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What is the most expensive part of your team? Their leaving

What is the most expensive part of your team? Their leaving

05/02/2020
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You have a team, and it is performing well. One of them leaves. What do you do? Now it is too late to fix it. The damage is done. You will need to find a new team member, do training,…

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How to give negative feedback in a constructive way

How to give negative feedback in a constructive way

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things”. Winston Churchill No one likes to receive negative feedback … but…

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How to Receive Feedback Effectively

How to Receive Feedback Effectively

“We all need people who give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” Bill Gates Your primary management tool is feedback Feedback allows your team to know what they’re doing right and what they’re doing wrong. If no one tells them,…

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How to Delegate Effectively

How to Delegate Effectively

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself” Andrew Carnegie Managing a team is a full-time job with hundreds of associated tasks and responsibilities. By delegating you’ll: Have more time for tasks that have…

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Workplace compliance: how to make it work

Workplace compliance: how to make it work

15/01/2020
Gamelearn Team

When you are managing a business or own a business, you must work on your corporate governance and compliance principles. Your company is required to be compliant with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability…

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What Makes the Difference in the Best Online Learning Platforms

What Makes the Difference in the Best Online Learning Platforms

A growing number of companies are improving their employees’ skills through the use of online training. While they are getting good results, companies are trying to learn what it takes to get the best out of these learning platforms. They…

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How to make OSHA training fun

How to make OSHA training fun

03/01/2020
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Years ago, American workers were subjected to some horrendous working conditions that led to numerous serious injuries and even death. In order to help both companies and employees stay safe, a governmental department was created. A large portion of keeping…

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The 4 Pillars of the Leadership Definition

The 4 Pillars of the Leadership Definition

26/12/2019
Gamelearn Team

Defining leadership can sometimes lead us to a territory where there are negative connotations such as: Obedience Hierarchy Chain of command For this reason, it is convenient to transmit this definition of leadership to the management teams from the most…

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What is empathy?

What is empathy?

Empathy is usually defined as the ability to feel other people’s emotions and put yourself in their shoes. It may seem simple, but there are times when being able to get out of your usual mental structure to understand others’…

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4 basic rules that will improve your talent retention

4 basic rules that will improve your talent retention

What is the most expensive aspect of your team? Letting any of its members go. If your team is performing amazingly and you have to face one of its members’ leave, the first thing that comes to your mind is…

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What does leadership mean to you? Some great definitions from our followers

What does leadership mean to you? Some great definitions from our followers

Every business needs wise leaders, that’s why “leadership” is one of the most searched words online, and our blog is not an exception. Our followers are often more concise and straight forward than us when it comes to describing important…

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“Playing is a key tool we use to engage L’Oréal employees”, Eric de la Tour, Business Excellence director

“Playing is a key tool we use to engage L’Oréal employees”, Eric de la Tour, Business Excellence director

Eric De La Tour, director of Business Excellence at L’Oréal, responds to some questions regarding his vision on corporate training based on his experience with this French cosmetics company’s sales team What is your role in L’Oréal? I am responsible…

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How to improve your team’s skills and performance

How to improve your team’s skills and performance

03/12/2019
Gamelearn Team

Your main goal as a leader is to guarantee that your team members have the necessary tools to do their job properly. A good leader works at the team’s service, not the other way around. Try to always look for…

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How to motivate your team in meetings – Checklist

How to motivate your team in meetings – Checklist

Tell your team you’re going to ask for them help to improve the team management: Meet separately with the team members in a one-to-one 30-minute interview, and ask them to answer the questions on the checklist below. Be responsible for…

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Ideas for rewarding your team

Ideas for rewarding your team

01/12/2019
Gamelearn Team

Rewarding your team is part of your role as a leader. You need to provide them with feedback. When goals are achieved you must do something to keep the motivation high, and we would like to share some ideas about…

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How to claim the value of your company in negotiation: the example of Google and Groupon

How to claim the value of your company in negotiation: the example of Google and Groupon

28/11/2019
Gamelearn Team

At the end of 2010, Google made an offer of $ 6 billion for Groupon, the technology Chicago-based company that sends emails with daily coupon offers for local products and services to consumers around the world. Starting off the negotiation…

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Apollo-Optik uses a serious game to put on the “leader glasses”

Apollo-Optik uses a serious game to put on the “leader glasses”

21/11/2019
Gamelearn Team

Apollo-Optik is a German optician company and is part of Grandvision Group. Apollo was founded in 1972 and is based in the Bavarian city of Schwabach. With more than 850 stores, Apollo is the largest optical retailer in Germany. The…

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Keys to avoid procrastinating and increase your productivity

Keys to avoid procrastinating and increase your productivity

It might seem that procrastination is a word more fit for the worlds of medicine or meteorology because of its Latin origin, but no; In fact, we often use it in our daily lives because it refers to the habit…

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Why use video games for your team’s onboarding

Why use video games for your team’s onboarding

The onboarding process is vital for your organization to function effectively. On the one hand, you do not want to invest time in unproductive and repetitive aspects of your day to day tasks, but on the other, you want to…

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NHS Wales uses a video game for developing soft skills

NHS Wales uses a video game for developing soft skills

NHS Wales (Welsh National Health Service) joins the long list of public agencies around the world that have validated and demonstrated the effectiveness of the video game in the field of corporate training. The difference with NHS Wales is that…

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