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How to start the day productively?

How to start the day productively?

Good morning! Starting the day productively is easy if we know how. What do you typically do when you wake up? Some people go directly to the kitchen to make the first cup of coffee of the day, others prefer…

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10 leadership skills every leader needs to success

10 leadership skills every leader needs to success

20/02/2015
Gamelearn Team

Good leaders share a series of leadership skills that make them the best people to head teams. They know how to ask for advice, have a high degree of emotional intelligence, act with fairness and empathy, take risks. These are just…

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The good time management

The good time management

A good time manager decides at every moment in time what she wants to do and not what the circumstances force her to do. A good time manager is totally aware that she is able to decide what she wants…

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A little advice… say “no”

A little advice… say “no”

To be truly productive and avoid everyday distractions it is essential to detect what is important in your life (professional and personal) . Eliminate from your life anything that is superfluous, that does not bring you anything positive and that…

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Training simulators: learn by doing

Training simulators: learn by doing

The best way of learning is by doing. The more we do something, the better we get at it. How often do students finishing their long years of university study feel lost when facing their new professional challenge, which, in…

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Intelligent negotiation VS negotiation tactics

Intelligent negotiation VS negotiation tactics

11/02/2015
Gamelearn Team

It’s always more intelligent to negotiate looking for common interest and building long-term relationships than to turn the process into a mere contest. If we’re capable of working with the other negotiator to satisfy the interests of both parties, it’s…

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Just one extra task each day can make a difference

Just one extra task each day can make a difference

Getting through your daily To-Do List isn’t easy. But then, when you’re done, another task gets added on top. Another one? Think about it: one extra step each day adds up to 365 tasks completed by the end of the…

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Myths about gamification

Myths about gamification

04/02/2015
Gamelearn Team

Gamification doesn’t work Of course there are gamification programs that don’t work, but that doesn’t mean the concept is intrinsically flawed. When programs are implemented properly, companies find that the effectiveness gamification is no myth. Gamification is dead Saying that…

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Your time isn’t worth anything

Your time isn’t worth anything

That’s what the following behaviors communicate: Saying yes to everything. If we say “yes” to everything people ask of us, we hold up our priorities in response to anything that crosses out path. Saying “no” is a skill successful people…

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Multi-tasking is incompatible with efficiency. Why?

Multi-tasking is incompatible with efficiency. Why?

Monday morning. We sit down in front of the computer with a cup of coffee and open our mail. We’re almost ready to start answering e-mails and begin our workday when suddenly the telephone rings. In the middle of the…

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To Do List: the tool to be truly productive

To Do List: the tool to be truly productive

One of the keys to avoid stress at the very beginning of the day is to learn to be planned using taks lists. Our day is full of commitments, meetings, emails, interruptions … utter chaos we must learn to control if…

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How a Serious Game is made

How a Serious Game is made

In the world of e-Learning, a growing trend, well-known by online training experts, predominates. This involves “serious games,” the cornerstone of “gamification” and the engine of many training programs for companies and businesses. Most serious games are RPGs (Role Play…

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Work life balance: 7 tips to improve your life

Work life balance: 7 tips to improve your life

Reach a better work life balance is one of the main objectives to increase your productivity. Follow this seven tips to improve your work life balance and improve your life. 1. Avoid excessive planning Planning is important to organize the start…

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E-Learning, the most popular education purchase

E-Learning, the most popular education purchase

When selecting the technology to implement in training, e-learning is the most frequent choice. Half of schools use e-learning software and online homework portals and 29% is planning to include or modernize the one that they are using. Game-based learning…

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The positive impact of video games in training

The positive impact of video games in training

The study “Empowering Educators: Supporting Student Progress in the Classroom with Digital Games” developed by Jan Plass in NYU and Barry Fishman of Michigan University, affirm that more than half of the teachers (57%) use digital games weekly or frequently…

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Gamification in negotiation skills training

Gamification in negotiation skills training

23/12/2014
Gamelearn Team

Gamification in training and development has become an important element in corporate training, especially in sales teams. Negotiation skills training or development is very difficult. The theory of negotiation can be understood with a book, but in order to develop…

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GBL vs e-learning training

GBL vs e-learning training

Corporate training has changed dramatically since the appearance of online or e-learning products. In-class room training has inherent disadvantages, including being time consuming (participants have to block off large amounts of time), hard to coordinate, and logistically unavailable for teams…

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You have to work on soft skills!

You have to work on soft skills!

Soft skills are the traits that defines your relationships. In our daily life we are obsessed to understand what we do and what others do. Therefore, since childhood we are trained in hard skills, those that have to do with…

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Serious Games in corporate training

Serious Games in corporate training

Serious games or educational games, are games designed for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. Originally serious games were designed for technical skills development, in sectors like medicine, military or aviation. The use of serious games in corporate training…

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Gamification in corporate training

Gamification in corporate training

13/11/2014
Gamelearn Team

Gamification training has become a favored buzz word. That is why companies are including gamified elements as a part of their corporate training plans. Gamification has become an important element in corporate training as a way deployed by instructors to…

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