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The Digital Revolution Means the End of Training as We Know It | Training Industry

Mobility changes how we teach and learn. I share my thoughts in this article. Do you agree? Source: The Digital Revolution Means the End of Training as We Know It | Training Industry

Calling all teachers, trainers, and coaches

The Digital Revolution Means the End of Professional Development as We Know It  

Want Pragmatic Tips on Engaging Distributed Employees?

Instead of reading a blog post this week, watch an interview with Kathy and Trina. We were glad to talk with WorldAtWork.TV about how to keep virtual distance from creating interpersonal distance on your virtual team. Virtual employee engagement doesn’t have to be hard, but it does have to be intentional! WorldatWork TV Video Interview …

▶ Ep 44: Book Review of Working Virtually by Youve Got This Podcast

Fellow Stylus Publishing author reviews Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace. Her new book, You Got This, is a powerful resource for all educators, and her book review is focused especially for higher education educators! Enjoy Dr. Katie Linder’s share.

Ask Inc.: How to Manage Telecommuting Employees | Inc.com

Source: Ask Inc.: How to Manage Telecommuting Employees | Inc.com Look what I found! I was a featured expert in this 2009 Inc. Magazine article. It all still holds true today, even though the technology providers have changed. Update tips in my 2017 release, Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace.  

5 Proactive Ways to Clear Confusion in the Virtual Workplace

Source: 5 Proactive Ways to Clear Confusion in the Virtual Workplace

Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace, 2nd Ed. Is On Bookstore Shelves Today – Digital and Print! 

Working Virtually is a permanent part of the workplace today. Transactional work – provided by freelancers, contract employees or consultants – has increased exponentially. It is forecast that as much as half the labor force will be working independently and virtually by 2020. Trina first sees her book in print. Most organizations and leaders are …

IBM is Seeking the X-Factor. Does Team Synergy Have to Be F2F? 

Recently IBM pulled the plug on telecommuting. R.I.P., early adopter. In the 1990’s, IBM led the charge into telecommuting for financial reasons – they needed to shed jobs and real estate – fast. The command to the workforce? Go home to work or else! And it worked. I find it ironic that today in the …