Starting your L&D career on the right foot is important. The habits you create early on tend to stay with you. Some habits strengthen your connections, personal growth, or expertise — i.e., your career — while others leave those things untouched. You’ve probably experienced moments when something you wanted passed you by. It’s not a […]

L&D project communication

Whether you are managing one large project or many small projects, effective L&D project communication skills can help reduce your stress and give your project(s) a higher probability of success. New learning and development professionals typically learn project communication skills on the job, often through trial and error. Five experts shared their tips so you […]

Learning Technology & Trends

In conversations with others in our community, through the work we do, and our own exploration and professional development, we’ve compiled the following list of L&D trends that we feel have the most relevance for 2018 and beyond. Video and Interactive Video Video is the new kid on the block that everyone wants to be […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

Some people are natural instructors. They adapt well to changing audiences and can generate interest in the most banal topics. But let’s be honest. That isn’t everyone. And when it matters most – when the audience is a new or potential customer of our product – companies are often caught in a dilemma. They can […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

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 […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

It’s just over a week until our 10th annual Learning Leadership Summit!  This year we’ve had a record number of registrations for the Midwest’s largest annual gathering of leadership-level learning professionals.  Everyone seems especially pumped up for this year’s Summit. And why wouldn’t everyone in L&D be pumped up?  This year we welcome to the Summit stage […]