2012 Conference Calendar

Once again, it’s time to see where the “big” conferences will be this year. Get out your yearly planner and your employee development plans and start scheduling! ASTD 2012 TechKnowledge In Las Vegas, Nevada, January 25 – 27, 2012, ASTD will welcome more than 1,200 people who focus their daily attention on the design and … Continue reading

I’m a Guest Blogger!

Have you ever been invited to be a guest blogger? I was invited last month by Accelerated Business Results to write one of their blog entries. It was a fun experience and gave me some new exposure. See my blog entry here.  I am also looking for guest bloggers in areas of Learning and Development … Continue reading

How Can You Use A QR Code in Learning?

OK – I’m one of those people that loves to check out the latest, greatest technology trends early. I don’t know if that makes me a geek or a trend-setter. The latest thing I’ve been seeing is the QR Code. They are everywhere – advertisements, t-shirts, newspapers, websites, business cards…. I have to wonder how … Continue reading

Social Media for Trainers

Monday night, I attended two back-to-back meetings on the topic “Social Media for Trainers”. I was delighted with everything I learned. Here’s a quick summary of the meetings: Learning Leaders only meeting: The early meeting at 3:30 was for Learning Leaders only. During this meeting, a panel discussed what is involved with getting Social Media … Continue reading