How A Meaningful Onboarding Plan Can Improve Employee Retention
If you’ve already gone to the trouble of finding, interviewing, and hiring some amazing new talent, it’s worth the effort of making their early days as a employee as engaging and meaningful as possible. Even their first day experience with your organization can make a difference in how invested they are in their work, how Continue...

Enable Celebrates 2019: A Year In Review
As 2019 draws to a close, we’d like to reflect on some the amazing things that have happened here at Enable over the past year. We’re all a little mystified at how quickly time has zoomed by, but also grateful for and delighted with everything we’ve accomplished. Creative Services To go with our new training Continue...

5 Tips for Connecting Your Training Program to Company Values
How do you help a new (or existing) employee to understand the “Why” of your company and its work? This starts right from the moment they begin training, and it’s not just about which skills or knowledge they’re expected to develop, nor is just about knowing how they’ll go about their day to day activities. Continue...

Talent Then Vs. Talent Now: What’s Changed?
Employers all want the best talent on their teams, but what does “talent” mean, exactly? Just as the definition of a learner has changed over the past decade or so, our views of the talent and skills our team members bring to their work have also undergone some changes. Formerly, our notions of talent included Continue...

Understanding the Difference Between Learning Styles In The Workplace
One of the most remarkable parts of 21st century learning theory is its understanding that no two learners (or educators) are alike. Whatever industry you happen to be in, when you’re tasked with developing training resources, you’re bound to be delivering to a diverse group of individuals. Any group of learners can vary greatly with Continue...

Putting together an effective and accessible Learning and Skill Development program is a challenge, even for the most seasoned and experienced Human Resources team. It’s a worthwhile investment though, as it: makes onboarding easier for both employers and new employees. supports both new and existing employees in becoming more productive and innovative. leads to higher Continue...

CULTURE: Not Just A Product, But Also Our Process
We take culture very seriously in our own internal operations, but also in the way we interact with and create training resources for our clients and partners. We’ve built our own process of CULTURE that not only informs how we operate as a team, but that also allows us to guide our clients through the Continue...

Helping 100,000 Learners To Think Critically, With A Contest!
We want to help 100,000 young learners think critically. And we want them to have fun in the process. Our sister company, Red T Media, has officially launched its “I Was Wondering” contest, and we’re proud to help them get 100,000 elementary learners thinking critically. Durable, 21st Century skills are essential to a child’s success Continue...

How to Build An Alternative Career in Education
Use your passion for teaching (without being a classroom teacher) Have you ever wondered “what can I do with a degree in education besides teaching in a classroom?” Whether you’re thinking about studying education, or you’ve just completed your degree in education, or you’ve been a classroom teacher for a while but are looking for Continue...

Instructional Design VS Visual Design
How to Use Instructional Design To Improve Your Current Teaching Model Ah yes, let’s talk about design, shall we? We designers examine why people react the way they do to certain topics and strategize a way to capture somebody’s initial curiosity. It’s our job to prolong the experience with said topic again and again. And Continue...

FIRST is a Community, and I Was Welcomed with Open Arms! Every year, FIRST holds a community conference where teachers, coaches, and volunteers get to talk about what they’ve learned and what they will be doing in the year to come. This past June, I was invited to the DoubleTree Hilton in Nashua, New Hampshire, Continue...

Learn in a Minute with Jamie: Psychic Entropy
Psychic Entropy Disrupting Consciousness: A Sign of Conflict.  Imagine you’re are filling out the 100th TPS report of the day. Your car was making a clunking noise this morning, the cat is sick, and for some reason, you’re having trouble falling asleep at night. With each repetitive report you fill out, thoughts about your car, cat, and well-being keep pushing themselves into your awareness, Continue...