Education Articles For Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

DIY Business Communication Training: 10 Tips You Never Saw Coming

In the world of business, the ability to communicate is at the core of everything we do. While the advent of technological advancements has certainly brought about a plethora of conveniences that make communication faster and easier, it has also introduced changes that now affect business communications. This technological revolution has raised new questions as [...]

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4 Stress Training Tips Guaranteed to Bust Stress

When’s the last time you felt stressed out? No matter how hard we try, detecting stress is something that doesn’t happen in a snap. The same goes for halting it the moment you detect it. Stress training and development however, can make things a little easier, as it puts your relationship with stress on a [...]

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5 Tips to Supplement Customer Service Training for your People

If you’re a new business owner, here’s a little tip for you: your customers are people, not just your source of profit. Once you begin to fully embrace that little idea, you’ll realize that your business revolves around people, and not just your products or services. Many business owners make the mistake of concentrating all [...]

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4 Tips to Carry out Effective Communication Training the DIY Way

The phrase, ‘No man is an island,’ could not be any truer than it is today. In a world where globalization is occurring at an unprecedented pace, the need to communicate with those around you effectively has become a crucial factor that makes or breaks your chances of achieving success, whether it be for school, [...]

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Does a Franchisee Need a College Degree?

You will be surprised to know that franchisors consider other factors more important than one’s level of education as far as a franchise business is concerned.  Having a college degree does not ensure one’s success as a franchise owner.  There are “transferrable skills” that the franchisor can teach an individual outside of a formal education.  [...]

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4 Savvy Tips to Help You Take Online Training Courses Efficiently

It is very different to take a course sitting in a classroom and to take one sitting in front of a computer. Elearning requires that learners supervise their own study schedule, and their progress is under their full responsibility. They are completely independent, and while in many cases this is a great advantage, it may [...]

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6 Advantages of Online Training Courses for Learners

Everyone wins with eLearning these days! Of course, eLearning is not the best option for every training need; some companies may require face-to-face classroom sessions to encourage discussion on very specific types of training. However, online training courses are becoming increasingly adaptable and very appealing to deal with many different kinds of training needs, because [...]

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12 Lucrative Advantages of eLearning Solutions for Your Company

If your company has been considering employing online training and development solutions, it is doing some intelligent planning. Here are 12 advantages eLearning solutions offer every company that gives them a try: 1.  Fewer indirect costs Think of how much money your company can save if it does not have to pay for transportation and [...]

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6 Instances in which eLearning is the Best Option

Today, eLearning solutions are offering new ways to reach difficult audiences. It has been very convenient for many companies and individuals to have this option available to offer courses that, for one reason or another, were out of the reach of many before. Here we give you 6 examples in which an eLearning solution could [...]

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7 Tips to Help You Take the Electrical Exam

Have you ever felt well prepared for an exam only to get there and freeze? Well, this happens because getting ready to take a test requires more than just knowing the material, and this is especially true when talking about the electrical exam you have to pass to get your electrical license renewal. Besides knowing [...]

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Why Get an Electrician License?

Today, to work in the United States, almost every state requires that electricians have a license and electrical continuing education. To know exactly what your local government demands, contact the building department of your area to find out about the requisites. Basically, to get the license you have to pass a test, which is composed [...]

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The 6 Principles That Every Study Guide for the Electrician Exam Should Have

There is a lot of misunderstanding when talking about studying for the electrician exam because it is not like studying for other types of tests. It is very normal to see the common approach of teaching the material, but the electrician exam requires that the students be taught the test. To pass this exam, electricians [...]

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What You Need to Know to Pass the Electrical Exam

Today, the majority of states require that anyone doing commercial electrical work be certified as a journeyman or specialty electrician. In order to become certified and be on top of your electrician continuing education, or to get an electrical license renewal, you have to pass the electrical exam, which requires a lot of knowledge and [...]

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6 Tips to Help You Give Instructions on How to Use an ELearning Course

In the past, not everyone used or owned a computer, so when someone came in contact with one, they had to be taught everything, starting from the basics. The same is true for elearning courses. When these started appearing, logically people had to be told how to use them, because they hadn’t been in contact [...]

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When Is the Best Time to Train a New Employee?

The answer to this question may be simple and may seem obvious to many; however it is always good to remember why a company should always train new employees during their first month in the organization. To incorporate a new employee within a group and help him be successful, it is crucial to get him [...]

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4 Things You Should Think About Before Choosing a LMS

If something is clear nowadays, is that a company’s long-term success is directly linked to the efficiency and capacity of its personnel, and how efficient people are depends on the personal growth opportunities and career supervision they get. Companies are always looking for the best way to control their future without spending in an unsustainable [...]

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Do You Know The Secret To Exceptional Efficiency At The Office?

There is no question about it! Training and development are key when talking about making your team more efficient. They are the best way to guarantee everyone has the skills needed to work in a productive, safe, and effective way. Nevertheless, even though training makes your staff more efficient … do you have a 100% [...]

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Use Job Aids To Extend The Training Room Into The Workplace

Experienced trainers use a variety of training aids throughout their training programs. These include models, simulations, diagrams, mnemonics, reminder cards, templates, and so on. All of these are designed to assist trainees in the learning process. However, learning does not finish at the conclusion of the training program. In fact, for some training programs, work [...]

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Gamification – What It Is And What It Means For You

Imagine if earning a living, or getting an education, or developing talents of any sort was just a game. Imagine if every smooth move, every good choice, and every new relationship you developed earned you a virtual (or real) reward. Imagine if work had a payoff as well as a paycheque. Well, imagine no longer. [...]

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Employee Skill Development: The Five Rights of Training

No matter how long we have been training employees, it helps occasionally to go back to the basics. We all tend towards repeating what has worked for us before, and sometimes we forget the wider organizational context of our training efforts. By focusing solely on what goes on in our training room or what we [...]

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