Business

Increase Employee Retention with Interactive Onboarding & Training

By |2019-02-19T17:41:54+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Increase Employee Retention with Interactive Onboarding & Training Did you know that the average manual employee onboarding process takes 19 days to complete? That’s right — 19 days! That’s nearly three weeks you’re paying for little to know productivity as new hires ramp up. Not only does manual employee onboarding mean paying for nearly three weeks of zero-productivity, research shows that your printed material isn’t even efficient. Why a Winning Onboarding Strategy Matters The Harvard Business Review determined one out of six new hires quit within 90 days because of a bad onboarding experience. When [...]

Training Your Employees is Key to Customer Satisfaction

By |2019-01-24T18:27:45+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Training Your Employees is Key to Customer Satisfaction You put everything into your business in hopes that it will thrive — not just survive. But, what if your operation isn’t growing? I might not be a problem with your product or service you provide, but the quality of the interactions your customers experience. Whether you own a mom and pop retail shop or a franchise, service matters! Customer service training is also important across industries. First Impressions Last Forever Imagine you own a roofing company. You offer a variety of materials [...]

How Virtual Training Impacts Engagement and Productivity

By |2019-01-16T19:13:48+00:00January 16th, 2019|

How Virtual Training Impacts Engagement and Productivity As companies invest more in training, it’s becoming increasingly important to measure and track their return on investment. We drew from our expansive data to better understand how organizations are proving the ROI of learning, and how learning impacts key business outcomes, like employee engagement and productivity, as well as tenure, retention, and reventure growth. Employee Training Boosts Productivity In our current fast-growing economy, businesses need to hire and scale quickly to stay competitive. Tackling employee productivity, particularly speeding up the time it [...]

The ROI of Investing in Corporate Training

By |2019-01-16T00:36:31+00:00January 11th, 2019|

The ROI of Investing in Corporate Training Your company hiring process is airtight — meaning, only the most qualified candidates ever get their foot in your door. So, why would you invest in unnecessary company training when employees are brought on with all the knowledge needed to do their jobs well from the start? As industries become increasingly competitive, independent business owners depend on their employees — and the quality of service they provide — to build the kind of relationships that keep customers coming back. How to help your employees deliver service that stands [...]

Who Should Create an Online Course?

By |2019-01-11T19:12:16+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

Who Should Create an Online Course? The benefits of creating and selling a Virtual Training can be super tempting: creating six-figure launches, building HUGE email lists, and making a really big impact on your students’ lives. But, is creating a Virtual Training course the right strategy for you? In this post, we’ll help you figure that out with three questions: 1. Do I Have Something To Teach? You know that friend or coworker you turn to whenever you need help building books in Excel? Or,  the friend that helps you with marketing ideas, [...]

3 Steps To Earn Recognition As A Subject Matter Expert

By |2018-12-20T00:05:01+00:00December 19th, 2018|

3 Steps To Earn Recognition As A Subject Matter Expert How should you go about gaining visibility as an expert in your field? Here are three relatively simple ways Subject Matter Experts can earn recognition and build your professional brand. 1. Join the leadership board of a local professional association. If you’re not already a member of any local organization for your industry, it’s easy enough to search online for your options. Most associations allow visitors to attend several meetings before pressing you to sign up for membership. Since it is a time [...]

Small Business Owners: 3 Rules When Creating Employee Training

By |2018-12-19T18:17:36+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Small Business Owners: 3 Rules When Creating Employee Training Employee training isn’t a one size fits all. Especially because each employee learns differently at their own pace, setting their own learning curve. The smart way to make learning engaging, fun, and inspiring is to create interactive content that can be easily consumed anywhere, anytime and actively utilized by employees across every department. Why go the extra mile when developing your training? As industries become increasingly competitive, independent business owners depend on their employees--and the quality of service they provide--to stand apart from their competition. But, like any [...]

6 Reasons Why Small Businesses & Startups Fail (Part 1)

By |2018-11-29T23:10:09+00:00September 17th, 2018|

“There’s no key to success; it’s a combination.” - Brad Lea, CEO of LightSpeed VT You already know that eight out of ten startups fail within the first 18 months. What’s the difference between the businesses that make it, and those that don’t? It’s a paradox: Every startup succeeds for a different reason. (Or, set of reasons.) But, the businesses that fail? According to Business Insider, those that fail almost always have one of the following mistakes in common: Poor financial management skills, or a poor understanding of cash flow. (82%) Starting out with too little [...]