Harvey Mackay and John Alexander - Fredrickson Learning January 26 2017 event names 3

John Alexander, a training director at Travelers, agreed to tell us “his personal Harvey Mackay story, ” and explain to us why he’s excited to hear Harvey speak at our Jan. 26th event: Essential Business Skills from a Minnesota Icon. “Excited” might be an understatement. John was actually the one who approached us at Fredrickson with […]

The Business of Learning

At Fredrickson Learning, we like to stay in touch with the L&D industry. You might say we’re hungry for it. We run several thriving L&D communities, and networking is built into the heart of who we are as a company (heck, that’s how I got my job here). But it doesn’t end there. As an L&D […]

eLearning

In a recent study conducted by TrainingIndustry.com, learning leaders cited the majority of organizations are increasing their use of virtual instructor led training, or VILT. This doesn’t surprise me as organizations can bring globally dispersed participants together to collaborate and learn without the cost of travel. VILT provides that human touch and real-time collaboration that […]

Mobile Learning

Defining Mobile First The concept should be a familiar one by now, its associated image almost archetypal. A smart phone gives way to a tablet and then to a desktop, preserving the content. We know this design strategy as progressive enhancement and it stands opposite graceful degradation as the trendsetter for digital design. The basic […]

Mobile Learning

There are many motivations to create mobile learning. The sheer number of smart phones in use presents an unprecedented opportunity to reach many learners. So, it makes sense so many of us feel pressured to implement learning via mobile. Taking advantage of the opportunities mobile presents can lead to great success in learning, but I’m […]

Fredrickson Event - Image

With the 2016 Learning Leadership Summit just a few days away, I’d be hard pressed to pick a word to describe my feelings about the event. A few of the words and thoughts that come to mind include excited, connection, unbelievable, thankful, questions, respected, anticipation, and fun. Did I mention excited? There is a lot […]