learning and development

ABR’s Director of Instructional Design Featured in Learning Insights Podcast

Elise Margol

ABR’s own Elise Margol, Director of Instructional Design, was featured recently on Learning Insights Radio! The discussion included insights and observations on how the field of learning and instructional design has changed and grown over the past 20 or so years. You can listen to the Learning Insights podcast on the Business Radio-X website. Elise is a senior […]

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Developer, Facilitator, Cheerleader: Do I Need to Motivate My Project Team?

Cindy Weissman

Wikipedia defines Training and Development as “a function of human resource management concerned with organizational activity aimed at bettering the performance of individuals and groups in organizational settings.” When you serve as a project leader, is it also your responsibility to keep your team motivated to complete the project? The following scenario might sound familiar… […]

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Lead from the Middle: Changing Our Approach to Training Mid-Level Managers

Amy Fox

Not long ago Harvard Business Review conducted a survey that found nearly half (48 percent) of Generation Y professionals at Fortune 500 companies, including many in middle management, planned to leave their current job within two years. The same survey found that 85 percent of respondents felt their companies’ leadership pipeline would suffer unless their middle […]

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ABR and Apptix Win Gold in Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards

Cincinnati, Ohio (September 30, 2013) – Accelerated Business Results (ABR), a full-service, award-winning training company, and Apptix® (OSE:APP), a premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, have taken home the gold in the 2013 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards. The organizations were awarded the coveted “Gold” distinction in the Best Extended […]

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Stay in the Know: Is Your Organization Ready for Virtual Classrooms?

Karrin Frilling

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing an article we came across that we found interesting. We think you will too. Virtual training is a hot trend in the industry today and many organizations believe that the shift from an actual classroom to a virtual one is pretty straightforward. […]

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What Service Are You Really Providing?

I had an experience recently that was very frustrating but made me think harder about the service I provide as a learning professional. Before I get to the “how this applies to us,” let me tell you the story. My Garage Story A friend bought a gift for me. It was a service that installs […]

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