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Turning Stale Managers Into Stars: How to do that? 5.0 from 1 votes Posted on 09/16/2015, by: A new report from Gallup, based on extensive polling, finds only 10% of managers have what it takes to be "a great manager.

Turning Stale Managers Into Stars: How to do that?

" Deep breathe before you fire the lot or cry foul. First, Gallup didn't just make up these numbers. They measured the engagement levels of 27 million employees in 195 countries. Second, there are clear-cut reasons. . • Superb communication skills that keep people informed and motivated about the future. • Consistently aligning actions with values and holdings themselves and others accountable for results with the right amount of assertiveness to get the results. • Decision-making that is for the good of the team and the company-not just politically expedient. • Demonstrated concern for the growth and well-being of employees. • Personally engaged and excited about the role they play. • Determined to invest in ongoing learning for themselves and others.

Lastly. . © 2015, The Resiliency Group. 8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class. Vialogue (Video + Dialogue ) is an online video with a group discussion feature.

8 Good Web Tools to Create Video Quizzes for Your Class

Vialogue allows users to interact with videos by adding time stamped comments to them. This can be a great tool for teachers to use with their students to get them engaged in video prompted discussions.To get started, upload a video, grab one from YouTube, or choose one from the growing collection on our site. Once you’ve created a vialogue, you can encourage thoughtful conversations by posing questions, adding polls, and replying to comments. You can even embed a vialogue into your website, LMS, or blog! VideoNotes is a free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watching. 3- Edpuzzle This is a web tool I have just learned about from my colleague David Kapuler. 4-Google Forms Google Forms has made it possible for users to insert YouTube videos into their forms. 5-TedEd TED Ed is a website that allows teachers to create lessons around YouTube videos.

Synergyse Google Apps Training for Education and Business. Online Training Courses: Employee Training. Certification. How to Take the Risks out of the Social Learning Aspects of Online Training. Social learning—or learning with and from others (with or without social media technology)—is a force to be reckoned with.

How to Take the Risks out of the Social Learning Aspects of Online Training

But how do you entice your online training learners to participate to take learning to a higher level, and make it participatory and social? Re-reading the book, The New Social Learning, I came across an interesting sentence: “Social tools leave a digital audit trail, documenting our learning journey—often an unfolding story—and leaving a path for others to follow.”

Personally interesting phrases in that sentence, and why, are: “Learning journey”—For learning practitioners, the term has beautiful connotations. “Digital audit trail”—(Those neurons that were firing above have set alarm bells a-clanging in my head now.) “Leaving a path for others to follow”—Helping the world by facilitating and contributing to action-oriented learning experiences is my cause. Building Trust with Your Learners Absolutely no bullying allowed. Anonymity has its downfalls. Mind Tools: Management Training and Leadership Training. Create, Share & Track Online Training Courses. Online Training Software: Create Online Course & Training. Seven Free Platforms for Teaching Online Courses. More and more high schools are embracing online courses to reach more students and all times of the day.

Seven Free Platforms for Teaching Online Courses

While you can spend a lot of money for online course software, you don't have to. Here are seven free platforms for teaching online courses. This list cannot begin without mentioning Moodle first. Moodle is an free platform that is commonly referred to as a course management system or virtual learning environment. To use Moodle you have to either install it on your own server(s) or have someone host it for you. Claroline is an open source program that gives users the freedom to create their own online classroom. Udemy is a new free platform for teaching courses online. Online Training Software & Learning Management System. MicroWorks - Provider of creative software solutions and custom HP LaserJet fonts.

The Mindmap Blog. The Khan Academy Finance Mindmap. If you have not heard of the Khan Academy you are really missing out on something special.

The Khan Academy Finance Mindmap

This is one of the most revolutionary learning websites you will ever experience. It’s a website that’s helping adults and children learn a wide range of subjects, including: Science (biology, chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, cosmology and astronomy),Mathematics (arithmetic, developmental math, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra)HistoryFinance (core finance, banking and money, valuation and investing, venture capital and capitalism, credit crisis, and Paulson bailout) The master teacher behind the Khan Acedemy is Salman Khan.

The TED website provides a great bio on Salman Khan highlighting some very significant reasons why you should listen to him: In 2004, Salman Khan, a hedge fund analyst, began posting math tutorials on YouTube. They also highlight his extraordinary background: BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE ... mind-map format .... from Project HappyChild.